Education, General/Other News
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First Nations Development Institute announces its Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program that Native American college students pursuing careers in agriculture and...more
Newton North alums Camilla Shearman and Elena Hemler spent four months volunteering at Sega Girls School, a residential school for girls in Tanzania which is supported by the nonprofit Nurturing...more
D.C.'s college students are feeling the severe impact of the federal budget cut or sequestration. Most of the students rely on federal grant programs to cover student financial aid.
According to a new study, children who are disadvantaged but have attended quality early childhood education programs, including healthcare and nutrition, have significantly improved health as...more
Camilla Benbow, writer for the Tennessean, addresses homelessness among children as one of the "greatest challenges facing society today."
Benbow points at educational institutions to deliver...more
The 20 Million Minds Foundation, a nonprofit committed to bringing higher education into the digital age, commends Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and Al Franken (D-Minnesota) on their new...more
Parikshit Jain, who quit his job at McKinsey in 2006 to start Vienova Technology, is now bringing world-class education services to students.
The interactive technology benefits the students...more
The E-Team Machinist Job Training program gets a $47,000 grant from the Department of Housing and Economic Development, enabling the staff to finish the class.
The E-Team program is a free...more
At an apex forum entitled "The Role of Civil Society in promoting Education", civil society leaders convene at All India Muslim Majlis-E-Mushawarat to speak about the educational conditions that...more
The US Department of Health and Human Services awards $2.8 million grants to help more than 1,000 veterans become nurses.
The grants will enable more than a thousand veterans get baccalaureate...more