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Looking at the Budget for Educating Kids with Special Needs
Local legislators from the Southwestern Vermont Supervisory Union and Bennington Economic Development Partners met with economic development and school officials at a legislative breakfast to discuss...more



Citadel Bags Higher Education Civic Engagement Award
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, is one of chosen five higher education institutions throughout the nation to win the Washington Center 2013 Higher Education Civic Engagement...more

New Study Shows Bilingual Kids Prefer Interaction with Accent-free Speakers
According to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, researchers from Concordia University found that, like monolingual children, bilingual children prefer speaking exchanges with...more

Civic Engagement: Part of Solution in Higher Education
Huffington Post bloggers, Amanda Moore McBride and Eric Mlyn, write coinciding to the "crisis" in American higher education is the growth of the civic engagement movement on college...more

Social Entrepreneurship Thrives at Universities
More and more higher education institutions support social entrepreneurship and bring institutional-wide changes on support provision for social entrepreneurs. According to Karl Belizaire, policy...more

People Come Together for Afterschool and Out-of-school Time Youth Development Programs
Parents, youth, faith-based and business leaders, program administrators, educators and other advocates for youth and education from across Pennsylvania will flock together to address the importance...more

Federal Budget Dispute Halts Tuition Grants to D.C. College Students
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. A tuition...more

Living Classrooms Foundation CEO Video Interview
Baltimore Business Journal Editor Joanna Sullivan chats with the president and CEO of the Living Classrooms Foundation James Piper Bond in a video interview regarding the Foundation as an educational...more

Young Social Entrepreneur Works to Improve Education in U.S.
Chase Winder, a young social entrepreneur who founded nonprofit Digital Learning Alliance (DLA), works to rebuild the educational system in the United States through the use of technology that...more

Reading Program Needs Volunteers
The Start Making a Reader Today Program, organized by SMART, is seeking for volunteers to help them cater to more than 700 student participants in Klamath County. The program reportedly needs 95...more





Social entrepreneurs Manjil Rana and Shin-chul Yoon founded the Maya Universe Academy as an answer to Nepal’s growing problems in its educational system.




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