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HHS Issues $12 Million ACA Funding to Support Health Centers Train Primary Care Providers
Health and Human Services (HHS) announces $12 million Affordable Care Act funds to help 32 Teaching Health Centers implement training in their primary care residency programs nationwide. The...more



Why You Should Watch Out for This Education Startup
Chicago-based education startup ThinkCERCA, founded in 2012, develops software that teaches grades 4 to 12 students critical thinking and analytical skills. Chuck Templeton, founder of OpenTable...more

Governor Corbett Highlights $3 Million Proposal to Support Quality Early Child Care and Education
Governor Tom Corbett today highlighted his $3 million budget proposal to fund the Rising STARS initiative, which targets resources to support quality early child care and learning, specifically for...more

Parent Volunteer Teaches Students Art at Charter School
Parent volunteer Jessica Owens spends her time and money planning and creating art projects and obtaining supplies to teach students at the Pocatello Community Charter School. Jessica is a regular...more

International Students Contribute Billions to US Economy
According to a new economic data reported by NAFSA: Association of International Educators, over 700,000 international students throughout the country supported close to 300,000 jobs and contributed...more

National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program
The National Health Service Corps is sponsoring a grant program which offers loan repayments to medical students (MD and DO) who are in their last year of school. In order to be eligible for the...more

Disadvantaged Children Participating in Quality Early Childhood Programs Help Prevent Chronic Diseases in Adulthood
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

Ramsey County Commissioner Joins NACo on Human Services and Education
At the 2013 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference held in Fort Worth, Texas, Ramsey County Commissioner Toni Carter served as chair of the NACo Steering Committee on Human...more

Cabrillo College Presents Youth Entrepreneur Weeklong Classes
The Youth Entrepreneurship Program at Cabrillo College will be having four weeklong courses this summer. Middle- and high-school students are encouraged to participate in the courses. There are 20...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






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New Social Enterprise Hub In Ballymena


New Social Enterprise Hub In Ballymena

The Northern Zone Social Enterprise Hub at Ballymena’s Ecos Centre has now officially opened. The launching ceremony was carried out by Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland.




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