Education, General/Other News
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Leigh Library earned a helping hand from nearly 30 volunteers to keep one paid librarian at any one time in the Grade II listed building.
The Southend Council hopes to begin training volunteers by...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
Higher education experts called on Congress to reform tax-based student aid to make sure it reaches the low- and middle-income families who most need it to access and complete college.
Metro Denver's homeless children will be able to get school supply donations, thanks to the Access Housing in Commerce City who held a donation drive to collect school supplies.
The Center for Law and Social Policy reports that the latest iteration of Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants will require state applicants to develop on online...more
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
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
Lisa Doyle, communications and donor relations manager for Bridge Communities, shares how Bridge saw the need to educate school-aged children about poverty and homelessness.
At Bridge, kids get...more
Jospeh Malinga, an allAfrica.com writer, participated in a civil society team that released a position paper to the parliamentary committee on Education.
The paper is part of an effort pushed by...more
In its first year, the Southshire Challenge is a new initiative where local businesses or government organizations presented students in grades K-12 with a challenge.
Participating schools that...more