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Federal Sequestration Delays Financial-Aid Payments to a Thousand D.C. Graduates
The culmination of the federal budget crisis on Capitol Hill made District officials halt financial-aid payments for more than 1,300 D.C. high school graduates who are pursuing college. The D.C....more



Cognizant Sponsors Maker Corps Host Sites to Incite STEM Career Interest
Cognizant Technology Solutions, a leading provider of IT-related and business process outsourcing services, is sponsoring six Maker Corp host sites as part of its initiative to build student interest...more

Senate Appropriations Bill to Provide Funds to Low-Income and Disadvantaged Students
The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) recently passed an appropriations bill. The bill will provide continued funds to...more

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

Afterschool Programs Most Beneficial When Supported By Organizations and Communities
An afterschool program dubbed as the "Good Behavior Game" (GBG) is being evaluated to see whether organizational and community resources contribute to the program's overall effectivity. During...more

Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health Scrubs Academy
The University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health is sponsoring the Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy, which provides a...more

USD Molds Social Entrepreneurs as Agents of Change
University of San Diego (USD) was dubbed as a "changemaker campus" by the nonprofit organization Ashoka. USD seeks to equip future leaders who adopt philanthropic goals and objectives. USD is...more

Colorado Schools Become Focus of Green Strides Best Practices Tour
The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program visited schools and districts throughout the state that have demonstrated sustainable practices and environmental leadership in public...more






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Launching Multimedia Social Enterprise as Result of Internship Project at Teesside University

Launching Multimedia Social Enterprise as Result of Internship Project at Teesside University
WhatAbout Films, a social enterprise which helps community organizations with film and multimedia projects, has been...



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