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Six States Receive Supplemental Award from 2013 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant
Departments of Education (ED) Secretary Arne Duncan and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announce the supplemental awardees from the 2013 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grant...more



Creating Programs That Mentor and Move Minorities to Majorities in STEM
Mathematician Carlos Castillo-Chavez leads a program that influences and engages diverse groups of students to STEM at the high school level. This program is modeled to accelerate minorities 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

What Helps Lead to Associations of Civil Society?
The importance of considering the right balance of the relations between church and state has often been ignored by politicians. Matthew Kaemingk, a doctoral student at Fuller Theological...more

Gannon University Receives $520,000 Grant for Integrated Business Transformation Program
Gannon University has been provided a $520,800 Discovered in PA-Developed in PA grant to support its Integrated Business Transformation program. Gannon's Erie Technology Incubator, Small Business...more

Students Develop Road Map for Richland County Community
Ohio State University students in Columbus are developing a road map geared to enhance the community of Richland County. The Richland Community Development Group will conduct a lunch meeting on...more

HHS Provides $2.8 Million to Help Veterans Advance in Nursing Careers
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

Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program
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

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program Deadline Extended
The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program (formerly Nursing Scholarship Program) will offer scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2-year full-time service commitment (or part-time), at...more

Student Innovators Take Part in Southshire Challenge
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






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DC High School Senior is Recognized As Top Young Entrepreneur of America

DC High School Senior is Recognized As Top Young Entrepreneur of America
Steve Mariotti, Founder of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, writes about Dagim, a high school senior recognized as...



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