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Undergraduate Students Get Financial Aid, Still Suffers from Meeting College Costs
More undergraduates are being awarded financial aid, the average college student still endure unmet college costs and what students can afford to pay on their own or with grant aid. Students with...more



For 100 Volunteer Hours, Students Receive $1000 Award
The 2014 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship is now available for up to 100 Montana high school seniors. The Governor's Office of Community Service, Montana Campus Compact, and Student Assistance...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

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

Early Learning Is Important, According to New Studies
According to researchers, early mental and intellectual stimulation is crucial for ensuing learning later in life. The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) will host a symposium that...more

Head Start Program to Include Toledo
The Head Start program will include the city of Toledo as part of a national pilot project announced by the US Department of Health and Human Services. The pilot project urges applicants to be...more

Prudential Recognizes Outstanding Student Volunteers
D.C. students Sydney Kamen, of Georgetown Day School, and Maxine Bailey, of Holy Trinity School, have been granted a Prudential Spirit of Community Award along with 100 other civic-minded youth from...more

Kids with Poor Motor Performance Leads to Poor Academic Skills in First Three Years
According to a new study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, children with poor motor performance were found to have poorer reading and arithmetic skills than their better...more

Early School Engagement Helps Youths Prevent Dropouts and Problematic Social Behaviors
According to a study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Connecticut College, helping youth stay engaged in school is less likely to dropout. The findings reveal that youths who...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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