Education, General/Other News
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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
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
Bill McKenzie, an editorial columnist for Dallas News, looks at the reports released by Commit!, a research community serving as the backbone for Dallas County education.
Among the findings,...more
Local Head Start programs across the country will seem to have fewer students due to the federal budget cuts.
Some Head Start programs, due to sequestration cuts that took effect earlier this...more
Together with the Telecentre-Europe and the University of Washington Information School, the JRC study "Mapping e-Inclusion actors in EU27" surveyed up to 3,000 organizations from the public, third...more
The Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids, a year-round charter high school working with homeless, dropout and at-risk youth, will be holding an open house for community and business leaders,...more
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to students at the University of Texas at San Antonio during the city's fourth-annual College Signing Day.
During her stay in Texas, the First Lady will...more
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.
A new study by IIASA researchers and colleagues at the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital finds that improvements in education levels worldwide have been key drivers of...more
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