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Education, Not Fertility, Drives Economic Development
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



Playing Online Video Games May Help Students Learn Civic Education
In a study published in The Journal of Social Studies Research, researchers have found out that playing online video games is effective in teaching civics education among students. The study shows...more

Looking at the Budget for Educating Kids with Special Needs
Local legislators from the Southwestern Vermont Supervisory Union and Bennington Economic Development Partners met with economic development and school officials at a legislative breakfast to discuss...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

People Come Together for Afterschool and Out-of-school Time Youth Development Programs
Parents, youth, faith-based and business leaders, program administrators, educators and other advocates for youth and education from across Pennsylvania will flock together to address the importance...more

Cabrillo College Presents Youth Entrepreneur Weeklong Classes
The Youth Entrepreneurship Program at Cabrillo College will be having four weeklong courses this summer. Middle- and high-school students are encouraged to participate in the courses. There are 20...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

US Trails Far Behind Other Countries Despite Latest Early Education Investments
Council on Foreign Relations' (CFR) new report finds lack of both investment and participation in pre-kindergarten in the United States. However, despite of current investments in early...more

Council for Affordable and Rural Housing Scholarship Program
The Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) is looking for eligible applicants for them to apply for scholarship, which will be $1,000 per semester for educational expenses, with four years...more






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Hexham Social Enterprise Launches Workshop to Provide Training for the Unemployed

Hexham Social Enterprise Launches Workshop to Provide Training for the Unemployed
A Gilesgate-based shop and community facility, Hexham’s Core Music, launches a separate workshop where up...



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