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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



Grants Focus on Better Information from Community Colleges
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

Commit! Findings on Philanthropic Dollars for Dallas Countyís Education Programs
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

Head Start Classes to Have Fewer Children Due to Sequestration
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

First-ever EU e-Inclusion Map to Measure Improved Digital Literacy
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

Charter High School for Homeless Hosts Open House in Newly Renovated Building
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

Michelle Obama Leads ReachHigher Initiative
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

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

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

National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program
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






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Social Entrepreneur Launches Peru State College’s Distinguished Speaker Series

Social Entrepreneur Launches Peru State College’s Distinguished Speaker Series
Social entrepreneur and co-founder of Krochet Kids International, Kohl Crecilius, Peru State College’s 2013-14 Distinguished Speaker Series...



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