Education, General/Other News
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Baltimore Business Journal Editor Joanna Sullivan chats with the president and CEO of the Living Classrooms Foundation James Piper Bond in a video interview regarding the Foundation as an educational...more
Higher education experts called on Congress to reform tax-based student aid to make sure it reaches the low- and middle-income families who most need it to access and complete college.
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
According to a new study, children who are disadvantaged but have attended quality early childhood education programs, including healthcare and nutrition, have significantly improved health as...more
James Smith, president of the Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland, wants workforce developers to work with school districts to furnish employees with the skills to meet the growing demands of...more
The culmination of the federal budget crisis on Capitol Hill made District officials halt financial-aid payments for more than 1,300 D.C. high school graduates who are pursuing college.
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
Chicago-based nonprofit Big Shoulders Fund and the Chicago office of Ernst & Young LLP has partnered to boost math education through technology.
Ernst & Young LLP has announced $75,000 over the...more
In a new study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, children who are exposed to lead are almost three times more likely to experience school suspension by the 4th grade than kids who are not...more
Peter Thiel, PayPal creator, libertarian and The Thiel Foundation founder, is constantly challenging the status quo with its Thiel Fellows program.
The program offers a select group of...more