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Lamont’s budget shamefully ignores educational inequities

The CT Mirror 23 Mar 2023
Our communities deserve a student-centered, need-based funding system regardless of their race, zip code, or type of public school they attend. I urge Governor Lamont and the legislature to pass a budget that permanently prioritizes students and achieves funding equity for all public schools this legislative session.

With school transportation an 'equity' issue, mayor wants Home Rule petition to change law

The Herald News 23 Mar 2023
FALL RIVER — With the cost of educating Fall River students rising year after year, Mayor Paul Coogan said he’s trying to find creative ways to bridge the funding gap ... Make no mistake, Coogan said he’s grateful for the increased funding from the state thanks to the Student Opportunity Act.

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits Greeley school, delivers good news on school meals

The Tribune Greeley 23 Mar 2023
Vilsack called the nutrition services work happening at Maplewood and in District 6 “miraculous.” He credited the elected school board for its commitment to students in opting to use the general funds to pay for meals for students who didn’t qualify for ...

Hamilton County's first school-based health clinic set to open at Howard Connect Academy

Chatanooga Times Free Press 23 Mar 2023
A school-based health clinic provides comprehensive, preventive and primary health care services to students. Parental consent is always required for students to receive care ... "We're doing a school-based health clinic because it's going to increase the access to health care, affordable health care, to those students and their families.".

In Texas Senate hearing, education savings accounts face questions about accountability and impact on public schools

Waco Tribune-Herald 23 Mar 2023
But public school leaders have expressed concerns that the savings account program would worsen the enrollment declines they’ve had in recent years — and in Texas, where school districts receive state dollars based on student attendance, that would mean less funding.

SGA Senate approves funds, passes new member amendment

Victoria Advocate 23 Mar 2023
The Student Government Association (SGA) Senate approved funding for the Madison Aerospace Club, DREAM Weekend and Alpha Kappa Alpha and passed an amendment providing more support to new members during Tuesday’s meeting. SGA approves contingency funds ... students to JMU, Norton said.

STEM Grant takes middle school teacher ‘over the moon’

The Morganton News Herald 23 Mar 2023
In addition to a stint at Space Academy for Educators, Gladden plans to use the funding to immerse her school in STEM experiences to help students better understand what life could be like on Mars ... Gladden plans to use the funding for innovative and hands-on technology to provide ...

$2.6M grant supports research between MCPS and UM

Missoulian 23 Mar 2023
The funding bolsters efforts that began in 2016 ... “Most importantly, to young children of students who are in those classrooms.” ... Graduate students at the College of Education will be directly involved in the project and the grant will fund several graduate assistant positions and tuition waivers for their work.

PASSHE seeks funding to address nursing, physician assistant shortage

Herald-Standard 23 Mar 2023
Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is seeking state funding to address the shortage of nurses and physician assistants ... PASSHE is seeking $112 million in state funding to train more students in six in-demand, high-growth jobs, including nurses and physician assistants.

Rahman ’26: Brown can better support students receiving financial aid by eliminating the student contribution

The Brown Daily Herald 23 Mar 2023
Summer/Semester Programs for Research, Internships and Teaching funding opportunities, such as the LINK award which supports students pursuing unpaid internships or low-paid positions, might partially fill this gap ... contribution component of their aid packages with grant funding.

College bound and beyond

Journal Review 23 Mar 2023
Here you may find resources on several types of scholarships and grants available to incoming and returning college students (including adults) ... These easy-to-follow-guides will help students and parents find ways to fund their pursuit of knowledge ... Let us assist you in finding resources to support your college funding needs.

JWCC to Host 11th annual Student Show & Sell Art Show

The Hawk Eye 23 Mar 2023
John Wood Community College’s Heath Center Art Gallery will feature artwork by JWCC students during the 11th annual Student Show and Sell ...The Show and Sell Art Show provides students experience in showing their art and insight on pricing their work based on the value put into creating it,” said Jenna Seaborn, JWCC gallery curator.

Stone Academy students left in limbo as they await audit

The CT Mirror 23 Mar 2023
Jennifer Mendez, a student in Stone Academy‘s licensed practical nurse program, was scheduled to take her exit exam on July 8 ... Since then, about 850 students have been unable to obtain their transcripts while the Office of Higher Education audits the academy’s records to determine the validity of its coursework.

House Freedom Caucus hits back after White House comments, pledges spending cuts

The Advocate & Democrat 23 Mar 2023
The caucus has said it would vote to raise the debt ceiling in exchange for concessions, including ending the $400 billion student loan debt cancellation program, rescinding unspent COVID-19 funding, rescinding $80 billion in Internal Revenue Service funding from the Inflation ...

Alpha Delta Kappa hosting rummage sale Friday, Saturday

The Maryville Daily Times 23 Mar 2023
... the members of Alpha Delta Kappa in Maryville are hosting a rummage sale this weekend to provide funds for scholarship recipients who will continue to flourish their passion for students’ service.

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