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MCC programs offer free education in in-demand careers

Watauga Democrat 04 Mar 2021
The first program is made available through the Gene Haas Scholarship, which funds students’ education to earn the machining processes certificate ... Meanwhile, students have the option to pursue a number of continuing education classes through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) fund.

Focus on the Finish offers 60 percent tuition scholarship to expand education

Mount Pleasant Morning Sun 04 Mar 2021
Focus on the Finish expands upon the statewide scholarship programs by providing financial assistance, academic support, flexible timelines and career development for Frontliners or Reconnect students who are interested in earning a four-year degree once they complete an associate degree.- Advertisement -.

Bills would expand feminine hygiene benefits for SNAP, WIC, assist special needs students

Journal Star 04 Mar 2021
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House Human Services Committee advanced two bills Tuesday, one allowing the use of certain federal nutrition benefits to purchase feminine hygiene products and another allowing special needs students to stay with a school program past their 22nd birthday.

The Giant Experiment That Could Keep Schools Open

The Atlantic 04 Mar 2021
But a program of this scale will also push some districts to make tough trade-offs as they try to fund their students’ way back to in-person learning ... Abeyta told me that about 100 of the district’s more than 6,000 students are completing remote-learning sessions in school ...

Plan would use pandemic stimulus funds for enhanced summer school

Las Vegas Review-Journal 04 Mar 2021
CARSON CITYDemocratic state lawmakers said Wednesday they will propose using funds from the next round of federal pandemic stimulus, as much as $1 billion, to bolster summer school programs across the state to help students recover from a year of learning lost to pandemic restrictions.

Can WSU afford to keep pouring millions into athletics while other departments shrink?

Inlander 04 Mar 2021
WSU President Kirk Schulz and other administrators argue that a competitive athletics program brings outsized returns in national recognition, student recruitment and intercollegiate partnerships ... Financial records show the university typically provides about $13 million in direct funding and student fees to the athletics program.

Community: NRCC to offer new SHRM program

The Roanoke Times 04 Mar 2021
The program will be administered by NRCC’s workforce development office as one of its FastForward offerings, which are low-cost, short-term training programs that prepare students for in-demand careers. Typically, students who take FastForward programs pay only one-third of the normal cost of training.

Students making academic gains

Crossville Chronicle 04 Mar 2021
Student proficiency in reading and math will determine which students qualify for summer learning programs established by recent state legislation ... The state has said it will provide funding for summer camps for priority students.

Davidson County students begin clothing closet for classmates

The Lexington Dispatch 04 Mar 2021
In reality, the boutique is a clothing closet and a valuable resource for several students who attend the adult education program who find themselves in need of clothing but no funds for the purchases ... All of the items in the boutique were donated by students or teachers of the Get REAL program ... We want our students to be leaders.".

Scholarships help students earn nurse practitioner degrees, keep quality health care in rural Illinois

Dispatch Argus 04 Mar 2021
This year alone, the bureau will award 15 scholarships in the amount of $4,000, funded by the Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program ... When the program began 29 years ago, scholarships worth $2,000 were awarded to a couple of students ... Medical Student Assistance Program.

Will legislature allow Alabamians to vote on gambling?

South East Sun 04 Mar 2021
A good many of those Georgia students attend college in their state free under the Hope Scholarship Program funded with these lottery dollars. A substantial amount of these funds going to Georgia students come from Alabamians who buy Georgia Lottery tickets ... The new gambling revenue could raise as much as one-third of the General Fund budget.

Dr. Blackman reacts to Medgar Evers’ Prez resignation

Metro USA 04 Mar 2021
“Our new president will be responsible for unifying the college’s stakeholders in improving enrollment, retention, and graduation rates, revitalizing and expanding our degree programs and curriculum, raising funds, and increasing faculty, staff, and student morale,” he expressed.

Credit union supports Junior Achievement auction

The Sharon Herald 04 Mar 2021
Funds raised from this event help local students with virtual programming on entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work readiness.

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