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The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Opens Applications for 2021 Scholarship Program

The Record 16 Apr 2021
In partnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund, the "Empowering America" Scholarship program consists of one $5,000 scholarship for a winning student pursuing a media career as talent in front of the camera or microphone in an area such as television, radio, or digital media, ...

Saint Anselm students serve as tutors to Manchester school kids

Union Leader 16 Apr 2021
“Our program is open to anyone who might need help with a particular emphasis on students from backgrounds that are traditionally under represented or marginalized,” said Nicole Lora, the center’s director ... Funding for the program has come from a variety of sources, including the center’s student payroll and federal work study budget, the N.H.

Editorial Board: Stanford needs to better serve the disability community

Stanford Daily 16 Apr 2021
The University initially refused to fund his medically necessary accommodation, classifying it as a “personal service.” Thankfully, it changed course for Milane, but it did not change the policy for other current and future students ... There should be a clear program to ensure all ...

ASUM Elections 2021: Durnell/Lock ticket wins ASUM presidency

Montana Kaimin 16 Apr 2021
Thursday, with a voter turnout of 13.4%, a total of 1,268 students ... A new proposal, the optional $5 fee would provide BIPOC student groups on campus with additional funding for on-campus events and programming ... This means students have approved to continue an optional $5 fee to continue to fund MontPIRG.

CDC: 'breakthrough case' numbers show vaccines work; Pfizer CEO says third shot likely needed within ...

The Columbus Dispatch 16 Apr 2021
Connecticut will use $10.7 million in federal funding to set up summer learning programs to help students who have fallen behind because of chronic absenteeism and other issues related to the absence of full-time, in-person learning ... public school students back into classrooms.

MassINC: State's Early College Initiative needs more funding, diversity

The Milford Daily News 15 Apr 2021
BOSTON — Pointing to successful cases in Framingham and Milford, a new report finds the state's Early College Initiative can improve a student’s chances of pursuing a degree, but that more funding and program expansion are needed to ensure minority students take part.

Controversial teacher merit pay program goes unfunded amid pandemic

The Northside Sun 15 Apr 2021
Tate Reeves must approve the education budget passed by lawmakers this year, a merit pay program he supports was not funded this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic ... Last year, Reeves partially vetoed the education budget because it did not fund the School Recognition Program, which he championed dating back to his time as lieutenant governor.

RCC awarded nearly $300,000 grant to train cybersecurity specialists

The Robesonian 15 Apr 2021
Students also will be connected to community partners as they complete internships in the program, Hunt said ... But funding in the Information Technology program at RCC can help address the shortage, by reaching one student at a time and providing them with support needed to enter into those careers, RCC President Melissa Singler said.

Blazers’ Damian Lillard delivers special ‘student edition’ of Dame 7 sneakers to Portland-area schools

The Oregonian 15 Apr 2021
Lillard shared a “student edition” of his Adidas sneaker dedicated to the schools from his signature Respect program, which focuses on inspiring ongoing, respectful behavior among youth across three Portland-area high schools ... from the program by dropping in on school Zoom calls.

Mass. House budget plan avoids cuts, tax hikes; some still concerned with education funding

The Berkshire Eagle 15 Apr 2021
It’s going to be on time, it’s going to be focused on getting people back to work and getting schools, students and teachers back to school by the fall,” said Pignatelli, who praised funding levels for the cultural sector, as well as for Department of Conservation and Recreation parks and other environment-related spending.

TN promised free lunch payments to poor families a year ago. They're still going hungry.

The Columbia Daily Herald 15 Apr 2021
The P-EBT program, funded by money from the federal government, is supposed to help the families of more than 700,000 school children in Tennessee ... The program pays for food for qualified families because students missed 183 days of school lunches ... The state mailed cards for about 368,000 students during the second round of funding, Arnold said.

Maryland legislators increase BOOST funding, pass bills expanding prenatal care grants and giving pandemic relief

Catholic Standard 15 Apr 2021
In a packed last few days of the 2021 session of the Maryland General Assembly, legislators increased funding for the BOOST (Broadening Options & Opportunities for Students Today) scholarship program and approved several types of support related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Malverne, West Hempstead schools to receive funds for pre-K programs

LI Herald 15 Apr 2021
West Hempstead Superintendent Daniel Rehman said that more than 50 percent of the district’s kindergarten students arrive with no prior school experience ... “Creating a pre-K program is another step in our educational journey to provide an expansion program for all West Hempstead students.”.

How to end college sports arms race

The Scranton Times-Tribune 15 Apr 2021
Alston to allow colleges to award unlimited educational expenses to student-athletes ... The highest-paid state employees in 40 states are head coaches of NCAA athletic programs ... The arms race is fueled in large part by university funding and student athletic fees that are used to buttress athletic budgets.

Methuen schools win $65k grant for new kitchen equipment

Eagle-Tribune 15 Apr 2021
School meal programs operate on extremely tight budgets, funded by cafeteria sales and reimbursements for meals served, according to a press release from the School Nutrition Foundation ... temporary staffing and other costs associated with current COVID-19 feeding programs.