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Why $17.7M in relief money for students remains unspent

The Norman Transcript 19 Aug 2022
The $8 million Bridge the Gap Digital Wallet program lacked oversight and safeguards against fraud, allowing parents to purchase miscellaneous items like furniture and televisions when funds were supposed to provide learning materials for students.

Purdue, Earlham awarded federal grants

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 19 Aug 2022
“McNair grants fund projects at universities and colleges that help underrepresented students to access doctoral programs.” ... McNair-funded initiatives also prepare students for doctoral study through tutoring, academic counseling, and assistance with securing admission to and financial assistance for enrollment in graduate programs.

West Virginia court to hear appeal of school voucher ruling

The Daily Independent - Ashland 19 Aug 2022
More than 3,000 students had been approved to receive around $4,300 each during the program's inaugural cycle ... In January, three parents filed a lawsuit saying the program incentivized students to withdraw from public schools and drained funds from the public education system.

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Rutland Herald 19 Aug 2022
RUTLAND — Nine Rutland County high school students recently completed Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center’s MedQuest 2.0 program held Aug ... The new Vermont Trades Scholarship Forgivable Loan Program, administered by Vermont Student Assistance Corp ... certificate programs.

TAMIU will host a Saturday Open House and Welcome Day to incoming students

LMT Online 19 Aug 2022
in the Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center ... He highlighted that many programs are also offered to students to help them cover their tuition on graduate and undergraduate programs and encourage them to ask for this assistance. “Additional support programs, part of our #Comeback Programs for resuming students, are also available.

More kids to get access to mental and physical health treatment under new Biden plan

The Citizens 19 Aug 2022
"It's really giving that assurance that yes, from our perspective, schools should be and can get funding through the Medicaid program to deliver mental health services as well as other services to kids," Brooks-LaSure said ... "Expanded Medicaid funding for school health services is good for students ... "And bottom line this is good for students.

Rices Landing native exploring geometric manifolds as part of grant-funded project

Herald-Standard 19 Aug 2022
A junior mathematics major from Rice’s Landing, Saesan is working closely with Kirk McDermott, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics, on a faculty-student research project funded by SRU’s Summer Collaborative Research Experience grant program, which helps introduce undergraduate students to the world of academic research.

Mosaic invests $1M to fund training program for Indigenous students

CTV 19 Aug 2022
The Mosaic Company recently announced they would invest $1 million to fund Morris Interactive’s Potash Digital Skills Training Program for Indigenous students ... .

UVU opens Gary R. Herbert Institute for Public Policy

Deseret News 19 Aug 2022
He said this institute is providing valuable opportunities for UVU students. "UVU has a lot of great programs and things … we do for our students, but to have a high-impact internship in Washington, D.C., like those now being funded through America First Credit Union, changes the trajectory of their life in a magnificent way.

New Jersey kicks off 'Pay it Forward' zero interest college loan program

Burlington County Times 18 Aug 2022
The program will train an initial cohort of students by paying their tuition and some of their costs with grant funding for stipends for living expenses and mental health counseling services ... The money paid back by students will go back into the program to fund future students in high-demand and high-growth industries.

Why $17.7M in relief money for Oklahoma students remains unspent

The Express-Star 18 Aug 2022
The $8 million Bridge the Gap Digital Wallet program lacked oversight and safeguards against fraud, allowing parents to purchase miscellaneous items like furniture and televisions when funds were supposed to provide learning materials for students.

MCC Awarded IDEAS Grant to Build Study Abroad Capacity

The Flushing View 18 Aug 2022
Students (IDEAS) Program ... This program is funded by the U.S ... Funded projects are supporting such activities as developing new international partnerships and programs, training faculty and staff, internationalizing curriculum, creating resources to engage diverse student groups in study abroad and creating virtual and hybrid exchanges.

High school football: Westwood to participate in "Our Day to Shine" scrimmage

Palestine Herald-Press 18 Aug 2022
The mission of the THSCEF to develop funds from a broad range of donors including friends, businesses, corporations, foundations and trusts to provide professional education programs that will strengthen, reinforce and enhance professionalism in high school coaches throughout the state of Texas.

While challenges persist, Eagle County Schools looks ahead to new academic year with optimism

Vail Daily 18 Aug 2022
As the pandemic’s impacts wane, so do some of the federal funding and programs that came as a result of the pandemic. Among them is the Universal Free Lunch Program, which ensured that all students had a free lunch regardless of their free and reduced lunch status.

School board members praise recent activities

Courier Express 18 Aug 2022
BROOKVILLE — The Brookville Area School Board had plenty of good things to say Monday night about recent activities held to benefit students in the district ... A lot of our students of all ages came out for it ... “This is a collection of poetry, prose and artwork from our elementary and high school students ... Turning the Page was funded with Title I money.

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