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Low attendance as girls college suspends bus service

The News International 29 Jan 2023
The teachers said the college could use the Student Fund to operate buses but it chose not to do so for some inexplicable reason. "It's simply beyond me why the [college] administration is reluctant to use the Student Fund when there're millions of rupees and rules allow their utilisation.
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Kendall Cotton: Funding students instead of systems

Independent Record 29 Jan 2023
funding a one-size-fits-all public school system with the impossible task of meeting the diverse learning needs of all students, in all places, simultaneously ... HB294 aims to increase these funding caps so that more schools, parents and students have access to these programs ... let’s transform public education to fund students, not systems.
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PROGRESS/JULY 2022: SCSU plans $20M student center expansion

The Times & Democrat 29 Jan 2023
A “historic” influx of state funding will allow South Carolina State University to expand its student center, renovate the tallest building on campus and complete other much-needed projects to the tune of $33 million ... delegation for assisting us in obtaining this funding.”.
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Future of school voucher system is questionable

The Vindicator 29 Jan 2023
For example, should the money follow the child? Will private schools be subject to the same levels of accountability as local public schools? Are private school teachers properly certified at the same level as public schools? Will taxpayer funds flowing to private schools be ...
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Konongo-Odumasi SHS launches 70th anniversary

Joy Online 29 Jan 2023
The National President of the Anuanom Old Students Association, Odeneho Kyeremateng also stated that the old students are already doing a lot to improve the school and currently establishing the Anuanom Endowment Fund which is headed by a 17 member board of trustees to raise about 5 million dollars to support their alma mater.
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Proposed charter school board finds support but draws ire from some

Victoria Advocate 29 Jan 2023
In a significant move, it would also increase the state funding that charter schools can access ... With the Wyoming Constitution requiring a right to an equitable education for public school students, Dicky Shanor, Degenfelder’s chief of staff, said increasing state funding was a matter of fairness.
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Give money, get jobs: Community colleges make their pitch to wary lawmakers (copy)

The Roanoke Times 29 Jan 2023
In Virginia, each school requests funds individually. Lobbyists for each university make requests for funds each year ... VCCS says its per-student funding is in the bottom third of community college systems nationwide ... In 2021, state last-dollar funding from VCCS graduated around 5,200 students in health care-related programs.
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Former UK education ministers attack plan to reduce vocational qualifications

The Observer 29 Jan 2023
A coalition of former education ministers has attacked the UK government’s “disastrous” plan to scrap dozens of popular vocational qualifications and push students into taking its favoured new T-levels ... “These qualifications are popular with students, respected by employers and valued by universities.
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‘Huge win’ for trade union as Durham University raises PhD students’ pay

The Observer 29 Jan 2023
The union said the university’s announcement this week that it will increase funding for law PhD students by £5,000 a year, following lobbying from the local Labour MP and academics, was a “huge win” ... funds for students who are experiencing financial difficulties to over £3m.”.
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Abu Dhabi: Adek identifies education fields for scholarships in top 150 international universities

Khaleejtimes 29 Jan 2023
Last year, Adek launched a Dh1.9 billion scholarship programme that will provide education funds to 6,000 students by 2028 ... Adek said the fully-funded scholarship programme will create opportunities for students to study for two years at community colleges in the US and Canada, ...
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Central State beset by challenges, vital to region

Springfield News-Sun 29 Jan 2023
Without its online students, it would be the smallest public university with undergraduate programs in Ohio ... The loss of students in the free college program could affect CSU’s funding because the state decides how much money each public university and college gets based on a formula that includes enrollment and graduation numbers.
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What Americans don’t know about other countries does hurt us

The Hill 29 Jan 2023
Prior to the passage of Title VI, “few of the languages spoken by more than three-fourths of the world’s population were being offered in the United StatesHindi, for example, was being studied by only 23 students.” The NDEA initially funded 19 centers ...
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Billionaires’ opinions shouldn’t matter here

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 29 Jan 2023
Corey DeAngelis, a Texan on their payroll, recently tweeted a picture of himself with our governor at the rally in Arkansas, under the caption "Arkansas will now fund students, not systems." ... "Iowa will now fund students, not systems." That makes about as much sense as saying a state will now fund drivers, not highways, but I digress.
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Utah governor OKs bill banning gender-affirming health care

Times Union 29 Jan 2023
The Utah measure allocates $42 million in taxpayer funds to pay for scholarships so students can attend private schools. Roughly 5,000 students would receive $8,000 scholarships, which is roughly double the state’s “weighted pupil unit” funding that follows students to their schools.
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New Mexico seems determined to extend class time. What would that look like, and what ...

Albuquerque Journal 29 Jan 2023
As of right now, first through sixth graders must go to school for at least 990 hours per year, and secondary students for 1,080 ... Both the PED and the LESC have said the amount the Legislative Finance Committee sets aside to bring all students up to speed on 1,140 hours might not sufficiently fund everyone.

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