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Health Opportunity Fund helps students cover medical costs

The Daily Californian 28 Sep 2021
Health Opportunity Fund helps students cover medical costs Antonio Martin/Staff. With funds rolling over from the previous year, the Health Opportunity Fund is able to offer more aid to students to cover campus medical expenses this academic year. The Health Opportunity Fund, or ...

Wallace receives $2.2 million grant for Advising Centers

Dothan Eagle 28 Sep 2021
The grant amount for the initial year is $441,000 and is designed to help eligible institutions of higher education to become self-sufficient and expand their capacity to serve low-income students by providing funds to improve and strengthen the academic quality, institutional management and fiscal stability of eligible institutions.

Schenectady City School District to receive $1.3m to improve internet access

The Daily Gazette 28 Sep 2021
SCHENECTADY – The City School District is set to receive more than $1.3 million during the first round of federal funding doled out to help expand and improve internet access for students and teachers ... The first round of funding will deliver more than $1.2 billion to schools and libraries that serve more than 3.6 million students.

Inner-City Scholarship Fund raises $2.5M at 50th anniversary celebration

Bronx Times 28 Sep 2021
More than 200 guests attended the event at Wave Hill and funds from the evening will help support Inner-City in its mission to provide tuition assistance for underprivileged students attending Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York ... Three scholarship students were honored ...

Donation supports students at Wegmans School of Pharmacy

Monroe County Post 28 Sep 2021
Malmberg Pharmacy Student Hardship Endowed Fund, which will support students enrolled in the school who face extraordinary financial difficulty due to unpredictable circumstances, such as those that arose during the COVID-19 pandemic. An additional $50,000 in current use gifts were provided to allow students immediate use of these funds.

Landmark wins $1.2M science grant

Brattleboro Reformer 28 Sep 2021
Funds will provide scholarships for as many as 36 students over a six-year period ... In addition to the scholarship money, the NSF grant also funds mentorships, research opportunities and internships, among other activities, to better understand how these supports improve retention and graduation rates for this student population.

General Mills’ Box Tops for Education and Yoplait Help Fill the Funding Gap for Two ...

The Marshall News Messenger 28 Sep 2021
According to , students in the highest poverty districts receive approximately 7% (or $1,000) less in state and local funding per student than students educated in the wealthiest districts ... However, we did not have adequate funding to offer it to many students,” says Mr.

How better funding can increase the number and diversity of doctoral students

Eagle-Tribune 28 Sep 2021
When a doctoral program in education introduced a comprehensive funding package that covered tuition, it led to an increase in the number of applicants ... The funding, ... https.//

Child Care Needs, COCC Student Success at Heart of $242K in Federal Aid

Cascade Business News 28 Sep 2021
A $242,700 federal grant recently awarded to Central Oregon Community College (COCC) will provide funding over four years to alleviate child-care costs for low-income students ... Some funding will be set aside to cover staffing and other costs associated with connecting students to academic resources and child care services.

Lawrence school district sees overall drop in K-12 enrollment, but slight increase of in-person learners

Lawrence Journal World 28 Sep 2021
It showed a decrease of 247 students, or about 2.2% ... An increase in enrollment could help the district’s current budget if it leads to more students qualifying for “weightings” in the state’s funding formula, which are categories the state provides additional funds for specific purposes, such as special education students.

Randy Feldman: New superintendent should focus on emotional development, academic excellence

Worcester Telegram 28 Sep 2021
For example, the Massachusetts Student Opportunity Act funding for Gateway Cities will bring roughly $18 million more dollars to Worcester schools currently with much more to come in subsequent years ... English language learners, special education students and employee health benefit assistance are all significantly funded under the Act.

Horry County superintendent: No mask mandate discussions until Supreme Court weighs in

My Horry News 28 Sep 2021
Superintendent Rick Maxey disagreed with some of Hembree’s points, noting the wording in the general appropriations bill, which said “No school district or any of its schools may use any funds appropriated or authorized pursuant to this act” to require students and staff to wear masks ... Currently 2,600 students, or 5.8%, are currently in quarantine.

Miami's Only Historically Black College Might Lose Accreditation

Miami New Times 28 Sep 2021
According to the United Negro College Fund, HBCUs make up only 3 percent of the country's colleges and universities, yet they enroll 10 percent of all African-American students and produce nearly 20 percent of all African-American college graduates.

Grant to fund creative programs for students

Lake County Examiner 28 Sep 2021
The grant is providing funding for student enrichment pilot programs, including guitar and life skills, PhotoVoice Plus, and podcasting. The programs are for middle school and high school students and all equipment is provided ... The extra funding will help implement a deluxe version of the program, including bringing in national speakers.

Chancellor admits UA mistakes

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 28 Sep 2021
Students last year criticized a Feb ... Under Title IX, schools receiving federal funding generally must respond to student reports of sexual assault and sexual harassment, including by providing supportive measures -- such as class schedule or room changes, for example -- to students reporting misconduct.