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Student funding scheme drops Wits law students

Mail Guardian South Africa 12 Apr 2021
The students were also told that their 2020 funding had been revoked, and they owed Wits the tuition fees, allowances and accommodation costs ... Students said last week that ... According to the guidelines, a university student is eligible for funding for one undergraduate qualification.

Guest column: Proposed cuts to grants for private-college students put futures on the line

The Ledger 12 Apr 2021
If agreed upon, nearly 13,000 students will lose funding that is crucial to their academic success ... Fifty-eight percent of our full-time traditional undergraduate students and 25% of our non-traditional undergraduate students received EASE funding in the fall of 2020.

Stanford to launch initiative for disability community space

Stanford Daily 12 Apr 2021
This fall, Stanford will launch a pilot initiative for a disability community space in response to decades of student advocacy — even as advocates say the plan falls short of creating a permanent disability center and fails to ensure long-term funding or staffing for the site.

Cyber charter schools to receive $201 million in COVID relief

Standard-Speaker 12 Apr 2021
Pennsylvania’s cyber charter schools will receive an additional $141 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds ... His school, which spent $117,497 on cellphones for families and postage with the first allocation, said the federal funds have helped offer additional support to students ... A school spokesman would not speak about uses for the funds.

Hawkins schools awarded grant to build 'mobile reading lab' out of school bus

Kingsport Times-News 12 Apr 2021
Hixson said that bus will be used to take reading and reading-related activities to students ... One of the first things we’re going to do is wrap it so it’s bright and visible to those students as it pulls up into the school sites, and we hope to have that done sometime soon.”HVAC project to be funded with COVID RELIEF funds.

District to offer in-person summer classes

The Vindicator 12 Apr 2021
YOUNGSTOWN — The city schools are looking at ways to keep students fully engaged in learning this summer after spending a full year being taught online. The Youngstown City School District will provide a five-week in-person class curriculum available to all students from June 7 to July 9.

Curwensville schools' music education program receives national recognition

Courier Express 12 Apr 2021
The students, staff, school administrators, and community have long held a belief that music participation enhances the education of our children ... ESSA provides designated funding for well-rounded educational opportunities through Title IV Part A Student Academic Success and Achievement grants.

State budget writers seek stability as Massachusetts House prepares to release fiscal ’22 budget

Boston Herald 12 Apr 2021
Charlie Baker included in his $45.6 billion budget proposal — would fund one-sixth of the Student Opportunity Act, ... “This is an important year for us to get back on track with student funding and the implementation of the Student Opportunity Act,” Michlewitz said.

Stimulus money for schools is a gusher in Buffalo. Not so much in the suburbs.

The Buffalo News 12 Apr 2021
Nearly $400 million is headed to local public schools under the American Rescue Plan – the biggest infusion of stimulus funds allocated to districts so far. That works out to an average of $2,870 per student in Erie and Niagara counties ... Orchard Park, for example, will receive $282 per student. Williamsville will get $327 per student.

Indiana lawmakers set to decide next two years of state spending over next two weeks

The Courier Times 12 Apr 2021
The House, for example, directs much of its education funding increase to private school vouchers for wealthier families and a new education savings account program for students opting out of public and private schools, while the Senate focuses on boosting state support for all students, including special education students.

STAR initiative helps students cut costs in UNL classes

The Daily Nebraskan 12 Apr 2021
The STAR initiative has helped students save more than $3.5 million since 2019 by reducing the cost of textbooks and continues to make educational materials more affordable, according to the initiative’s website ... He said OER is a program where free textbooks are offered for students with licenses, which is funded through grants primarily.

Educators under attack from Legislature

The Gainesville Sun 12 Apr 2021
The only purpose of these bills is to attack the freedom of educators and ESPs to advocate for their students and their profession ... There will be many fewer entering the plan, so funding will drop dramatically ... Fund public rather than private schools so that all students get the education they deserve.

Former offender donates estate to foster rehab from prison

San Francisco Chronicle 12 Apr 2021
He left all of his money to his longtime friend Mary Rouse, former dean of students at UW-Madison ... The most recent donation of $25,000 was used to create a scholarship fund at UW-Madison for formerly incarcerated individuals to go to college ... She wants to give as much credibility to the fund as possible to encourage more people to donate.

Line Of Duty star teams up with Live Aid founder to raise cash for students

AOL 12 Apr 2021
The campaign is raising financial and in-kind support to help students with ... Funds raised will help ease financial hardship through student bursaries and provide internship opportunities to boost employability ... “It’s been a tough time for students.

A laptop has changed future law student’s life

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 12 Apr 2021
The situation was untenable for the 27-year-old student at State College of Florida ... The school was able to provide Kinney with a computer because of a $1 million donation from Florida Power & Light to fund laptops for 1,600 students at SCF and three other colleges – Broward College, Palm Beach State College and Miami Dade College.