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Voorhees opens new fitness center

The Times & Democrat 28 Nov 2021
Faculty, staff and non-athlete students of Voorhees will have access to the new, 800-square-foot center, which includes strength training equipment and other amenities ... “As part of the next level of excellence, health and wellness is a priority and we want to make sure the center is available to faculty, staff and students.

Crime on Connecticut college campuses drops 29% in 2020; pandemic credited

The CT Mirror 28 Nov 2021
The 1990 Clery Act, named after a Lehigh University freshman who was raped and murdered in her dorm room by a fellow student in 1986, requires U.S. universities that accept federal financial aid funds to publish safety reports annually ... These three schools documented rates of 63, 54 and 36 drug/liquor law violations per 1,000 students, respectively.

State must commit to reinvest in CUNY, SUNY

Times Union 27 Nov 2021
From funding shortfalls and staffing shortages to instability from the coronavirus pandemic, our public higher education institutions have gone above and beyond to successfully serve their students and communities despite inadequate support from the state ... Inflationary costs for energy, staff salaries and other mandatory needs were not funded.

2020 high school grads can apply for Longleaf Commitment grants

Reflector 27 Nov 2021
Using $31.5 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund, North Carolina officials established the Longleaf Commitment Grant to address a steep decline in the number of new students enrolling at the state’s community colleges during the pandemic ... students to date.

Arkansas' 2021 public school count increases, remains far below pre-pandemic number

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 27 Nov 2021
But that per student state funding is based not on the October enrollment but on averaging the student counts from each of the first three quarters of the school year. State foundation (per-student) funding this year is $7,182 per student. Districts that lost students last year saw ...

As Washington state public schools lost students during pandemic, home-schooled population has boomed

The Spokesman-Review 27 Nov 2021
In the wake of pandemic school closures, school districts in Washington state saw their enrollments decline by tens of thousands of students ... New state data from this fall shows that school systems still have not recovered their losses, leaving open questions about when — and if — these students will return ... Seattle is down 3,400 students since 2019.

Texas A&M renames finance department after receiving $10 million gift

The Bryan Eagle 27 Nov 2021
Sinn gave a $10 million gift and pledged an additional $10 million gift to be funded over the next five years that will offer financial support to undergraduate and graduate students ... “Contributions such as these not only help elevate the department but provide a brighter future to our students for generations to come.

Report outlines rising costs, benefits of college degree

Hastings Tribune 27 Nov 2021
Britton, a commuter student, said he and his wife, Karin, understood that the cost of his degree would strain their family’s budget, but they elected to take the long view of the investment ... The report also shows that students are bearing a greater share of college and university funding.

New local app promises regular, effective assessments of students

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Nov 2021
The South African education system needs to ramp up efforts in implementing a continuous assessment education model for both school and tertiary students ... Some of the larger and better funded schools are able to successfully assess students on a continuous basis, but what is the solution for the rest? We cannot allow students to be left behind.

School funding: Students need support

The Seattle Times 27 Nov 2021
Educational funding is sadly too low to begin with, then add all the ...

Students in the news, Nov. 27

Bemidji Pioneer 27 Nov 2021
Area students receive CLC Foundation scholarships. BRAINERD -- The following area students ... STUDENTS IN THE NEWS.

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Upstate expands in Spartanburg, Cherokee schools

The Post and Courier 27 Nov 2021
Greg Tolbert, Boys and Girls Clubs of the Upstate president, said federal funding allowed an expansion in Spartanburg County School District 7 for the next three years ... The organization also serves students in Cherokee County ... Tolbert said it could expand to 200 students if more space and funding become available.

Guest Column: Maximizing the workforce potential of Texas Community Colleges

The Marshall News Messenger 27 Nov 2021
And 7 out of 10 thought the state should link community college funding levels to whether students find good-paying jobs after completing their educational program ... Each year, Texas spends more than $5.5 billion on community colleges, including almost $1 billion from students ...

Supt. Malone announces his retirement

Daily Times Chronicle 27 Nov 2021
The district saw a decrease in fresh­men enrollment at TMHS, of special education students ages 3-5, and of Title I students, which resulted in a decrease in Title I funding. The district saw an increase in bi­lingual students, English language learners in kindergarten, and ...

Peshawar students protest ban on their unions

Dawn 27 Nov 2021
Students of various educational institutions held a rally here on Friday to demand of the federal government to lift ... Qasim Khan also demanded provision of sufficient funds to the public sector universities and facility of half fare in public transport for students.