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Education spending on teachers – not buildings — lifts home prices

Lincoln Journal Star 07 Mar 2021
The working paper follows separate research showing that higher school spending boosts salaries for students later in life ... South Carolina, meanwhile, spends less than $11,000 per student, 33rd in the U.S., and its funding formula has been a contentious issue for decades, as well ... It says about two-thirds of students would get more funding.

Less money for skill devpt, more for statues

The Times of India 07 Mar 2021
Interestingly, the university has allocated more funds (Rs 5.1 crore) for different statues and memorials than for the students with physical disabilities (Rs 3 crore). It is also more than the funds allocated for the skill-development centres (Rs 3.1 crore) ... These could have been for student-centric causes,” he said.

Reforms to Pennsylvania charter school law needed

Herald-Standard 07 Mar 2021
Why is reforming the commonwealth’s charter school law so crucial? The way it is currently set up, public school districts have to hand over their share of per-pupil funding to a charter school when a student enrolls in it ... Right now, they receive funding on the assumption that 16% of students would be enrolled in special education classes.

China spends over $140 bln on compulsory education during 2016-2020, more funds in rural areas

CCTV 07 Mar 2021
Students from over 25 million poor households received subsistence allowance, and nearly 14 million children of migrant workers also enjoyed free education and free textbooks, and the public funding benchmark per student can be transferred if they change schools. More funds used in the central, western regions ... Better schools, healthier students.

SWTJC admins eying plans for returning to college campus

Uvalde Leader News 07 Mar 2021
Southwest Texas Junior College, eying light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, is preparing to welcome academic staff and students back to campus in the coming months ... Gonzales said they have received a combined total of $8 million in funding, of which $2 million has been allocated for students.

‘Below-merit students can’t be allowed to become doctors just because they’re rich’

The News International 07 Mar 2021
The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) said on Saturday that it can’t allow below-merit students to gain admission to medical colleges and become medical professionals on the basis of their parents’ wealth, and announced establishing a fund for meritorious students who can’t afford medical education.

FEATURE: Tsunami victim's father building on daughter's legacy of learning

Kyodo 07 Mar 2021
A fund set up in Taylor's memory aims to build on that legacy by helping students and schools in Ishinomaki recover while bridging the gap between Japan and the United States. The fund also supports student exchanges between the two countries and local English speech contests of ...

Bigger than money: NBA All-Star donations to HBCUs just the icing on the cake

Hastings Tribune 07 Mar 2021
Harry Williams assumed the role as president of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) four years ago, the first board member who contacted him was former NBA commissioner David Stern ... The millions will go to bolster student emergency funds, helping provide relief for struggling students who need help.

Manipur cyclist set to complete golden quadrilateral route to raise funds for people in need

Hindustan Times 07 Mar 2021
A cyclist from Manipur who had set out to raise funds in order to feed the hungry, reached Hyderabad on Saturday ... That is why I have taken this initiative to raise awareness about this on a Pan-India level and raise funds ... During a small interaction with the students at Holy Mary College, I was able to raise funds.

Volunteer one of 18 schools in state to earn Teaching All Students Initiative grant

Kingsport Times-News 07 Mar 2021
TAS will fund training, coaching and tools to serve those with the most significant cognitive disabilities ... Unfortunately, the COVID-19 outbreak put a damper on some of the ideas they were planning on implementing, but they did get funding for robotics equipment for STEM students at Clinch.

Letters to the editor for March 7, 2020

The Gainesville Sun 07 Mar 2021
Almost two-thirds of college students say they have struggled to come up with the funds to pay for a textbook ... As a student at the University of Florida, I personally have struggled to come up with the necessary funds to pay for my materials ... Open access resources need to be made readily available for every student.

UNK student uses voice to advocate for others

The North Platte Telegraph 07 Mar 2021
The UNK junior is also involved with TRIO Student Support Services, a federally funded program that assists first-generation and income-qualified students and those with documented disabilities during their pursuit of a college degree by providing academic and personal support, financial guidance and career development opportunities.

Legacy lost — Thousands of Rosenwald schools were built to improve education for Black students during Jim Crow era

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 07 Mar 2021
a fund "aimed ... (Kwendeche, a Little Rock architect who goes by one name, has been helping with projects that involve preservation of a handful of former Rosenwald schools.) Finished in 1929 at a cost of $400,000, and partially funded by Julius Rosenwald, Dunbar Middle School served Black students exclusively for more than 25 years.