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Obama Takes Steps To Better Prepare High School Students

AP | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is announcing $100 million in grants to help better prepare high school students to compete in the global e...

Katy Hall

Why College Students Should Be Worried

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 03.26.2013 | College

The February jobs report released Friday showed the unemployment rate at 7.7 percent, its lowest level in four years. Job gains were better than expec...

Controversial LA Schools Grant Approval Measure Passes After Fierce Debate

| Hillel Aron | Posted 02.12.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of LA School Report. A controversial proposal written by Richard Vladovic to give the school board the authority to...

Schools In 11 States Win Nearly $400 Million In Race To The Top Grants

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 02.11.2013 | Education

WASHINGTON -- Schools from 55 districts in 11 states plus the District of Columbia have won nearly $400 million in federal grants to promote school re...

7 Districts Split $25 Million In Gates Education Grants For Charter Schools

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 12.06.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA -- Seven school districts committed to working with charter schools to improve student achievement will split about $25 million in grants...

States Face Challenges In Early-Education Race To The Top Scramble

Education Week | Maureen Kelleher | Posted 09.14.2011 | Education

States hoping to win a share of the $500 million in federal aid aimed at early-childhood education in the latest Race to the Top contest face this cha...

Feds Offer $150 Million In Grants For Innovative Education Ideas

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 08.03.2011 | Education

SEATTLE — The federal government is trying to make it easier to apply for one of its grants for innovative ideas to improve education, but with ...

Watchdog: Education Foundations Not Doing Enough For Vulnerable Children

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

SEATTLE — A philanthropic watchdog group is hoping to light a fire under charitable foundations that support education by releasing a report Wed...

PayPal Founder Offers Students $100,000 To 'Stop Out of School'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, announced in an interview for TechCrunch Disrupt that he is starting a grant program to encourage kids to "stop out...