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  • Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers

    Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers
    With more children being diagnosed with disabilities and the goal of inclusive classrooms firmly in place, the special education landscape continues to progress. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in every 110 children in the...
  • Bill aims to simplify financial aid

    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La CaƱada Flintridge) introduced legislation that could help streamline the financial aid process for community college students and improve access to government aid programs. The bill would establish a three-year pilot...
  • Federal school grant program jump-starts efforts to fix troubled schools

    After two years, the federal program providing billions of dollars to help states and districts close or remake some of their worst-performing schools remains an ambitious work in progress, with roughly 1,200 turnaround efforts under way but still no...
  • School free-lunch program dogged by abuses at CPS

    School free-lunch program dogged by abuses at CPS
    When a teachers assistant at Chicago's North-Grand High School handed in her child's lunch form last school year, it showed that her household made too much money for the child to receive free lunches. So the school's assistant clerk told the woman to...
  • President's proposal on tuition, student aid raises hopes and concerns

    Higher-education leaders in Maryland praised an effort unveiled by President Barack Obama on Friday to make college more affordable but expressed unease about still-emerging details that could have an impact on federal funding and student aid. Calling...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • Letter from the Komen Maryland Executive Director

    By now, I am sure you have all heard the recent controversy surrounding Susan G. Komen and the subsequent amendment of the grant funding criteria policy. Nothing has changed these past few days as far as the local funding for breast cancer services...
  • City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results

    City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results
    Once students hurled computers out the windows at Calverton Middle School, but today they are learning on state-of-the-art technology that has flooded into the West Baltimore school. Once teachers couldn't wait to transfer out of a place where students...
  • School Employee Union Launches a School Cut Calculator

    School Employee Union Launches a School Cut Calculator
    The state’s largest school employee union, upset with the governor's proposed state budget, is unveiling a School Funding Cuts Calculator on two websites. PSEA President Michael J. Crossey says the calculator shows how much state funding for...
  • Arts Jobs Grants Recipients To Be Announced by Segarra, Malloy

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council will announce the recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1, at the Isham-Terry House, a Connecticut Landmarks property and a jobs grant recipient, on Wednesday,...
  • Recipients Named for Arts Job Grants In Hartford

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council named the 16 recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1. The Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, funded by the City of Hartford and managed by the arts council, is...