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Actresses Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin Among 50 Indicted in Nationwide College Admissions Scandal – NECN

At least 40 people have been indicted by the FBI and the U.S. attorney’s office in Boston in a nationwide college entrance exam cheating scandal, NBC News reported, citing court documents. The documents, which… — Read on www.necn.com/news/new-england/College-Entrance-Exam-Cheating-Scandal-Indictment-FBI-US-Attorney-Boston-507030761.html Advertisements
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Bye Bye Pedowood

Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin among 50 snared in elite college cheating scam, authorities say https://www.foxnews.com/us/college-entrance-exam-cheating Explore the Fox News apps that are right for you at http://www.foxnews.com/apps-products/index.html. Advertisements
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New York City School Menus Go Meatless on Mondays – WSJ

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced all city public schools will officially have “Meatless Monday,” starting next fall, a move he said will improve the health of children and the planet. — Read on www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-city-school-menus-go-meatless-on-mondays-11552343021 Advertisements
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Education News

  • Redesigning the Financial Aid Offer Letter at the University of Pennsylvania


    on April 24, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    Every year, incoming and current college students have to file a FAFSA in order to determine their potential and continued eligibility for federal financial aid. Students may also have to file institution-based financial aid applications every year, along with institution-based or outside scholarships. Offer letters are key tools used by colleges and universities to notify […]

  • Keeping the Cost of College Down


    on April 22, 2019 at 11:53 pm

    Between the high costs of tuition, living expenses, meal plans and textbooks, it is easy to see why college students are increasingly stressed about their finances. A 2015 survey  found that around 70% of college students feel stressed about their personal finances in general. As a current student at UCLA, I too have felt the financial
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  • 3 Ways Education Freedom Scholarships Could Support Military Families


    on April 18, 2019 at 10:35 pm

    April is “The Month of the Military Child,” and serves as a reminder that military children serve our country alongside their parents and face challenges that most other students don’t think about, let alone experience themselves. Each military child deserves the chance to flourish in an education environment that best leverages their unique learning sty […]

  • Kentucky School District Awarded Additional Funds to Support Recovery Efforts Following Tragic School Shooting Last Year


    on April 17, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    Benton, Kentucky – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, alongside Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, announced today that Marshall County School District (MCSD) in Kentucky has been awarded a second Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant totaling $460,064. This grant will assist MCSD in its continued recovery efforts following the Jan. 23, 2018, shooting that took the lives of two students and injured 14 others. […]

  • U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Touts Education Freedom Scholarships, Encourages Kentucky Leaders to Further Embrace School Choice at Roundtable Discussion


    on April 17, 2019 at 5:21 pm

    Lexington, Kentucky—Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos joined Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis for a conversation on education freedom and the importance of giving every student in Kentucky the opportunity to access the education option that works best for them. […]

  • 5 Things to Know When Evaluating a Financial Aid Offer


    on April 15, 2019 at 9:10 pm

    April is National Financial Capability Month and understanding the terms of your financial aid offer and making smart decisions about paying for college can be a good indicator of your financial capability. Many schools use the term “award letter” which can be misleading and make it sound like all the aid that is listed will
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