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What the New Government Spending Bill Mean for Student Loans

November 26,2014 by: admin

“Cromnibus”, the popular name for the continuing resolution omnibus spending bill, is most likely to pass by the deadline this year. Many analysts believe that this bill will bring the student loans back to previous level of last year. However, there are a few things that most students may not be aware of as yet. Availing Ability to Benefit Provision Returns This is one of the most prominent changes that the passing of this bill will bring about for student loan procedures. This bill limits the ability to benefit provision to candidates enrolled in a career pathway in community colleges. … (more) November 26, 2014

US is Terribly Lagging Behind Other Countries in Higher Education

November 12,2014 by: admin

Sen. Bernie Sanders, a member of the Congress, recently made a claim that brought an unbelievable fact to the light. He says that the super power, United States that once used to hold the leading rank, stands at 12th position in the list of the countries, with 25-34 year olds individuals with college degrees. If the claim stands to be true then it gives a rise to numerous questions, related to the country’s education policies. Has industrialization overtaken the attention that the education sector of the US deserves? More importantly, has the government taken any action against this severe educational … (more) November 12, 2014

Preschool Development Grants program-35 countries apply for grant

October 29,2014 by: admin

Arne Duncan (U.S. Secretary of Education) and Sylvia M. Burwell (Health and Human Services Secretary) declared that 35 countriesand Puerto Rico file application for grants under Preschool Development Grants program (which is new and worth $250 million).Preschool Development Grants funding is a great opportunity for 4-year-olds from 25 communities in 15 states so that they are prepared for new school year. In these communities that will be funded, the standards for preschool programs of high-quality will be upheld by the United States. The main aim of these grants is to create, design and spread quality preschool programs in communities where … (more) October 29, 2014

Another tragedy in school shooting

October 24,2014 by: admin

October 24th, Marysville-Pilchuck High School was where the latest incident took place. Although all details about this shooting are still kept private it’s obvious that two young lives were lost and another four youngsters were injured when a kid with a gun walked into a school cafeteria and opened fire. Police is still working on collecting evidence and trying to fill in all the details about motives and reasons for this catastrophe. Rest of us can only wonder if our kids safe in schools? This is just the latest incident in series of many which happened over the last few … (more) October 24, 2014

Where to look for scholarship

September 25,2014 by: admin

Start of the new school year means that a lot of high school seniors will be thinking about the next steps in their lives. Decision they have to make is based on single question – should they continue education or should they start working right after high school. Unfortunately for some it’s not just about choosing whether to attend or not to attend college, there is a financial moment they should also consider. The price of education is certainly high enough and may be the reason why some graduates will have limited choice in the matter. Taking a student loan … (more) September 25, 2014