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1958 National Defense Education Act, PL85-864 (graduate fellowship program and the National Defense Student Loan Program (NDSL), the precursor to the Perkins Loan Program, first Federal student aid program for low-income students) http://nndb.com/ Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education … Continue reading

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Dept. of Ed Funding Opportunities

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES   The Department is currently seeking applications for the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Program, the Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Program, and the Turnaround School Leaders Program.  The school counseling program provides funding to districts to establish or expand school … Continue reading

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Skills for the New Economy: Preparing Students for College and Careers

Skills for the New Economy: Preparing Students for College and Careers http://www2.ed.gov/about/overview/budget/budget15/crosscuttingissues/skillsforneweconomy.pdf   RETHINKING HIGH SCHOOL   On April 7, during his visit to Bladensburg High School in Prince George’s County, Maryland, President Obama announced 24 Youth CareerConnect grants, providing $107 … Continue reading

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The Folklore & Education Section now has it’s Folklore & Education Newsletter

The Folklore & Education Section now has it’s Folklore & Education Newsletter The Folklore and Education section produces an annual newsletter, awards the Dorothy Howard Folklore and Education Prize and the Robinson-Roeder-Ward Fellowship, works with partners in the field, and … Continue reading

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The ConnectED scheme: Proposed new $5 per year cellphone tax could be used to bring more U.S. schools online

The ConnectED scheme Unwilling to ask Congress for extra funds to pay for high-speed Internet connections in schools, President Obama is instead looking to tack yet another charge on cellphones through the Federal Communications Commission.  The new program, called ConnectED, … Continue reading

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