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A Letter To My Eighth Graders

admin | Thursday, August 13, 2015

Dear Students, As you head into high school, you will learn many life lessons on your own. Chances are your heart will be broken at least once, you’ll wonder how someone trusted you enough to put you behind the wheel of a car, and you’ll learn what the outside world is like when you get […] Read More

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Providing Financial Aid Information in Middle School

admin | Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Urban Institute recently published, “Delivering Early Information About College Financial Aid: Exploring the Options for Middle School Students.” The authors, Sandy Baum, Sarah Minton, and Lorraine Blatt, investigated alternate, effective ways of providing financial aid information to middle school students and their families. The reasons behind their research are well documented in other studies.  […] Read More

On June 22, 2015, President Obama signed an expansion of the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program to include students with outstanding scholarship and achievement in career and technical education (CTE) Source: Nominations Open for CTE U.S. Presidential Scholars | Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education Read More