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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.

09/29/2014

(Source: CBS4)

South Florida School First K-8 To Get IB Program

A South Florida school celebrated on Friday after getting accepted into the prestigious international baccalaureate (IB) program.

09/26/2014

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Marriage Made In The Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion For Extreme Weather

Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.

09/22/2014

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For The Love Of Science

The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.

09/22/2014

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Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSA

The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.

09/22/2014

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What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant Program

The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.

09/22/2014

(source: dadeschools.net)

Student Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault At South Florida School

An investigation is underway at South Dade Senior High School after a female was allegedly sexually assaulted after school was dismissed Friday.

09/21/2014

(Source: FLVS.net)

Fla. Supreme Court Rules Fla. Virtual School Can Sue Rival

Florida’s main online school has been given the green light by the Florida Supreme Court to sue over trademark infringement.

09/18/2014

(AP)

State Suspends Some Standardized Testing For Younger Students

Some of Florida’s youngest students are getting a pass this year on a portion of state’s standardized tests. This year the state’s education department is suspending the computer portion of the “Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading (FAIR)” for students in kindergarten through second grade.

09/16/2014

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