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New online application helps lower-income families access free savings for post-secondary education

www.SmartSAVER.org is supported by BMO, Meridian, RBC Royal Bank, Scotiabank, TD and Vancity TORONTO , Jan. 27, 2015 /CNW/ – Over 1.4 million lower-income children are unable to receive government education funding they’re eligible for because they don’t have a … Continue reading

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No proof that academies raise standards, inquiry finds

A parliamentary inquiry into the coalition’s education reforms has called on the government to stop exaggerating the success of academies and to be more open about how it runs the programme. The report by the cross-party education select committee said … Continue reading

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Education to tackle primary industries skills shortage

Industry and education partner to tackle primary industries skills shortage Damien Watson manages a 1,600 cow Landcorp dairy farm just north of Taupo and understands how important it is for employees to have the right skills and relevant qualifications. So … Continue reading

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Debt And Passion Professions: How Not To Let Student Loans Ruin Your Life

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Is There a Better Way to Deal With Student-Loan Debt?

The process of taking out student loans can be nerve-racking, but the reality of paying those loans back can be downright sobering—especially when a looming, large number suddenly becomes very real during the repayment period. Between 2003 and 2013, the … Continue reading

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Education initiative aims to shed the stigma of addiction, save lives

One Perkasie family is determined to save lives. Jane and Stephen Straw lost their 19-year-old daughter, Anna, to a heroin overdose Nov. 9, 2012, but refused to give in to the stigma that shames so many families into silence when … Continue reading

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College Cost Tips for Parents, Students Enrolling Together

Audrey Misiura’s education resumed unexpectedly when her son enrolled at Maranatha Baptist University in Wisconsin. “When we dropped him off, I was brought back to when I went to college,” says Misiura. “I was like, ‘Wow, I want to do … Continue reading

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Fitch Affirms Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corp.

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings for the senior notes currently rated ‘AAAsf’ issued by Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation (KHESLC 2013-1). The Rating Outlook remains Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS High Collateral Quality: The collateral consists … Continue reading

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Education offers hope for Tibetans in India

Choglamsar, India –  Education is bringing Tibetan refugees in India together and is increasingly seen as the key to tackling high unemployment in a community whose unclear legal status limits job opportunities. The schooling of younger Tibetans is regarded as … Continue reading

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Education Key to Poverty Eradication

Education plays a crucial role in enabling impoverished children and communities to partake in economic development as well as maintaining long-term development, a recent study of childhood poverty reveals. “The study results indicate obvious progress in expanding educational opportunities and … Continue reading

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