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College Match: Helping low-income students achieve more than they might imagine
In spite of being among the top students in his school, Joseph Nelzy was quick to give up on being admitted to one of the nation’s best colleges after he got a rejection letter from Brandeis University, near Boston.
New V-State Mobile App Facilitates On-The-Go Communication
Valdosta State University’s newly released V-State Mobile app streamlines the way students, faculty and staff access campus services and places safety and emergency services in the palms of their hands. Available in the iTunes and Google Play stores, V-State Mobile facilitates communication, collaboration, and information sharing on-the-go.
Teachers Become Students During VSU's AP Summer Institutes
Teachers from both inside and outside the South Georgia region will head back to school this summer to receive guidance and curriculum development assistance, as well as update and refine their skills.
Getting Money for College Can Be as Easy as Reading a Book
While saving for college can be challenging, this summer it can be as easy as reading a book.
Child Care Centers in 11 North Georgia Counties Eligible for Special Grants
Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) is offering Farm to Georgia Preschool grants to child care learning centers in several counties that participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and have not previously participated in Caregivers Promoting Healthy Habits.
Lifelike mannequins in high-stress simulations give medical students real-world experience
Several University of Miami medical students crowd around a patient’s bed Tuesday morning. They are trying to pinpoint why Murray Greenberg is having trouble breathing, and start to delegate tasks.
Parents, nurses fear school nurse cutbacks can be dangerous to children’s health
Parents in Charlotte, N.C., celebrated this month when their county commissioners approved a budget that includes $1.8 million to make sure every public school has a full-time nurse.
Common Core opponents say states' repeal boosts momentum
State lawmakers opposed to nationwide educational benchmarks known as the Common Core say recent moves by three states to repeal the standards are fueling the movement to roll them back in Wyoming.
Wiregrass Foundation South Receives Kindles for Adult Education Classes
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation South received a very generous donation of $10,000 from an unnamed donor to purchase Kindles and books for adult education students. The donor was especially interested in providing new opportunities to help students with reading skills by incorporating Kindles into the classroom.
Berrien Primary School earns money and prizes by recycling drink pouches
Berrien Primary School students earn money and prizes for their school by collecting and recycling the drink pouches they use at home and in the lunchroom.
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