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Senior Class Gift Eases Debt Burden for Freshmen

Written by Wake Forest University on Sunday, 16 May 2010 12:52.

Higher Education Research Institute, more first-year college students have concerns about their ability to pay for collegeAccording to the Higher Education Research Institute, more first-year college students have concerns about their ability to pay for college than at any time in the last 40 years, and these concerns reflect the impact of the recession on entering college students. At Wake Forest University, graduating seniors are responding to this anxiety.

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Ready, Set , Go to College

Written by Michigan Technological University on Thursday, 13 May 2010 00:51.

Leaving home for college is an exciting and monumental event in a young adult’s life. And though it may seem overwhelming at times, the transition from homebody high school student to independent college freshman Leaving home for college is an exciting and monumental event in a young adult’s life. And though it may seem overwhelming at times, the transition from homebody high school student to independent college freshman needn’t be a stressful one.

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Reading Programs Yield Few Gains in Comprehension

Written by Catherine Gewertz on Thursday, 13 May 2010 00:15.

federal study of supplemental programs that are intended to improve Federal study of supplemental programs  are intended to improve students’ reading comprehension has found that only one of the three programs examined actually did so. The report, released May 5, focuses on the second & final yr of research into the reading programs. It concludes that ReadAbout, a computer-based program by Scholastic Inc., improved students’ comprehension of social studies texts when the teacher had a previous year’s experience with the program.

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First Lady: Math, Science Important to Nation

Written by The Associated Press on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 23:44.

First lady Michelle Obama Energy Department's National Science Bowl and read bonus questions during the middle school championship matchFirst lady Michelle Obama told middle and high school science teams Monday that the nation will need their skills and enthusiasm to prosper.

Mrs. Obama visited the Energy Department's National Science Bowl and read bonus questions during the middle school championship match.

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Greenlining Institute Summit: College, Early Vision Keys to Finding Right Career Path

Written by HispanicBusiness.com on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 23:04.

importance of not just work or jobs, but actual careers, to achieve the American Dream.The title of the panel was The second panel of the day focused on the importance of not just work or jobs, but actual careers, to achieve the American Dream.The title of the panel was "Creating Opportunities to Achieve the American Dream," and began with an opening address by Michael Peevey, President of the California Public Utilities Commission.

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Wal-Mart Teaches Florida Teens About Entrepeneurship

Written by Toluse Olorunnipa on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 22:38.

a small group of student-entrepreneurs got a behind-the-scenes look at how the world's largest retailer does business.  A dozen students from Miami's Jackson Senior High School toured the Wal-Mart SupercenterAs they try to kick start one-person companies, a small group of student-entrepreneurs got a behind-the-scenes look at how the world's largest retailer does business.

A dozen students from Miami's Jackson Senior High School toured the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Hialeah Gardens Tuesday, getting business tips from the store's high-level managers.

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