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Feds to grant $450M to community colleges for training partnerships


  • Hill, The

Community colleges will receive $450 million in federal job-training grants under an initiative that Vice President Joe Biden is expected to unveil today. The 71 award recipients will partner with emp… Read More

Ariz. receives $1.6M in education grants


  • Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)

Grants to support school safety and climate programs have been awarded to Arizona schools by the U.S. Department of Education. Marana Unified School District was granted about $750,000 to support bett… Read More

New website keeps parents updated on NYC middle schools


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A New York City public radio station and a commercial television station are partnering on a website to update parents on the quality of the city's middle schools. will provide weekly e… Read More

Networking tips for academic job seekers



Academic job seekers must network with professionals in different fields to advance their careers, Christine Kelly writes in this commentary. Kelly, a University of California at Irvine graduate stude… Read More