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Three former Department of Education employees charged with defrauding Arizona voucher program

Times Union 01 Mar 2024
Prosecutors said Thursday that the three employees approved applications for 17 students -– five of which were fictitious -- that admitted them into the voucher program using forged birth certificates and special education evaluations.

How will the mobility of Indian students shift in 2024 in foreign education?

Financial Express 01 Mar 2024
The UK alone granted nearly 143,000 visas to Indian students putting India in the leading position for the UK surpassing China for the first time ... Unfavorable money transfer rates cost Indian students overseas Rs 54,800 crore yearly.

Former Education Dept staffers indicted for defrauding the school voucher program

Longview News-Journal 01 Mar 2024
The trio face a litany of charges, including conspiracy, forgery, money laundering and fraud for falsifying the enrollment documents and special education evaluations of 17 students — five of whom ...

Ohio University pauses race-based scholarships after US Supreme Court ruling

WCPO 01 Mar 2024
Scholarship donors identify what kind of student they want their money to go to, and Ohio University officials said that if “revisions to any gift agreements are necessary,” they would work closely with donors on implementing any changes.

Jewish students share harrowing stories of campus antisemitism as they beg Congress to hold universities accountable

New York Post 01 Mar 2024
Harvard Divinity School student Alexander “Shabbos” Kestenbaum said he has written to his university’s anti-semitism task force more than 40 times regarding discrimination — to no avail ... Other students ...

Candidates say higher taxes are needed

News-Press Now 01 Mar 2024
McMillian echoed the call to raise the levy but said money alone will not be enough.�. "What our teachers need more than anything right now is to get student behaviors handled," he said.

Former Comet baseball player Theo Arndt now is a professional umpire

Charles City Press 01 Mar 2024
For any high school or college student who wants to earn money during the summer, I can’t think of a better summer job,” he said. “Not only can you make good money, but you learn so many life skills … ...

'Measured choices': Health, education come out ahead in restrained Alberta budget

Moosejaw Today 01 Mar 2024
He said the budget allocates money for 98 new and modernized schools ... She also said about 28,000 students enter the province's education system every year. The budget allocates enough money for that many classroom spaces but only over three years ... .

Bill Scott, Omaha philanthropist and early Warren Buffett employee, dies at 93

Omaha World-Herald 01 Mar 2024
A 'pile is money' is like a 'pile of manure' so they gave half of it away ... Montclair Elementary student ... The Scotts also donated money to construct a student plaza and outdoor skating rink at UNMC.

With credit card debt on the rise, consumers should watch their FICO score

Chicago Sun-Times 01 Mar 2024
Consumers weren’t spending as much during lockdowns and they had money coming in from stimulus payments” or were taking advantage of pauses in student loans or mortgage repayments, Wise said.

Unfavorable money transfer rates cost Indian students overseas Rs 54,800 crore yearly

Financial Express 29 Feb 2024
According to internal Wise data, Indian students studying abroad spend the most money on education in the United States, with an average of Rs 2,262,676 spent per year ... Students and their families ...

Washington state budget proposes to raise school spending, though approaches differ

Kitsap Sun 29 Feb 2024
Washington lawmakers want to send more money to schools with this year’s state budget — but Senate and House proposals differ in where that money goes ... A $21 per student increase in the House ... This money can cover salaries and staffing.

In wake of sweeping school funding rulings, lawmakers seek legislative fixes

The Keene Sentinel 29 Feb 2024
This month, Ruoff again ordered the state to pay nearly twice as much per student — $7,356.01 — and retool the statewide education property tax to distribute money to property-poor towns.

Banking Matters

Cascade Business News 29 Feb 2024
Several kindergarten students at Three Rivers Elementary School chatted quietly as they waited in line to deposit money at First Interstate’s Mini Bank ... “We are starting with the kindergarten students and adding a grade each year.

Issues with new FAFSA may cause ‘shocking' decline in the number of students getting college aid, expert says

NBC Bay Area 29 Feb 2024
Problems with the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid have resulted in fewer students applying for college financial aid ... Despite a growing need, fewer students are applying for college financial aid.