Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wendell A. Pitt Scholarship

$500 scholarship for graduated high school students who are attending college in the Fall. Deadline is 7/15/2011. DOWNLOAD: WAP Scholarship Please note: –  Any questions about the scholarship can be sent to Wap_foundation@yahoo.com – The letter of recommendation from a teacher is … Continue reading

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Merit aid scholarships – NACAC

There was a discussion on NACAC about Merit aid scholarships, here’s the original message and wrap-up: Dear Colleagues, Thanks for your responses to my request for Merit aid scholarships. I got some great suggestions and a lot of requests to … Continue reading

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PALMS: Post-secondary Access for Latino Middle-grades Students

From a message from PALMS: Many of you have told us of your interest in learning more about creating a college-going culture at the middle level. In response to your feedback, we have published case studies of how middle schools … Continue reading

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Putting Data Into Practice

Even though this report was published in October, we wanted to share it with you: Putting Data in To Practice by The Education Sector Over the past decade, school districts and states have made impressive advances in collecting and managing … Continue reading

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My Family Goes To College

The National Center for Family Literacy and MetLife Foundation have teamed up to create a set of free resources to help parents and families prepare for college. You can read the press release about this new resource on Yahoo. Also, … Continue reading

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Initiating language therapy services for a 10th grade student

Here’s a discussion about how to go about initiating language therapy services for a 10th grade student who has a speech impediment. From a volunteer I just returned from Liberty HS where I have been working with a number of students, … Continue reading

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Priced Out: How the Wrong Financial-Aid Policies Hurt Low-Income Students

The Education Trust has published a document titled “Priced Out: How the Wrong Financial Aid Policies Hurt Low-Income Students” The document highlights: New data from the U.S. Department of Education permits this unprecedented analysis of the real cost of college. Low-income students … Continue reading

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