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Education, News

In the last decade, school gardens have become increasingly popular in public schools. While some parents have been known to complain, others have embraced the idea as a wonderful chance for students to learn about the food chain. The U.S. Department of Agriculture supports school gardens as part of the “Farm

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Education, News

When it comes to preparing the 2015 education budget – or any year’s education budget, it is never a straightforward matter. A variety of factors affect whether the amount the federal or even state governments spend on the education system. From after-school programs to tuition pricing for universities, a lot rides

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Education, News

If you are planning ahead for college, you may want to think about finding a scholarship. Scholarships are an excellent way to help pay for your tuition and other expenses. The problem is that your family may make too much money for you to qualify for a need-based scholarship. There is also

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Education, News

Sometimes, due to life circumstances, education after high school has to be delayed. An individual may have gone into the military or immediately started working. Whatever the reason, the decision to go back to school later in life may offer be a chance to retake control of this aspect of life. Yet, this is

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Sending your recently graduated teen off to college can be scary on so many levels. It is hard to step back and watch them take those first real steps away from the nest. It is important for young adults to become independent, but they’re facing one of the most difficult

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When a child graduates high school and goes off to college, the question of where he or she will obtain health insurance is a common one. No matter what your stance or preference as a parent, it is important to think ahead. Your child now turned into a young adult also should

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Education, News

In today’s society, technology is used for just about everything. More and more people are turning to the internet to obtain their degrees in flexible online learning programs. But, like so much on the internet, legitimate sites are mixed together with online scams. While many universities and colleges offer online courses,

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Education, News

Today’s society is deeply intertwined with technology, and books — both physically and in terms of our attention spans — seem to be becoming a dying endeavor. Nevertheless, this doesn’t mean you can’t still engage in the art of reading a good book. Books give you the freedom to imagine your own

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Education, News

When it comes times for parents and students to look into educating their children outside the public school system for K-12 or higher education, accreditation becomes an important criterion. In the United States and elsewhere in the world, accreditation is a yard stick by which to measure the accountability, quality

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Education, News

As school budgets are cut across the country, fundraising to pay for certain expenses have become commonplace. With shortfalls and potential layoffs threatening the quality of the classroom and learning environment, teachers, parents and students are working together to raise money to fight off undesirable change. According to a recent survey of parents, 98

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Education, News

With September comes what is to some is the most wonderful time of year — when parents can give a sigh of relief as children, teens and young adults head back to school. The preparation can be hectic, but it can go much smoother if parents are prepared. To make it

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Education, News

Times are tough everywhere in the United States. School boards, unions and governments have been fighting for decades to ensure their budgets are balanced and to prevent more cuts. In the last few years, some schools think they have found a way to shield their schools from drastic cuts through

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Education, NewsFinancial Aid, Tuition

You’ve been accepted to a university, and now it’s time to plan for your undergraduate degree. Maybe you received a scholarship or you’ve been selected for a government or university grant. But when you tally up the costs, it’s still not enough. It’s time to consider taking out a loan

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You are planning on going on to pursue higher education. You have a goal. You have the drive. You have support but do you have the ability to manage your money while you follow your dream? This is a question that every student should consider before he or she signs

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