State Grants News Headlines

Up to the minute information on state grants awarded across the nation.

Sioux City School District Pursues Competitive State Grant
The Sioux City school district is currently pursuing a teacher leadership and compensation state grant from the Iowa Department of Education. To date, 335 of the state's 346 school districts had...more

California Department of Education Receives $10.8 Million Grant to Cover AP Exam Fees for Low-Income
The California Department of Education was awarded a $10.8 million federal grant from the US Department of Education's Test Fee Program. The grant will cover the costs of Advanced Placement (AP)...more

RTEC Improves Educational Efforts through State Grant
The Regional Technical Education Center (RTEC) in Yankton will be able to continue its educational efforts through a $64,072 Community Development Block grant. The Governor's Office of Economic...more

Local Schools Get Slice of $1.2 Million State Grant for Early Childhood Councils
A $1.2 million in funding will be awarded to 58 Community Early Childhood Councils (CECCs) in 91 Kentucky counties. The state funds will help promote school readiness for children, with Henderson...more

Jefferson Community College Gets $50,000 State Grant
Jefferson Community College gets $50,000 in state grants to provide assistance to economically disadvantaged students who wish to pursue post secondary education. The community college is one of...more

A Call to Amend State Grant Formula for Working Part-Time Students
Alexandra Griffin, Winona State University Student Senate president, calls for treating working part-time students equally. She writes that the state grant formula should be adjusted to pro-rate...more

Hardworking Students to Reap Financial Aid Awards
The Colorado Commission on Higher Education releases new state financial aid distribution policy for persevering students. The new policy mirrors a change in purpose for the state aid program and is...more

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Enterprise Is Re-Housing Unwanted Furniture

Social Enterprise Is Re-Housing Unwanted Furniture

Weston Mill-based social enterprise Surplus Rescue CIC (Community Interest Company) recycles and finds homes for unwanted furniture. To date, it has received “extensive amounts” of quality second-hand furniture including desks, pedestals, cupboards and office chairs from a former local authority office equipment – and wants to find them a good home.

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