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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.

09/29/2014

Students protest outside Standley Lake High School against the curriculum review. (credit: CBS)

College Board Backs Jeffco Student Protesters

The organization that administers high school Advanced Placement courses says it supports suburban Denver students who have been protesting a proposal aimed at promoting patriotism in AP history courses.

09/26/2014

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Jefferson County History Teacher Says She’s Outraged

A high school teacher in Jefferson County’s school system is speaking out about the controversy over how history is taught.

09/25/2014

Student walkout at Golden High School on Tuesday (credit: Riley McConnell)

Student Education Protest Grows In Jefferson County

In the largest of a series of ongoing student protests, about 700 young people gathered in suburban Denver to rally in opposition to a new set of high school history standards proposed by a conservative-led school board.

09/24/2014

Students protest at Arvada West High School Tuesday morning (credit: Rahel Solomon)

Jeffco Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest History Proposal

More students in Colorado’s second-largest school district are protesting a proposal to emphasize patriotism and downplay civil unrest in the teaching of an American history course.

09/23/2014

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Marriage Made In The Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion For Extreme Weather

Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.

09/22/2014

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For The Love Of Science

The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.

09/22/2014

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Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSA

The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.

09/22/2014

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What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant Program

The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.

09/22/2014

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