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KIPP Scholarships

Sandberg KIPP Scholarship for Unequal Access to Opportunity

Sandberg KIPP Scholarship to ‘cut through’ Unequal Access to Opportunity About four years ago, Richard Barth, CEO of KIPP Public Charter Schools, was visiting Capitol Hill with a few colleagues for a series of meetings with lawmakers. At each office, the group met young people who served as greeters, gatekeepers and legislative staffers — the people

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Gabrielle McCormick

Gabrielle McCormick: How to Make a Grab of US$150,000 in Scholarships

Need Money for College? Gabrielle McCormick Grab for $150,000 in Scholarships. Gabrielle McCormick  journey started with a fall. In November of her senior year of high school, she tore her Achilles tendon during a basketball game. The injury simultaneously crushed her dreams of playing college basketball and any hopes she had of earning the athletic scholarship she was

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Undocumented Immigrants Flock to Free Colleges

Cash-Strapped Undocumented Immigrants in Chicago Flock to Free Community Colleges CHICAGO — More than two years after Chicago launched a program that offers a swath of  undocumented Immigrants high school students a free ride at its community colleges, city officials are touting their growing list of students moving on to four-year universities with two years

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NCAA Scholarship

Judge Approves $208 Million Settlement in NCAA Scholarship Lawsuit

A federal judge in California on Friday orally granted final approval to a $208.7 million settlement that will compensate tens of thousands of college athletes who received traditional sports scholarships rather than a relatively new version that covers the full cost of attending school, one of the plaintiffs’ attorneys told USA TODAY Sports. The deal

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