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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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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

President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden. (Credit: Kristoffer Tripplaar/ Sipa USA)

Obama, Biden Announce $600 Million for Job Grants

Striving to show action on jobs, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs.

04/16/2014

President Barack Obama tours a class at Bladensburg High School on April 7, 2014 in Bladensburg, Md. Obama visited the school to announce 24 recipients of $107 million in Youth CareerConnect grants, including $7 million for Bladensburg, intended to help better prepare students for higher education. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama at Md. School: Students Need Help to Get ‘In-Demand Jobs’

Obama is announcing the grants at Bladensburg High School, one of three high schools in Washington’s Maryland suburbs that have created a Youth CareerConnect Program.

04/07/2014

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