All articles tagged: “Education”

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“Making College Work” Co-Author Addresses Continuing Challenges in Higher Education for Disadvantaged Students

Book Addresses Disadvantaged Students & Higher Ed

In a Nutshell: College students from low socioeconomic backgrounds often face more challenges than the average... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 7/16/20

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Codesmith’s Software Engineering Immersive Programs Help Students Build Skills and Careers in Tech

Codesmith Offers a Software Development Bootcamp

In a Nutshell: Software engineering is a desirable profession with plenty of room for advancement, but also a lot... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/15/20

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Gift of College Allows Individuals and Employers to Play a Part in a Student’s Higher Education by Contributing to a Tax-Free Savings Plan

Gift of College Helps Students Fund Higher Education

In a Nutshell: Gift of College allows anyone to contribute to college savings plans and student loan accounts for... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/26/20

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National Parents Council Advances Education in Ireland with Free Parental Tools and Resources

NPC: Free Tools for Parents in Ireland

In a Nutshell: Parental support can have a critical impact on a child’s education. That’s why the National Parents... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/3/20

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iCouldBe and its E-Mentoring Platform Help Students Plan for Creative, Fruitful, and Productive Lives

iCouldBe: E-Mentoring to Help Students Achieve

In a Nutshell: Not all children are born with the same opportunities to achieve success in their careers, whether... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/18/20

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TypeTastic: The Online Typing Tutor that Teaches Students Fluent Keyboard Skills through Games and Activities

TypeTastic: Teaching Typing via Games & Activities

In a Nutshell: Typing is an essential skill in today’s digital world. TypeTastic helps students from kindergarten... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/15/20

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RaiseMe Expands Access to Higher Education for Low-Income Students via Micro-Scholarships for School Achievements

RaiseMe: Micro-Scholarships & Access to Higher Education

In a Nutshell: With student loan debt and college tuition on the rise, RaiseMe offers a platform for low-income and... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/2/20

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Math for Love Seeks to Transform How Math is Taught and Learned with Resources Demonstrating the Joy Behind Numbers

Math for Love: Transforming How Math is Learned

In a Nutshell: Math strikes fear into the hearts of Americans across the country, but the husband-and-wife team of... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 5/28/20

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Coalition for College Offers Online Tools and Resources to Help Under-Resourced Students Enhance Their Applications and Future Career Prospects

Coalition for College Offers Tools for Students

In a Nutshell: Earning a college degree can be an important step toward financial security, but for under-resourced... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/1/20

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As a ‘Working College,’ Berea College Provides High-Quality Education to Low-Income Students at No Cost

Berea College: Tuition-Free Higher Education

In a Nutshell: Student loan debt is a major problem for many recent college graduates. But not for graduates of... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 4/30/20

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The American Indian College Fund Provides Opportunities for Financial Support and Other Resources for Higher Education

The American Indian College Fund: Scholarships and Guidance

In a Nutshell: American Indian and Alaska Native students often face numerous challenges, including financial... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/4/20

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Tech Nation’s Digital Business Academy Provides Free Educational Resources to Help Entrepreneurs Grow Startups in the U.K.

Digital Business Academy Fosters U.K. Tech Startups

In a Nutshell: Digital Business Academy offers free, comprehensive online courses to entrepreneurs in the U.K. who... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/6/20

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Empower Delivers Expert Financial Advice, Automated Savings, and High-Interest Checking in Its User-Friendly App

Empower: Expert Financial Advice & Banking in One App

In a Nutshell: A lack of financial literacy in the U.S. takes its toll on consumers in the form of high debt, low... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/30/20

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ChooseFI: The Personal Finance Podcast and Community That Helps Listeners Move Toward Financial Independence

The ChooseFI Podcast & Gaining Financial Independence

In a Nutshell: Who doesn’t dream of financial independence? Brad Barrett and Jonathan Mendonsa did and used the... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/17/20

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Spread the Vote Helps Would-Be Voters Secure the Proper ID Needed to Cast a Ballot and Delivers Important Voter Education Resources

Spread the Vote Educates & Helps Would-Be Voters Get IDs

In a Nutshell: Many people who are eligible to vote in the U.S. don’t make it to the polls, in many cases due to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/31/19

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#techmums is Working to Close the Digital Skills Gap in the U.K. with Free Technology Courses for Mothers

#techmums Provides Free Technology Courses for Mothers

In a Nutshell: #techmums offers free courses to help mothers learn new tech skills and keep pace in an increasingly... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/19/19

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Modern States: A Nonprofit Dedicated to Making College More Accessible and Affordable by Offering ‘Freshman Year for Free’

Modern States: Making College More Accessible & Affordable

In a Nutshell: With college tuition prices on the rise and student loan debt at an all-time high, Modern States is... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/12/19

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LaunchCode Offers Free Classes and Job Placement Services to Help Workers Pursue Tech Careers and Close the Skills Gap in the U.S.

LaunchCode: Free Tech Classes and Job Placement

In a Nutshell: Pursuing a career in the tech industry means acquiring the knowledge and experience necessary for... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/29/19

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Education Ecosystem’s Video Tutorial Program Prepares Professionals and Students for Lucrative Careers in Software Development and Future Tech

Education Ecosystem Helps Devs Expand Earning Potential

In a Nutshell: Professional developers are often challenged in finding quality resources to continue their... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 7/25/19

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Massive Open Online Courses Offer Affordable and Flexible Educational Options to Learn New Skills for Advancement or a Career Change

MOOCs Offer Affordable & Flexible Educational Options for Careers

In a Nutshell: With the expansion of digital technology in recent years, massive open online courses (MOOCs)... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/25/19

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CodeMonkey Gamifies the Process of Learning How to Code While Equipping Children with Valuable Career Skills

CodeMonkey Gamifies the Process of Learning How to Code

In a Nutshell: Computer programming is no longer a skill reserved for Silicon Valley offices and high school AV... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/3/19

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OneClass Offers Class Notes, Study Guides, and Other Educational Resources to Help Students Achieve Academic and Future Financial Success

OneClass Study Resources Help Students Succeed

In a Nutshell: Professional and financial success increasingly depend on academic achievement, but not everyone can... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/4/19

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Where to Find the Nation’s Best Math Education: 10 Cities Where Students Earn the Highest Test Scores in America

10 Cities Where Students Earn the Highest Math Test Scores

The United States has a math problem but it’s not the kind that can be solved with a simple formula or even an... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/15/20

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The Magzter™ Digital Newsstand Connects Readers with Resources for Career Advancement and Financial Improvement

Magzter™ Connects Readers to Career and Financial Resources

In a Nutshell: The act of reading — whether for education or self-improvement — is a predictor of success in life... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/27/19

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How Flatiron School’s Coding Boot Camp Approach is Providing New Career Opportunities and Flexible Options for Learners

Flatiron School’s Coding Programs Provide Career Opportunities

In a Nutshell: Jumping out of one career to fulfill a dream in another can be a daunting prospect, particularly... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/28/18