School Lead Cleanup Vowed, But Little Testing Advice Offered

The education department acknowledged Wednesday that nearly 1,000 city classrooms in schools built before 1985 that serve students in pre-K and kindergarten have deteriorating lead paint that could potentially harm children, particularly those under 6.

School Lead Cleanup Vowed, But Little Testing Advice Offered

By Alex Zimmerman (thecity.nyc)

In their first communication to parents since revealing last week that nearly 900 city classrooms have peeling lead …

CUNY and SUNY Chancellors Announce José Peralta New York State Dream Act Application Is Open for the 2019-20 Academic Year

While undocumented students may seek to determine eligibility for state financial aid available under the DREAM Act year round, they should also be aware of deadlines for specific state scholarship programs, including that of the Excelsior Scholarship, which is August 15, 2019. - CUNY/SUNY

CUNY and SUNY Chancellors Announce José Peralta New York State Dream Act Application Is Open for the 2019-20 Academic Year

By CUNY Newswire

Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) Now Accepting Applications, Allowing for Undocumented Students to Apply for Programs,
Including TAP and the Excelsior

Teachers’ Union: Betsy DeVos is Making Teaching Impossible

“She makes things harder and then—no surprise—she criticizes. And when that doesn't work, she insults and disparages. That's just who she is, and that's part of the reason she garners very little respect and has gotten very little done since she has been secretary of education.”

Teachers’ Union: Betsy DeVos is Making Teaching Impossible

By David Brennan (Newsweek)

One of America’s largest teacher’s unions has hit out at Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, accusing her of hypocrisy …

How Long Does It Take to Get a Student Loan?

When you apply and are approved for a student loan, it might take a while to receive the funding. Just how long it will take really depends on the lender and also whether the loan is federal or private.

How Long Does It Take to Get a Student Loan?

By Ashley Sutphin Watkins (LendEdu)

Whether someone is applying for federal student loans or private student loans can affect very important factors …