Tag: College

Texas Workforce donates over $250,000 to PSJA for Foster Youth Dropout Prevention Program

Texas Workforce donated more than $290,000 to the Foster Youth Dropout Prevention Program at the PSJA School District on Tuesday. According to the Texas Education Agency, nearly 27 thousand students in foster care attend Texas Public Schools, the percentage of students in foster care who drop out is more than three times those who live with their biological families. The funds will cover any necessities for high school students. It also covers college tuition...

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15% Female UT Undergrads Report Rape

Austin (KFXV) – 15% of University of Texas female undergrads say they’ve been raped this according to a Statewide study that the UT system will soon release. Senator Joan Huffman, a republican out of Houston, broke the news of the forthcoming survey Thursday morning when she mention the 15% figure during debate on a bill she has written to penalize College staff and some students who fail to report incidents of sexual assault on campus. The bill along with a four other campus rape bills debated this week was filed after years of scandals at...

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Tips to Save $38,000 for an Average 4-Year College Degree

Saving money for a rainy day is something we’re all encouraged to do, but when it comes to saving for college, it’s easier said than done. College expenses can be a big financial burden on families but, there is a plan for that. The cost of higher education is one of the major financial challenges families face in the U.S. In some cases it is what keeps a person from fulfilling their professional aspirations. However, there is a way to prepare for college with the 529 plan. The average cost of attending a 4-year public college is $38,000, an...

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Cooper Posts Numbers Like No Other ‘bama Receiver

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama receiver Amari Cooper blew past the defensive back on a deep post, and his offensive coordinator didn’t even wait until the ball was in the air to celebrate. Lane Kiffin raised his hands on the sideline to signal a touchdown. A little early – but he was right. “I guess he’s seen me do it,” Cooper said. Much of the country has by now. Cooper has become easily the biggest, most dangerous weapon in a program normally defined by tailbacks and defense, while leading the top-ranked Crimson Tide into a College Football Playoff matchup...

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