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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

(CBS)

Phil Matier: East Bay School District Wins ‘Race To The Top’ Grant

The New Haven Unified School District in Union City was one of the nationwide winners of a Race to the Top grant.

12/12/2012

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Community Corner: Nonprofits Serving Bay Area Elderly Get Boost

Several Bay Area community projects will get some help in their efforts to serve their elderly neighbors thanks to $10,000 in grants awarded by Coming of Age Bay Area.

08/05/2012

(CBS)

California Awarded Millions In ‘Race To The Top’ Competition

The grants will be used to improve the state’s early childhood education programs.

12/16/2011

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BART May Connect To San Jose Sooner Than Planned

BART trains could be rolling in San Jose as soon as 2016 after a huge hurdle was cleared Thursday in the form of more than $1 billion in grant money.

12/08/2011

(AP)

Brown Signs ‘Dream Act’ Allowing Undocumented Students To Get Financial Aid

One day before the Oct. 9 deadline to approve or veto a bill that would allow undocumented students to receive public financial aid for higher education, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday that he signed the California DREAM Act.

10/08/2011

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California Among Nine States Vying For Education Funding

California will once again be looking to get a piece of the $500 million before offered in the latest “Race to the Top” federal program.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/25/2011

(AP)

State Researchers Pinpoint True Cost Of College Education

The report put the total cost of a UC student living on campus at more than $27,000, an 18% increase from 2006. At a CSU campus, costs increased 23% to $20,000.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/01/2011

Bay Area Nutrition Programs Receive Grants

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS) Five Bay Area nutrition education programs have received grants to help them continue their efforts.

07/11/2010

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