Today’s news includes articles about post secondary education, community partners, and access to education from various news sources including the Times Colonist, Halifax Metro, and the Regina Leader-Post.
POST SECONDARY EDUCATION
BC Training and Education Savings Grant. KamloopsCity.com. March 3, 2016
BC allowing ‘sneak’ college fee increases: NDP. Times Colonist. March 3, 2016
Vancouver Island University and North Island College have both announced new fees in recent months, as…
‘They’re afraid of these fee hikes:’ public Dalhousie tuition hike meeting not so public. Halifax Metro. March 2, 2016
Dalhousie director of communications Brian Leadbetter approached Metro at the presentation, and asked that…
Ontario ACORN leading the way in fight against predatory lenders! ACORN Canada website. March 3, 2016
A great turnout at the Toronto ACORN Fair Banking Forum on Feb 27 heard from residents who have …
ACCESS TO EDUCATION
First Nations University of Canada implements cost-cutting measures. Regina Leader-Post. March 2, 2016
It was business as usual at the First Nations University of Canada on Wednesday, as high school students ….
Failing Canada’s First Nations children. Global News. March 2, 2016
When Priscilla King’s eldest daughter turned 14, she had to send her away to high school, hundreds of …
Lake Wobegon Days: Half Of American Children Are In Near Poverty. Forbes. March 3, 2016
The effects of Medicaid, SNAP, the EITC, free school meals, Section 8 vouchers, in fact the whole plethora…
11 Research U’s Improve Low-Income Graduation Rates. Inside Higher Ed. March 3, 2016
The group’s members also decreased their gap in graduation rates between low-income students and…
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