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Local AARP chapter to host 'informative and educational' event on marijuana

4, the nonpartisan nonprofit will host an “informative and educational” event on marijuana at the Wayne County Community College District's …

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90 local high school seniors receive scholarships from SWIEF

Ninety area high school seniors received nearly $150,000 in college scholarships awarded by the Southwest Iowa Educational Foundation on Wednesday at New Horizons Presbyterian Church in Council Bluffs. Several hundred students, parents, scholarship donors and school counselors and administrators attended the event. Scholarships were awarded to students after completing an application and essay. Applications were […]

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Local woman awarded for efforts to support military education

By Bianca M. StrzalkowskiSpecial to The Daily News An area woman is being recognized for advocacy efforts to help veterans in the region pursue a college degree. Ashley Adamovage, military liaison and program manager of University of North Carolina Wilmington, launched the Southeastern Council on Military Education (SECOME) – a cohort of post-secondary institutions, corporations, […]

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Local officials critical of education funding

School districts in Lycoming County are in line to receive increases in basic education and special education funding under Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed budget for 2017-18, but not enough to balance the rising costs of retirement, health care and general expenses that administrators cannot control, local school officials say. “The state is not keeping up […]

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Southwest Iowa Educational Foundation gives $119300 to local high school seniors

Eighty-six high school seniors received $119,300 in college scholarships awarded by the Southwest Iowa Educational Foundation on Tuesday at New Horizons Presbyterian Church in Council Bluffs. An estimated 200 students, parents, scholarship donors and school counselors and administrators attended the event, according to a press release. Login required We have used your information to see […]

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Local Parkinson's Disease group will hold educational event in Virginia Beach this weekend

VIRGINIA BEACH The local chapter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA) will hold its Stroll and Roll event Saturday at the Oceanfront. Stroll and Roll is a fundraiser that helps the Association share resources about Parkinson’s Disease, which is a neurological disease often marked by tremors. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., participants can […]

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Youngstown (OH) Educational Center Trains Local Youths to Become Firefighters

By Kristy L Olinik I am an instructor at Youngstown Choffin Career and Technical Center in Youngstown, Ohio. In 2013, we added public safety and criminal justice to our school curriculum for Junior and Seniors that attend Youngstown City Schools. In 2014, with the assistance of the Youngstown Fire Department as our charter, and the […]

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Local residents expand upon students' learning dynamics

When Chandler siblings Jeremy and Brian Scott decided to create their own educational service in 2010, Bonanza Educational, their objective was clear: teach young children the importance of working in a team-setting while they learn how to be creative, communicate and collaborate among their peers. The formula deemed successful for the two entrepreneurs as Bonanza […]

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