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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.

09/29/2014

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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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Despite National Decline, Dallas Ranked Top In Country For Job Growth

Dallas Business Journal, U.S. Department of Labor Statistics and Forbes all rank Dallas and surrounding Texas cities as top cities in the country for job growth.

09/29/2014

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Dallas Aeronautics Contractor Uses Industrial Psychology To Develop Training Courses

Mireya Mata develops training courses for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, in order to find solution-based communication tools for the company’s supervisors.

09/29/2014

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Master’s Degree Is Key To Success For DFW-Area Police Detective

Joe Herrera says, “Having a master’s degree helps open up other career paths no matter what line of work you are in.”

09/29/2014

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Texas Supreme Court To Get School Finance Appeal

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office formally notified the Texas Supreme Court that it’s appealing a ruling that the state’s school finance system is unconstitutional.

09/26/2014

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Thousands Of North Texas Students Are Homeless

There are more than more than 5,000 homeless children in school systems in Dallas, Fort Worth, Richardson and more.

09/23/2014

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For The Love Of Science

The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.

09/22/2014

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Marriage Made In The Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion For Extreme Weather

Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.

09/22/2014

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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

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What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant Program

The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.

09/22/2014

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Dallas Academic Advisor Offers Tips For Returning Students

Kiara Smith, North Lake College Senior Academic Advisor, offers invaluable advice for returning and online program students.

09/22/2014

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