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.
The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
In one of the buildings of an old, renovated elementary school, a new service called IDEA Works opened its doors. Its business is helping other people grow their businesses.
Texas counties needing financial help controlling feral hogs are being encouraged to pair up and apply for $30,000 in grants.
The Dallas Independent School District set out to put its best foot forward Tuesday in hopes of winning millions of dollars. The DISD is a finalist in the “Race to the Top” completion.
The UPS Foundation says it will no longer give grants to the Boy Scouts of America as long as the group excludes gays and lesbians from being scouts or scout leaders.
The Plano council opted to put off a decision on whether to designate 700-thousand dollars in federal grants to pay for a large transitional housing complex for the homeless.