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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

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State Based Researchers To Share Stem Cell Grants

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Nearly $10 million is being earmarked for stem cell research in Connecticut. The awards were made this month through the State of Connecticut Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee. Eighteen researchers based […]

06/24/2014

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State Stem Cell Researchers Win $9.8 Million In Grants

Twenty-three Connecticut-based researchers are sharing $9.8 million in funding from the state’s stem cell research funds.

06/13/2013

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Casino Revenue Down,Federal Aid Up

LEDYARD, Conn. (AP) _ As a gambling slump squeezes profits at the Foxwoods Resort Casino, the tribe that owns the famously successful enterprise in southeastern Connecticut has begun receiving more assistance in the form of […]

03/24/2013

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Hartford Schools To Receive Nearly $5 Million From Gates Foundation

The Hartford Public Schools are getting nearly five million dollars from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation in what the foundation calls a “bold collaboration between public charter and traditional schools.

12/05/2012

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Connecticut Loses Out On Federal Education Money

The U.S. Department of Education has denied Connecticut’s application for up to $50 million in grants to boost its early childhood education programs.

12/15/2011

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