Gwinnett County Public Schools in metro Atlanta and Orange County Public Schools in Orlando were each promised $500,000 in college scholarships for their high school seniors.
Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.
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.
The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
As a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.
Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.
With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.
According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
Atlanta high school students heard it first-hand from First Lady Michelle Obama, that she, like many of them, had to go through a lot when she was a teenager. “You think somebody like me has […]