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On top of their day-to-day business of educating students, right now educators are in the midst of an incredibly important added responsibility: planning for next year. Schools and districts across the nation are busy developing goals, strategies, budgets, calendars, lesson plans and the like – the number of meetings and volume of paper would shock […] Read More

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The Angela Award – Deadline: December 15, 2016

admin | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Scholarship Opportunity For Female Middle School Students Scholarship opportunities are few and far between for middle school students, but when we come across one we’re happy to pass information along. The Angela Award – Deadline: December 15, 2016 This award honors one female student in grades 5-8 who is exceptionally involved in and has a […] Read More

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Potential Funding for Career & College Clubs

admin | Monday, November 7, 2016

The California Department of Education is inviting applications for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant program. Awards likely to range from $50,000 to $150,000 (based on $7.50 per student per day). Applications are due December 21, 2016. The 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant provides funding for programs to focus on academic achievement, enrichment, […] Read More

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Seeking School District Partners for i3 Grants

admin | Monday, May 16, 2016

Career & College Clubs is seeking Local Education Agency (LEA) partners to collaborate on an application for federal funding through the Investing in Innovation Fund (i3). Building on the documented impact of the existing Career & College Clubs model for middle grades, we are applying for a Development grant to expand the model through the […] Read More

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Budgeting for 2016-2017 is in full swing at many schools and districts. No doubt educators are grappling with difficult issues like funding shortfalls, enrollment trends, personnel changes, and more. But amidst the challenges, let’s not lose sight of the ultimate goal: ensuring students are prepared to succeed in life, including their careers and, if they […] Read More

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Funding for Middle Grade Social Emotional Learning

admin | Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The US Department of Education is inviting applications for the Skills for Success grant program. Awards likely to range from $400,000 to $600,000. Applications are due July 29, 2015. Skills for Success supports Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) and their partners in implementing, evaluating, and refining tools and approaches for developing the non-cognitive skills of middle-grades […] Read More

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Public schools in California would receive significantly more money to educate students from disadvantaged backgrounds under a deal announced on Tuesday that would dramatically reshape public school funding in the nation’s most populous state. Full article. Read More

Career & College Clubs, a program of ALL Management Corporation, is proud to re-launch California’s premier program focused exclusively on educating middle school students with the knowledge, skills, and motivation to succeed in high school, college, and life. Full article. Read More

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Ed. Funders Giving More to Same Few, Studies Show

Joe Booth | Tuesday, May 14, 2013

As more and more foundation money floods into K-12 education, it is being channeled to fewer and fewer groups, according to new research presented at the American Educational Research Association meeting here last week. Full article. Read More

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Preparing disadvantaged students for college work is critical. But there is little evidence that the federal programs meant to do so are effective, and they should be redesigned, according to a new policy brief. Full article. Read More