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Federal officials visit White Earth school

Although the Circle of Life Academy is currently closed to students for in-school learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the school opened its doors for Katharine MacGregor, U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Department of Interior (DOI) last Thursday. COLA is a Bureau of Indian Education grant school, and offers a comprehensive K-12 culturally-based education programs…

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MnDOT announces Safe Routes to Schools grants

Minnesota schools and communities wanting to develop safer places for students to walk and bicycle can apply for three different grant opportunities this fall through the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program. SRTS “Boost” grants support existing SRTS work, like adding bicycles to schools to improve physical education curriculum or addressing a…

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Bemidji State pilots SUCCESS grant program

Bemidji State University was recently selected as one of four institutions within the Minnesota State system to pilot a grant program. According to a release, the $580,000 grant will be used to design comprehensive student support programs and improve completion rates, specifically in underrepresented student populations. Scaling Up College COmpletion Efforts for Students Success (SUCCESS)…

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BSU, NTC waive application fees for October

Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College and other Minnesota State colleges and universities are celebrating college knowledge month by waiving application fees for the month of October. College Knowledge Month is a statewide effort to encourage students to take the first steps in their higher education journey. Application fees for qualified low-income students are always…

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30 NTC students awarded over $37,000 in scholarships

The Northwest Technical College Foundation awarded $37,500 in scholarships to students at a virtual ceremony earlier this month. According to a release, these scholarships help students with education expenses as they fulfill their educational goals. Around 30 students were awarded scholarships and most received $1,000 scholarships. Almost half of the scholarships went to students who…

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