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Disaboom Launches Disability Scholarship Page March 31, 2009

Disaboom, an online community for people with disabilities,announces the launch of their Disability Scholarships page.A great number of scholarships exist for people with disabilities,ranging from financial aid for students with learning disabilities toscholarships for disabled veterans to grants for students with visionloss, hearing loss, and mobility impairments, among others.

Paying in Full as the Ticket Into Colleges March 31, 2009

Paying in Full as the Ticket Into Colleges

Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2007; Graduation Rates, 2001 and 2004 Cohorts; and Fi March 30, 2009

This First Look presents findings from the Integrated Postsecondary EducationData System (IPEDS) spring 2008 data collection, which included four components:Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2007; Graduation Rates, 2001& 2004 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics, Fiscal Year 2007. These data werecollected through the IPEDS web-based data collection system. http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2009155

Statistics/Research: Digest of Education Statistics, 2008 March 30, 2009

This publication is a pocket-sized compilation of statistical informationcovering the broad field of American education from kindergarten throughgraduate school. The statistical highlights are excerpts from the Digest ofEducation of Statistics, 2008.

AFP Launches Employment Initiative for Citizens with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities March 27, 2009

AFP Launches Employment Initiative for Citizens with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
WASHINGTON, DC–The Alliance for Full Participation (AFP) announced a national effort today to increase employment in the U.S. for people with developmental disabilities. Individuals with developmental disabilities want and need real jobs like everyone else. About 10% of the U.S. population has disabilities; but within that group, only 37% of them are employed. And it’s worse for Americans with developmental disabilities, where only 22% of the entire group is employed.

Lumina special report on nation's college-attainment goals March 27, 2009

Lumina special report on nation's college-attainment goals

Scholarship and Internship in Washinington DC March 27, 2009

The year's summer deadline for the Washington, D.C. internship programs is extended to April 3, 2009. Students are advised to submit their materials as soon as possible, as earlier application positions them better for financial assistance and internship placements.

Disability.gov: Open for Questions March 25, 2009

Open For Questions is an opportunity to open up the White House to allAmericans. Submit your own question about the economy, health care, education,veterans and other subjects that are important to you. Sign in to vote on questions and suggest your own, or read some ofthe questions already submitted.

Scholarship: Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes March 24, 2009

Scholarship: Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors outstanding youngleaders who have made a significant positive difference to people andour planet. Their leadership and courage make them true heroes andinspirations to us all.

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2015-2016 Planning Ahead: Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

September 24, 2015

While education beyond high school in the United States is optional, it has b