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    A Massachusetts school bus driver returned to the classroom and earned his college degree, thanks to encouragement from the students he drove every day. Clayton Ward attended college in Virginia but dropped out after a few semesters when the demands of school and work became too much. He moved to Framingham, Mass., and took up driving school busses, much like his family did back in his home state of Tennessee. As he drove the students to and from school...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Going to college may be a little easier for some Denver Public Schools graduates. The Community College of Denver is offering free fall semester tuition and waiving associated fees to any DPS 2020 senior who received a diploma this year. (credit: CBS) The deadline to apply is July 15th, and there are several requirements, they include: proof of residency, filling out an application for CCD, complete a DPS 2020 graduate from, establish good academic standing, fill out...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Going to college may be a little easier for some Denver Public Schools graduates. The Community College of Denver is offering free fall semester tuition and waiving associated fees to any DPS 2020 senior who received a diploma this year. (credit: CBS) The deadline to apply is July 15th, and there are several requirements, they include: proof of residency, filling out an application for CCD, complete a DPS 2020 graduate from, establish good academic standing, fill out...
    Westchester Community College announced its plan to open in the fall semester amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The college will continue remote education for the majority of its courses during the fall semester, school officials announced on Thursday, July 2. The plan was developed by the college’s Pandemic Response Team in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. According to the college, a majority of classes will be conducted entirely through remote or online environments with instructors and...
    FRAMINGHAM (CBS) — A school bus driver in Framingham says he was inspired by the students on his bus to go back to the classroom and earn a college degree. Clayton Ward recently completed an associate degree in liberal arts from MassBay Community College and is on his way to becoming a high school history teacher. Ward, a Tennessee native, dropped out of college 10 years ago and eventually moved to Massachusetts and started driving a school bus for the...
    A school bus driver in Framingham, Massachusetts, has achieved a lifelong dream thanks to a group of high school students. When Clayton Ward moved from Tennessee to Massachusetts and got a job driving kids to school, they encouraged him to rethink the decision he made ten years ago to quit college, according to CBS News. “I got the inspiration [to go back] after talking specifically to my high schoolers about a passion of mine, which is history,” Ward recalled, adding, “Just talking...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY BILL PARRY AND MEAGHAN MCGOLDRICK With challenges ahead due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the board of trustees of the City University of New York selected new leaders as presidents at three Queens institutions and the Borough of Manhattan Community College.  To lead York College in Jamaica, the trustees appointed Dr. Berenecea Johnson Eanes, who has served as...
    A school bus driver in Massachusetts said the students he drove to school inspired him to go back to the classroom. Now, hes completed his associates graduate, hoping to eventually work with kids in another capacity – as a teacher.  Clayton Wards family owned a school bus company in Tennessee, and when he moved to Massachusetts, he followed in their footsteps and became a school bus driver. Ward attended college 10 years ago but dropped out after a few semesters. ...
    Clean energy milestone With the approval of a contract with 8minute Solar Energy in June, Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) has more than $1 billion committed to building and operating renewable energy generation plants for residents and businesses in Santa Clara County. The Sunnyvale-based agency now has seven contracts totaling $1.134 billion for renewable energy facilities with 384 MW of generating capacity, enough to serve 37 percent of SVCE’s retail energy sales annually. The seven contracts are due to...
    Virtual Fourth Saratoga is holding a virtual Independence Day parade featuring photos of residents in their best red, white and blue. The celebration starts July 4 at 9:30 am at facebook.com/saratogajuly4. National Merit winners The initial list of college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners includes six high school students from Saratoga. Each institution financing the 3,300-plus scholarships—which range from $500 to $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study—selected its winners from a pool of 15,000 finalists. The remaining...
    Emergency relief grants The Cupertino City Council has approved a new program to provide one-time emergency grants of $5,000 to eligible small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Council greenlit the Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program at its June 17 meeting. The City will utilize its CDBG-CV CARES Act fund allocation of $229,017 to provide grants to eligible businesses with 25 or fewer employees that include low- to moderate-income individuals. The grants are to provide working capital and do...
    Its yet another hate crime hoax. Jerome K. Jackson, a 54-year-old black man, was charged earlier this month with tagging the campus of Salisbury University in Maryland with racist graffiti five times between last October and February of this year, which authorities characterized as a hate crime. WMDT-TV said the phrase Its hang a N [redacted] month was written, and that the graffiti sparked unrest at Salisbury. Image source: WMDT-TV video screenshot, composite Before Jackson was identified,...
    These are the best community colleges in Michigan for students who want to pursue an associate degree or certificate entirely online. Tuition for these community colleges ranges from $2,929 at Oakland Community College to $6,480 at Lansing Community College, but all of the schools are great options for prospective students. They will find the widest selection of online associate degrees at #3-ranked Washtenaw Community College, which offers 27 fully-online associate degrees, including an AA in Secondary Education, an AAS...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Graduates of LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City traditionally face more challenges and hardships than your average student, but this year the coronavirus outbreak created even more hurdles for the 3,253 members of its graduating class this year. Class speaker Felipe Maysonet, 36, earned his associate of arts in communications studies with a concentration on public relations and alluded to...
    Stevie Carpenter dropped out of high school, earned his GED, enrolled at L.A. City College and at age 25 has been accepted to attend UC Davis this fall, where he plans to study neurobiology. But the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown another major challenge at him: online classes. Carpenter couldn’t keep up with general chemistry, a requirement for his major. “I couldn’t take chemistry without a teacher…. It’s difficult to just read a book and go off the examples,” he...
    Poetry contest winners The Rotary Club of Cupertino hosted a Zoom version of its annual poetry contest June 10. The winning middle school students from the Cupertino Union School District were Grace Ker, Chelsea Guo and Caitlin Zhou. The winning students from Fremont Union High School District campuses were Aashrita Natesan, Alyssa Umino and Chloe Kwon. Rotarian Jeff Moe, who chaired the poetry contest said the event provided students with a “semblance of normalcy” during the COVID-19 pandemic. As...
    Atlanta media mogul Tyler Perry will pay college tuition for all four of Rayshard Brooks’ children, one day after he vowed to pick up the tab for the slain man’s funeral, according to a report. Perry, best known for his “Madea” film franchise, will make sure Brooks’ three daughters, ages 1, 2 and 8, and his 13-year-old stepson, have the cash to go to college when they’re ready, WXIA-TV reported Tuesday. On Monday, Chris Stewart, an attorney representing Brooks’ family...
    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) - Luna Community College has placed its president on leave and will not renew his contact. The Las Vegas Optic reports the Luna Community College Board of Trustees voted last week not to renew President Rolando Rael’s contract at the end of the month. The board also placed him on paid administrative leave for the remainder of his contract. The move comes only a year and a half after Rael was hired. TOP STORIES Trump...
    Westchester Community College has received a $100,000 grant to be used to train future healthcare workers. The grant, provided by the Westchester Workforce Funders Collaborative amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, will enable the college to create a network with government and industry partners that will provide funding for at least 40 participants. The network will be housed at the college’s Mount Vernon Extension Center, and recruit and train the students for healthcare occupations, the college said. Successful participants will...
    With the nation in a state of unrest after George Floyd’s police-related death in Minnesota, officials at Marist College are investigating a social media message posted by a student that contained a racial epithet. An Instagram photo depicting the student in question and another person in a car had the n-word on the post, prompting Marist College President Dennis Murray to launch an investigation and reach out to the community. The college’s Office of Student Conduct is “in the...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Board of Regents has appointed a new president of Jackson State Community College. The board that oversees Tennessee’s community colleges and applied technology colleges said in a news release Tuesday that George J. Pimentel will begin serving as president of Jackson State starting July 1. Pimentel succeeds Allana Hamilton, who has moved on to become the College System of Tennessee’s vice chancellor of academic affairs. TOP STORIES Chattanooga police chief tells officers OK with...
    Coronavirus — The entry into the new normality has coincided with the arrival of a new season: summer. And this has brought about a considerable increase in temperatures in some areas of Spanish territory, such as the Community of Madrid. During this week temperatures are expected around 38º C. Is bathing in rivers and swamps allowed? In the face of this heat wave, those from Madrid who cannot leave the community take the opportunity to spend the day on...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Hundreds rallied and marched through the streets of Denver on Saturday night, dedicated to finding justice and unity for all people… no matter their race, gender, nationality or religion. The crowds made their way from Manual High School to downtown Denver. (credit: CBS) Many carried signs that read, “Justice For Elijah McClain,” “Ideas Are Bulletproof” and Black Lives Matter.” The Rise Up Rally, organized by 10for10, is scheduled for 5 p.m. The group of Black young men says...
    Teams in two sports seriously consider modifying their names, considered offensive to Native Americans. Instead, the Atlanta Braves gave no indication Saturday of weighing a similar change. On Friday, the Cleveland Indians reported that they are reconsidering their nickname after the furor surrounding Washington’s NFL team, known as the Redskins (Redskins). The Braves released a statement in which they asserted that the club “honors, supports, and values ​​the Native American community. And that will never change. “ However, the Braves...
    Rare case of brain-destroying amoeba confirmed in Fla. Fourth of July barbecue food safety: Grilling your burgers wrong could kill you this Independence Day Atlanta Braves not considering name change after Cleveland, Washington begin discussions The Cleveland Indians may be considering changing their name, but the Atlanta Braves — at least for now — are content with staying put. The Indians announced on Friday night that the team was already having internal discussions about a possible name change —...