Tag: College

Testimony of Sabrina Shrader Before US Senate Committee

Testimony of Sabrina Shrader Athens, WV US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging  “Dying Young: Why Your Social and Economic Status May Be a Death Sentence in America” November 20, 2013 My name is Sabrina Shrader and I am one among millions who are struggling to make…
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You Can Earn $8 for Every $1 You Save with WVIDA

The WVIDA Initiative is an asset building tool designed to help low-income families with special savings accounts known as IDA (Individual Development Accounts). IDAs empower them to work toward their goals of owning a home, starting a new business, or getting an education. What makes an IDA so special is that for every dollar you…
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Single Parents on Campus

According to a recent CLASP factsheet the typical college student is no longer an 18 year old right out of high school. The new typical college student is a non-traditional student who lives off campus, works, and is often a parent.  36% of undergrads are 25 or older, 43% work part-time and 32% work full-time…
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Accessing Higher Education for Adults

  Do you want to go to college or get more training? Do you want to have a better job and make more money? Do you need information on scholarships and financial aid for non-traditional students?   Then our Accessing Higher Education training is for you.  This informational workshop is designed for low-income adults who…
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