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Entries tagged with ‘financial aid’

College ain’t cheap, so apply for this scholarship

Last year, a Trammell Crow exec created a $1 million college scholarship fund for DISD students. Each year for five years, 10 college-bound seniors will receive $20,000 each from the Sulentic Family Foundation The district is now accepting applications. Click…

Academics not the only key to college success

Janet Morrison’s blog has a string of thoughtful posts about inner-city kids and college. She runs an after-school program in Turner Courts, and she sees where policy and reality collide. While a primary focus of DISD’s Dallas Achieves! is getting…

Getting kids to college isn’t enough

Janet Morrison runs an after-school and summer program for local disadvantaged kids. Our editorial writers recently profiled her efforts. Janet is also a blogger, where she lays out her view of families, DISD and kids from her perspective as an…

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