Education News

Healthy Kids, Healthy Minds

Imagine you have a painful toothache that has gone untreated.  Or a headache after squinting at the book you’re reading.  Now imagine yourself in a classroom, struggling to pay attention and be engaged in class, with this pain gnawing at you. For students in every part of our country, this has become a day-to-day reality.

Fast-Forward on FAFSA

Thank you for that kind introduction, Principal Maxey. Today, is a great day here at T.C. Williams High School for two reasons. First, we’re here to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA form. Note that word “free.”

TurboTax Users to Have New Tools to Learn About Student Loan Repayment Options

Sometimes life throws us curveballs. Maybe that curveball means losing a job, or having a hard time finding one after college. Some borrowers may have a growing family or just struggle to pay a high monthly bill. These circumstances may make it difficult for some to afford their monthly federal student loan payments.

Behind Progress, Common Sense and Courage

This op-ed appeared in the January 23, 2014 edition of the Washington Post. In education, it sometimes takes courage to do what ought to be common sense.

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