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CROWN POINT | Crown Point, like many rural school systems, has had success getting its students into college. The problem is keeping them there. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Employees of St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers will have the opportunity to grow their career skills and gain a college degree through a new partnership with North Country Community College (NCCC). Read more

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The Board of Trustees for the Vermont State Colleges System voted last week to roll back a planned 3 percent tuition increase to 1 percent, following an increased investment of state funding, proposed by Gov. Phil Scott and supported by... Read more

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INDIAN LAKE | Representatives from Hamilton County school districts, libraries and regional institutions of higher education will gather in Indian Lake on Friday, May 17, to attend the “Hamilton County Higher Education Summit.” Read more

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AUSABLE | A little more than half of the 2,000-plus students who participated in Aviation Day recently had never flown in an airplane before. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton Community College was recently ranked fourth in New York State for online community colleges. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The “READY4REAL: Education Programming Powered by ETS,” a series of interactive career and life preparedness lessons aimed toward high school and college students, has launched. Read more

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ESSEX | “Mentoring Madness” swept across the North Country last Monday as mentors from area colleges, hospitals, businesses and non-profits talked with thousands of students at 13 schools about the importance of civic engagement, college and... Read more

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CASTLETON | Castleton University officials announced last week that they have reached a teach-out agreement with Green Mountain College that ensures many of the students impacted by Green Mountain’s impending closure will be able to... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh University Police (UP) Lt. Jessica Facteau knew when she arrived at SUNY Plattsburgh six years ago that she wanted some kind of student-UP connection beyond that of law enforcement. Read more

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POULTNEY | Green Mountain College (GMC) was founded in 1834 as Troy Conference Academy, a coeducational institution. For 185 years, the college’s faculty has educated local and out-of-state students. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton Community College classes will be offered at four area high schools as part of a partnership that will make it easier for adults to attend college. Read more

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CASTLETON | With the renewed national emphasis on encouraging schools and students to improve and enhance their math and science skills, a new program in Vermont will help make area students more competitive locally, nationally and globally. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | High school seniors will have a chance to win scholarships through the TCT Federal Credit Union (TCTFCU). Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND - Six local schools are part of a sweeping $31 million, seven-year GEAR UP grant awarded to the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. from taxpayer funds. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ESSEX | An Essex organization that has helped more than 100,000 young people attend college since its inception in 1991 stands to build appreciably on that number after receiving an $11.6 million GEAR UP grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Nine hospital employees here are the first to officially receive scholarships through newly established Dr. Herbert Savel Education Fund. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Woody Allen said that 80 percent of life is just showing up, and increasingly that is true of the job market as well. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Members of an advisory board that will guide the viability study for the proposed North Country Community College’s (NCCC) School of Applied Technology met for the first time last month. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Students at Crown Point Central School got a rare opportunity last week to work alongside a renowned trauma surgeon. Read more

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