The students say they want to take part in the work-study program
by working for sectarian entities.
The idea was to streamline financial aid to one grant, one work-study program
and one loan per student.
Research by various agencies and economists has concluded that the work-study program
both increases the likelihood that participating students will graduate and also that they will find jobs after graduation - particularly in the case of low-income students.
Similar to the Nativity Miguel schools, the Cristo Rey Network heeds Catholic social teachings and the Church's preferential option for the poor, but with an additional layer of complexity, the corporate work-study program
. In a time when urban Catholic schools face a tenuous future, the Cristo Rey Network has been hailed as a model for sustainability.
"A work-study program
puts young dancers in touch with teachers, mentors and choreographers," she says, recounting the many opportunities she had to work with some of the teachers she'd taken class from.
If a vet is working in a work-study program
at a university or college, the school can pay the difference between amounts the VA pays and the amount the schools pay their work-study students performing the same job.
The $9-an-hour wage he's paid is underwritten by the federal work-study program
, which was launched in 1964 to support low-income students who would not otherwise be able to afford college.
Colleges and universities would be unable to make disbursements to students in the work-study program
or the federal Perkins Loan Program -- which helps to finance the cost of postsecondary education at a low rate of interest.
The program includes targeted food support of the most vulnerable households, Food for Work-Study Program
, and strengthening of national potential.
Other sections of this newsletter include: (1) National Center for Postsecondary Research; (2) Transforming Community Colleges to Accelerate Success for Low-Income Young Adults; (3) Student Achievement Initiative; (4) Concurrent Courses Initiative: Pathways to College and Careers; (5) Completion by Design; (6) Developmental Education Initiative; (7) Higher Education Performance Funding in Eight States; (8) Federal Work-Study Program
; (9) Employer Perceptions of Two-Year Degrees in Information Technology; (10) Announcements; (11) Upcoming Conference Presentations; and (12) Selected Publications.
Willbrook Solutions is also sponsoring a scholarship for a work-study program
for biofuel development.
The Department has notified presidents and financial aid administrators at approximately 1,800 postsecondary education institutions that are subject to Section 1512 recipient reporting for the Federal Work-Study Program
that they are required to register as users at FederalReporting.gov.