Posts Tagged ‘(BOOST) program’

Giving Students a BOOST

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Both the name and the corresponding initials of a new Maryland state initiative describe a cooperative effort to provide students with a brighter future.  It is the Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today scholarship program, known by the acronym BOOST and enacted this past spring, which gives a “boost” to low-income families across the […] [Read more]

A Time for Local Young People to SOAR

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

This summer has seen some positive steps taken by politicians from both sides of the aisle, but more remains to be done. Last month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that, among other things, includes the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act of 2016 (SOAR), which would extend the highly popular D.C. […] [Read more]