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In 27 years, the fund - now the largest private provider of college scholarships to Los Angeles students - has made it possible for more than 30,000 disabled and disadvantaged kids who work hard in high school to go on to college and careers.
7 billion contract ignored the 1978 federal guidelines regarding small and disadvantaged businesses.
The Atlantic Philanthropies are dedicated to bringing about lasting changes in the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people.
Supreme Court decision last year establishing the constitutionality of school choice programs that include religious schools, and the subsequent election of a Congress that favors vouchers, America is on the verge of genuine progress in the school choice arena that could give the same options to the disadvantaged that the well-to-do have always enjoyed.
After all, disadvantaged blacks and whites share a great many hurdles to success in our society, both educational and social.
50,000 to the Association pour la Promotion des Talents to support high-potential youth from disadvantaged backgrounds in France achieve long-term academic and professional success.
Thousands of pupils in up to 500 schools across England could benefit from the awards, which encourage schools to find innovative and effective ways of using pupil premium funding - extra money given to schools for every disadvantaged pupil they teach, worth a total government commitment of Au6.
In disadvantaged schools that failed to make adequate yearly progress for three consecutive years, students could use Title I funds to transfer to a higher-performing public or private school, or to pay for supplemental educational services.
SSBICs also leverage outside capital and then invest the money in disadvantaged or minority-owned businesses.
Steinberg, a Queens College sociologist, is principally concerned with an old, but highly significant, fight among liberals: Should efforts to help the disadvantaged focus on race or on class?
A "small disadvantaged" business is a business that is at least 51 percent owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.
Overall, the consortium includes eight 8(a) companies, five HUBZone companies, one Alaskan Native-owned company, 10 small disadvantaged companies, three service-disabled veteran-owned companies, and two woman-owned companies.