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Certain nurses who agree to work in facilities with critical nurse shortages may receive loan repayments through a federal program. A requirement to work at nonprofits to qualify was dropped in 2020.
What have been the effects of eliminating this restriction?
It's too early to tell.
Before physicians practice medicine independently, they receive on-the-job training as residents in teaching hospitals. These residents are vital providers of health care during their training, and many stay in the geographic area to practice after their training is completed.
Graduate medical education (residency) prepares a doctor to independently practice medicine in the U.S.
In 2014, the two primary groups that accredited residency programs announced a plan for programs to transition to a single accreditor.
Federal student loan borrowers can apply for Income-Driven Repayment plans that use borrowers' taxable income and family size to determine an affordable payment rate. Monthly payments can be as low as $0 and still count toward loan forgiveness after the repayment period.
Studies have noted that historical trauma, exposure to violence, and substance abuse make Native American youth susceptible to becoming involved with the justice system.
Four federal departments administered at least 38 grant programs (and about $1.
Alternative schools may offer a different educational approach to serve expelled students or others whose needs typically can’t be met in a regular school.
We looked at how 15 states hold alternative schools accountable for academic performance.
The Head Start program helps children from low-income families get ready to attend school. We attempted to enroll fictitious children in 15 Head Start centers using information that should have disqualified our applications, such as pay stubs that exceeded income requirements.
About 1 in 5 undergraduates were raising children in 2015-16, according to the Education Department. Child care costs can make it harder for them to graduate. An Education program helps students with low incomes pay for child care.