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Disabled Adults (2)+

  • Education-Related Information for Children and Adults with Disabilities

    Find education-related information from the Federal government for people with disabilities from this section of the DisabilityInfo.gov web site, including: Adult Education and Literacy, Higher Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Educational Rights, Middle and High School, Parent Resources, Research & Statistics, School to Work, Special Education, and Infants and Toddlers. Content Detail

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    First Gov - Your First Click is the U.S. Government
  • Resources for Job Seekers with Disabilities

    Georgia's Vocational Rehabilitation Program (VR) provides a wide array of services to persons with disabilities as they prepare for gainful employment. From application to eligibility determination, assessment to job placement, VR professionals located in 53 offices statewide focus on assisting people with disabilities to work. In addition, the following comprehensive web site resources provide information designed to help people with disabilities increase independence and achieve self-sufficiency by becoming full participants in the workplace. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Labor

Job Training (1)+

  • Job Training Programs

    The Department of Labor's Employment & Training Administration (ETA) funds job training programs to improve the employment prospects of adults, youth, and dislocated workers. These programs are delivered primarily by states through the One-Stop Career Center System. Training programs can vary from state to state depending on the skills that are needed to compete for jobs in the local area. However, all programs are aimed at boosting workers' employability and earnings. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Labor

Student Loans and Other Resources (8)+

  • Education: Information for Students

    These web pages contain information for students about schools and education, including (1) Learning resources, (2) Keeping my school safe & drug-free, (3) Preparing for my future, (4) Finding a college, (5) Paying for college, (6) Returning to school, and (7) Getting involved in my community Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Education
  • Georgia Higher Education Savings Plan Website

    This website explains everything you need to know about saving for college. Content Detail

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    Georgia Higher Education Savings Plan
  • Scholarship Information for Hispanic and Latino/a Population

    The Hispanic Pilot Project, coordinated by the University of Georgia's (UGA) Office of International Public Service and Outreach, is a consortium project carried out by UGA, North Georgia College and State University, Georgia Southern University, Dalton State College, and Gainesville College. The Board of Regents charge to the consortium in November 2000 was to implement pilot programs that would (1) increase the number of K-12 personnel qualified to teach English as a Second Language; and (2) encourage more Latino youth to pursue higher education in the University System of Georgia (USG). Content Detail

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    Board of Regents, State of Georgia
  • Scholarships, Employment and Job Placement - An FTC Consumer Law Web Site

    This web site provides information about choosing a career or vocational school, scholarship scams, and work-at-home and other employment schemes. The web site also provides guides to vocational schools and distance learning schools and information for businesses. Content Detail

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    Federal Trade Commission
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Student Loan Interest and Your Taxes- Deducting Student Loan Interest

    If your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) is less than $80,000 ($160,000 if filing a joint return) there is a special deduction allowed for paying interest on a student loan (also known as an education loan) used for higher education. Content Detail

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    IRS
  • Student Loan Online Application

    In order to receive student financial aid, you need to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every school year. You may use FAFSA on the Web to complete and submit your financial aid application electronically via the Internet. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Education
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Students.gov - Student Gateway to the U.S. Government

    This Federal government website contains links to information about how to plan and pay for your education, career development, community service, military service and resources about how the Federal government works. Content Detail

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    First Gov - Your First Click is the U.S. Government
  • The Loan Ranger

    Student Loan Ranger, currently authored by American Student Assistance®, helps prospective and current students and recent graduates make sense of borrowing options, student debt and loan repayment. The national nonprofit also runs SALT®, a free educational resource that provides personalized tools to help young people borrow and repay their loans in a way that works for them. The organization’s e-book, “100+ Ways to Get Rid of Student Loans (Without Paying Them),” offers guidance on the options that may forgive, discharge or pay for all or a portion of a borrower’s student loans. Got a question? Email studentloanranger@usnews.com. Content Detail

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    US News & World report

Tax Information (1)+

  • Tax Information for Students

    These pages of the IRS web site contain information about (1) deductions for interest on student loans, (2) kinds of common student income that are taxable, and (3) an introduction to tax laws for students. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service

Veterans' Programs (1)+

  • Education Benefits for Veterans and the Military

    The Education Service administers a large number of education benefit programs, including: (1) Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (2) Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve, (3) Veterans Educational Assistance Program, (4) Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program and (5) a Work Study Program. This web site contains information about each of these programs, forms, and much more. Content Detail

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    Department of Veterans' Affairs

Know Your Rights Articles (9)+

  • Education: Information for Students

    These web pages contain information for students about schools and education, including (1) Learning resources, (2) Keeping my school safe & drug-free, (3) Preparing for my future, (4) Finding a college, (5) Paying for college, (6) Returning to school, and (7) Getting involved in my community Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Education
  • Georgia Higher Education Savings Plan Website

    This website explains everything you need to know about saving for college. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Higher Education Savings Plan
  • Guide to Attending College

    This web site is a very comprehensive resource in Georgia for students planning to attend college. Content Detail

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    GAcollege411.org
  • Scholarship Information for Hispanic and Latino/a Population

    The Hispanic Pilot Project, coordinated by the University of Georgia's (UGA) Office of International Public Service and Outreach, is a consortium project carried out by UGA, North Georgia College and State University, Georgia Southern University, Dalton State College, and Gainesville College. The Board of Regents charge to the consortium in November 2000 was to implement pilot programs that would (1) increase the number of K-12 personnel qualified to teach English as a Second Language; and (2) encourage more Latino youth to pursue higher education in the University System of Georgia (USG). Content Detail

    By:
    Board of Regents, State of Georgia
  • Scholarships, Employment and Job Placement - An FTC Consumer Law Web Site

    This web site provides information about choosing a career or vocational school, scholarship scams, and work-at-home and other employment schemes. The web site also provides guides to vocational schools and distance learning schools and information for businesses. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Student Loan Interest and Your Taxes- Deducting Student Loan Interest

    If your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) is less than $80,000 ($160,000 if filing a joint return) there is a special deduction allowed for paying interest on a student loan (also known as an education loan) used for higher education. Content Detail

    By:
    IRS
  • Student Loan Online Application

    In order to receive student financial aid, you need to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every school year. You may use FAFSA on the Web to complete and submit your financial aid application electronically via the Internet. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Education
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Tax Information for Students

    These pages of the IRS web site contain information about (1) deductions for interest on student loans, (2) kinds of common student income that are taxable, and (3) an introduction to tax laws for students. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • The Loan Ranger

    Student Loan Ranger, currently authored by American Student Assistance®, helps prospective and current students and recent graduates make sense of borrowing options, student debt and loan repayment. The national nonprofit also runs SALT®, a free educational resource that provides personalized tools to help young people borrow and repay their loans in a way that works for them. The organization’s e-book, “100+ Ways to Get Rid of Student Loans (Without Paying Them),” offers guidance on the options that may forgive, discharge or pay for all or a portion of a borrower’s student loans. Got a question? Email studentloanranger@usnews.com. Content Detail

    By:
    US News & World report