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Educational Focus in Michigan Turns to Helping Find Success Beyond High School

Last October, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared the tenth month of the year as “College Month in Michigan.” Many employers in the UP need workers with a variety of skills and training, and increased focus is now being put on helping students obtain and find the right post-secondary education for their careers.

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Important Federal Student Aid Information for Students and Families

NMU Director of Financial Aid Mike Rotundo gives an update on the details for applying for Federal student aid, which he says should be done by March 1st in order to maximize financial aid eligibility. He also shares some ideas to bridge the gap if Federal aid does not cover the entire bill.

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Musings of a Veteran Public School Teacher: Experiences From the Classroom During the Pandemic

What’s it like being Director of Bands for the Upper Peninsula’s largest high school during a pandemic? In this issue of Rural Voices, Marquette Senior High School’s Dr. Matt Ludwig shares his experiences and insights on navigating the challenges to maintain a successful curriculum and educational experience for his students.

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Military Tuition Aid

It may seem nearly impossible for many people to acquire a degree in higher education without taking on a significant amount of debt, however for those considering active or reserve duty in the military, there are numerous benefits offered to help pay for post-secondary education.

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NMU Educational Access Network Has Big Impact on Rural Education

Eric Smith, the Director of Broadcast and Audio-Visual Services for Northern Michigan University, talks about the Educational Access Network and how it has positively impacted education in rural areas.

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