federal funding http://wamc.org en NY Airport Receives Funding For Improvements http://wamc.org/post/ny-airport-receives-funding-improvements <p>An airport in the Hudson Valley will see some upgrades thanks to federal funding.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:52:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 73223 at http://wamc.org NY Airport Receives Funding For Improvements Federal Grants Assist Extended Learning Programs in Mass. http://wamc.org/post/federal-grants-assist-extended-learning-programs-mass <p></p><p></p><p>A series of federal grants aimed at supporting additional learning time have been awarded to schools and other education organizations across Massachusetts. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…</p><p>The 21<sup>st</sup> Century Community Learning Centers grant program, or CCLC, was created in 2001 through the Federal No Child Left Behind Act. And very recently, winners in Massachusetts were announced to use award money to increase learning time, in an effort to improve student achievement.</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 55247 at http://wamc.org Federal Grants Assist Extended Learning Programs in Mass. Mary Beth Pfeiffer - The Poughkeepsie Journal http://wamc.org/post/mary-beth-pfeiffer-poughkeepsie-journal <p>A congressional committee has been looking into why the federal government overpaid New York State by more than $10 billion for the care of developmentally disabled people in state developmental centers. Congress began its probe after reports in the Poughkeepsie Journal. Mary Beth Pfeiffer, projects writer with the journal, says even though the overpayments were first detected in 2007, they still continued. She spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 16:40:47 +0000 Brian Shields 47598 at http://wamc.org