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In this Rajasthan school, a student doubles up as teacher

Madhu Kumari teaches students of Class 1 to 5 in a government upper primary school for three hours devoting one hour each to mathematics, English, and Hindi. After that, the 15-year-old attends Class 7 for three hours in the school in Patpara locality of Rajasthan’s Bharatpur city. “I...
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Rates going up on federal student loans beginning July 1

On average, undergraduates took out $4,060 in unsubsidized federal Stafford loans in 2015-16, according to Mark Kantrowitz, publisher and vice president of strategy for Cappex.com. The average annual amount was $3,727 for undergraduate subsidized federal Stafford loans. The July 1 rate hike does not apply to private student loans Typically, federal...
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Minisink student receives Crystal Run scholarship

MIDDLETOWN – Minisink High School graduating senior Kathryn Heilfurth received the $1,500 Crystal Run Healthcare Scholarship at an event on June 20. Crystal Run Healthcare’s Chief Operating Officer, Michelle A. Koury, MD; and Chief Human Resources Officer Mary DeFreitas, BBA, MPS, presented it to Heilfurth at the Middletown...
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