Tag Archives: Scott Giles

Op - Ed
February 8, 2017

Legislators called to increase nondegree grants funding

The average nondegree grant is $1,800

By Scott Giles 

Governor Phil Scott’s budget request to invest an additional $1 million in the nondegree grant program will pay off in real opportunities for Vermonters who need education and training for jobs that are waiting to be…

Op - Ed
November 12, 2015

Help our students reach higher

By Rebecca Holcombe and Scott Giles

Fifty years ago, on Nov. 8, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Higher Education Act of 1965 into law. This historic act marked our first commitment to universal access to higher education, and represented one of the great achievements of…