$25,000 World of Children Youth Award deadline is April 1

The World of Children Youth Award recognizes a young hero (under the age of 21) who is making extraordinary contributions to the lives of other children!

The World of Children provides funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most effective changemakers for children worldwide. Awards will be presented at an annual ceremony held in New York City, USA, on November 6, 2014.

At that time, World of Children Award will offer cash grants up to $25,000 to the proven, sustainable programs created and managed by the 2014 Honorees.

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The study abroad experience… is it right for your student?

If your child is college-aged, the idea of a semester — or even a year — abroad will inevitably come up. But, is study abroad right for your student?

Study abroad is not a new concept. Sending girls to “finishing school” or allowing young men a “Grand Tour” was an accepted – and expected – rite of passage for the wealthy since the mid 1800’s. The concept of study abroad today, however, has much broader appeal. This is an adventure in education that is now taken frequently by students whose last name is not necessarily Carnegie, duPont or Rockefeller.

As …