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Partnership offers students chance at free college credits

A philanthropic organization aimed at making college more affordable and accessible is partnering with the county school system and local agencies to offer tuition-free courses. Modern States Education Alliance announced a partnership with Henderson County Public Schools and the local chapters of the NAACP and El Centro. The organizations will work together to help area […]

Articles NOLA.com

Freshman Year of College Free? Thomas Jefferson High School students are pursuing it.

The National Title I Association recently named Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies a National Title I Distinguished School. The Gretna high school is one of only two schools in Louisiana and around 100 nationally the group recognized for exceptional student achievement in 2017. Principal Andrew Vincent credited the achievement in part to expanded […]

Press Releases Modern States

Modern States Partners With Henderson County Public Schools, NAACP and El Centro to Provide Free Year of College

Modern States Education Alliance, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, today announced a partnership with the Henderson County Public Schools and the local chapters of the NAACP and El Centro. The organizations will work together to help area high school students realize their full potential and earn free college […]

Articles Military.com

Free Online CLEP Training Available

Did you know that the CLEP test can give you college credits for a fraction of the cost of regular college courses? Currently CLEP tests cost around $80 each, but you probably know that military members can take the CLEP test for free, and veterans can use their GI Bill to pay for tests. Well […]

Press Releases Modern States

Modern States Education Alliance Partners With the National Rural Education Association to Help Bring Top Quality College Courses to High School Students

Modern States Education Alliance, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, today announced a partnership with the National Rural Education Association (NREA), an advocate for rural schools and communities. Working together, the organizations will help high school students in rural areas of the U.S. earn free college credit before graduation. […]

Articles My College Planning Team

Freshman Year for Free!

The name itself sounds appealing to anyone looking to cut the cost of college—the “Freshman Year for Free” program. Launched in August 2017 by Modern States Educational Alliance, the program provides more than 40 free online courses taught by top professors from top schools. Once students complete a course, they take an AP or CLEP […]

Articles Inside Philanthropy

“A Moral Imperative.” What’s This Finance Guy Doing to Help Kids Succeed?

Steve Klinsky, the founder and CEO of New Mountain Capital, has been catching headlines lately with his new philanthropic initiative Freshman Year for Free, but it’s hardly his first foray in education philanthropy. Klinsky got his start in the business world at Goldman Sachs in the 1980s. About a decade later, he opened an after-school […]

Articles Clark

You could get your freshman year cost free with this online program

There is currently over a trillion dollars in student loan debt in the United States and that number continues to grow each year. Fortunately, there’s a program offering an alternative way to earn college credit without having to break the bank. Modern States Education Alliance is offering free online courses to students that could even […]

Press Releases Modern States

Modern States Education Alliance Partners With Collierville Schools and University of Memphis to Give High School Students Access to Tuition-Free College Credit

Modern States Education Alliance, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, today announced a partnership with the Collierville School District and the University of Memphis to provide Collierville students the opportunity to earn free college credit while they are still in high school.

Articles Jackson Sun

Making higher learning more affordable

Modern States Education Alliance, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, has announced a partnership with The Ayers Foundation, an organization committed to improving the quality of life for the people of Tennessee through education, conservation and social welfare.

Press Releases Modern States

The Ayers Foundation Signs on as First Charitable Partner of Modern States Education Alliance

Modern States Education Alliance, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, today announced a partnership with The Ayers Foundation, an organization committed to improving the quality of life for the people of Tennessee through education, conservation and social welfare. The partnership will create additional pathways for Tennessee high school students […]

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