Every parent wants what is best for their child. This might be a difficult task, especially with the vast number of schools to choose from.
The best possible option would be to choose a school that is well known and established and one that has a good reputation. You would want the school to provide a good all-round education… Read the rest
As much as 33% of the population still cannot read. Quite a number of children pick up the ability to read, quite well, even while not being taught. Some children however struggle through it. For these children, a systematic process must be followed in order to ensure that they will be able to read. Here are a few things to… Read the rest
With the world growing more and more competitive, knowing a few foreign languages has its bonuses. At some workplaces it is a must. Knowing a foreign language, whether it is for social, professional or personal reasons will have its benefits. Here are a few:
Professional reasons – most people would learn a foreign language because their employer insists on it.… Read the rest
Have you heard the famous saying that says “For every word you write, you should read a thousand”. In an environment that promotes science and math, reading skills of children are also important. Now that kids are out of school for summer, reading skills get a back seat. It is time to implement ways to keep kids involved in reading.… Read the rest
Colleges are holding graduation ceremonies and schools are getting ready to send kids home for summer. It is hard for parents to keep their college bound kids on study mode during their summer vacation. Here are few points to stress and discuss with your kids to stay on track even during their summer vacation.
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About $67 million student loans are currently in default in the U.S. If someone hasn’t made a payment on a student loan for more than 270 days, then it is considered in default. Loans have been issued by the Department of Education (DOE) and there are 23 private debt collecting companies working for the DOE to collect on your debt.… Read the rest
Under the G.I. Bill, the Federal government is to pay for college education for honorably discharged service members after they leave service and elected to go to a public college or university. However, the applicants must meet the state regulations and residency requirements. The Department of Veterans Affairs manages the program and pays the in-state tuition and fees. In order… Read the rest
Many binding early decision and nonbinding early action programs for college education are seen an increase in number of applications lately. Many colleges offer early admissions in December of each year for the following fall semester admissions. Boston University has seen an increase of 41 percent in early binding decision applications while Cornell and Vanderbilt have seen increases of 16… Read the rest
In today’s world computer software training online is essential to get the higher paying jobs. It’s crucial to know how to use a variety of different types of software. It’s not enough to know how to use email and one type of word processing software. Today you need to know how to use every type of software for the industry… Read the rest
According to the Bloomberg Businessweek, colleges are top heavy with enormous salaries at a time of tight budgets and students are racking up student loan debt. According to a report published by the U.S. Department of Education, employment of university administrators has increased by more than 60 percent from 1993 to 2009. It is ten times more than the increase… Read the rest
The New York based education publishing pioneer, Scholastic, bought another pioneer in online lesson planning, Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT), for $500,000 several years ago. The TPT was founded in 2006 and sold to Scholastic nine months after launching the online lesson planning site. However, the online lesson planning gotten so big so fast, the TPT bought it back from Scholastic… Read the rest
ATLANTA (AP) — When President Barack Obama addresses graduates at Morehouse College on Sunday, he’ll also be speaking to the broader community of historically black colleges and universities — a proud corner of higher education that has struggled more than most during the last few years of economic distress.
Obama’s Morehouse visit shines spotlight on HBCUs
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North Carolina’s community colleges are working to train factory workers comfortable in a new manufacturing world of computers and robots. State community college leaders are meeting Friday with manufacturers …
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NC colleges look to expand advanced manufacturing
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Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water” is a classic. When I think about today’s bridge over troubled water, I think about how prepared I am to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). I think about how to bridge Common Core State Standards and Career Technical Education (CTE) together.
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Common Core: Teachers Are Not Prepared
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By Andrea Burzynski NEW YORK (Reuters) – Many leading U.S. colleges and universities face a shortfall in enrollment for fall classes and will offer price discounts as they compete for students in an ever expanding higher education market, according to Forbes. The magazine highlighted 50 public and private U.S.
Colleges face enrollment shortfalls, offer discounts: report
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic site will display a black doll used in a series of famous race studies to mark the 59th anniversary of the U.S.
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Brown v. Board site to mark anniversary of ruling
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