Improvements in life spans, education and incomes are slowing
due to natural disasters, misguided government policies and
worsening inequality in a world where the 85 richest people have as
much wealth ...
Education reformer Michelle Rhee once called teacher tenure
the Holy Grail of elementary and secondary school educators. In the
latest tenure fight, a California judge last month ruled that
the state’s last-hired, first-fired teacher tenure system deprives
minority and low-income students of an equal education. Economist
Allison Schrager, however, has proposed an alternative view that
could help ...
NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — We've heard about how education can
affect our lifetime income , but what about the other side of the
ledger? Can our educational attainment impact how much we spend?
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — After a nearly unprecedented flood
destroyed the site, the South Carolina Botanical Garden is almost
as good as new — because of the work of more than a dozen Clemson
University architecture students.
In fact, the incomes of recent college grads are growing so
glacially that they make the rest of the country look like we're
discovering $100 bills in our coat jackets every morning. The share
of recent college grads who are under-employed is higher than
normal, but it's not that much higher than the long-term average.
This week, the Obvious Story received another data blow when the
Bach to Rock, the nation's leading music education franchise,
today announced 11 metropolitan hubs as targets for expansion in
2014-15. The target areas run alongside the Interstate 95 corridor
on the ...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAS
Education, the nation's leading education plan management company,
today announced the availability of Metova's DocNow to all SEAS
customers. DocNow for iPad enables therapists to manage caseloads
on-the-go by easily documenting individual or group therapy
sessions. "SEAS Education is dedicated to providing teachers and
therapists with easy ...
NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Wakefield
Media is producing the Education Uncubed Conference at New York
University's School of Law from July 23-25. Representatives from
schools such as Harvard University, Yale University, and Columbia
University will listen to and learn from entrepreneurs like Steven
Koltai, Senior Advisor for Entrepreneurship to Secretary of State
NEW YORK -- Lenox Hill Hospital, part of the North Shore-LIJ
Health System, recently hosted students from the National Youth
Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF/MED) to witness a live custom
robotic prostate ...
Students participated in eight-week paid internship An
eight-week pilot program is providing a unique learning experience
for 10 students on the Community College of Baltimore County's
Catonsville campus — and paying them for it.
Marisa Polonsky earns $1,500 for 150 hours per year through
her work-study program in the financial aid office at the
University of Oregon. At the same time, her parents are able to
save part of her 529 plan, a tax-advantaged college investment
account, for graduate school. Students planning to work during
college need to consider two factors: whether their income will
affect financial aid and ...
BOSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simmons College
School of Social Work announced today that its inaugural class of
students has begun courses in SocialWork@Simmons, the
school's online Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program.
In 1904, Simmons College became the first college in the country to
offer a clinical social work program; "SocialWork@Simmons brings
the same high quality, rigorous ...
Hostile feedback from residents in some of the country's most
expensive real estate has caused an emerging school to back away
from including them in its new zone.A rapidly rising roll has seen
the Ministry of Education to direct...
The number of new UC students from other states and nations
will continue to increase this fall, extending a trend that
university officials say is financially necessary but critics say
is changing the nature of a beloved state institution.
As sexual assaults on college campuses make headlines, many
parents of prospective college students struggle to address the
issue with their families and universities. In May, the Department
of Education released the names of more than 50 institutions that
are under investigation for possible Title IX violations, which
concern the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.
In early ...
iovation, the trusted source for mobile and online fraud
prevention to safeguard businesses, is providing eight digital
safety tips for college-bound kids as part of its dedication to
making the Internet ...
I always thought of college students as being cool adults,
rushing to class together with friends and textbooks in hand. Set a
schedule of activities for each day: At most U.S. colleges, classes
are held during the day Monday through Friday. With this in mind,
international students should plan to spend the majority of these
days in class, as it's less common to schedule courses during the
NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — In the age of Obama, black, Latino
and Native American college students are more likely to attend
schools that do not participate in federal student loan programs
than their white peers.