Wall Street Journal
The latest data from the Department of Labor Statistics shows volunteering is slightly down, yet more than 62 million Americans volunteer annually.
A recent article in The Wall Street Journal criticized what were called “dark themes” in young adult literature and the National Coalition Against Censorship newsletter reported that a huge protest ensued.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Allison Schnacky of Windermere, Florida, describes her former history teacher standing at the blackboard and making history “the most boring class ever.” Now, watching videos of ancient Egypt and writing an essay […]
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Melinda and Bill gates, through their foundation are emphasizing the importance of teachers in educating kids. At Microsoft, they believe in giving their employees the best chances for success and making them […]
With growing research on family companies, universities have added courses to their executive education programs. The Family Firm Institute lists 182 schools where such programs are available.
While Bill Gates’ philanthropic efforts support a core curriculum and he wants to make certain that multiplication in Alabama is the same as in New York, his major concern is effective teaching.
Twelve publishers turned down the first Harry Potter book; but the seventh volume sold an estimated 11 million copies in 24 hours — the fastest selling book on record.
With the recent 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, an article in The Wall Street Journal titled “The Surprising Global Reach of Lincoln,” brings to light the importance of our 16th president internationally.
Women are graduating with advanced degrees in higher number but men still advance to higher positions in the workplace. Of Fortune 500 companies, there are only 11 female CEOs.
From 2000 to 2009, the most recent figures available show that the number of kids playing baseball fell 24% and despite concerns about concussions, youth football has soared.
In this age of testing kids to gauge achievement, it’s good to remember that part of education is letting them explore and create. They are tinkerers by nature and their imaginations can soar.
by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman Sam Brown will be entering the University of Colorado this fall and when he received his roommate assignment he immediately looked him up on Facebook. Online scouting, according to an […]