Download mp3 DebtFreeMuslims.com Podcast Episode 3 This episode is brought to you by MuslimMatters.org – because Muslims matter. This episode covers- A Continuous Charity – Aimed at providing interest free student loans to students. Education is a need, but very few people are actually working for interest-free relief for students. Organization started with focusing on...
Back in 2011, we told you about a U.S. District Court ruling that determined the wearing of “I Heart Boobies” breast cancer awareness bracelets by middle school students was protected under the First Amendment. An appeals panel later sided with the lower court, but the school district recently attempted to take its case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Today, … [More]
A middle school teacher in Little Rock, Arkansas is awaiting punishment after accidentally showing her class a video of herself “performing sex acts” on her fiancé. The unnamed teacher at Forest Heights Middle School admitted to theShow More Summary
Stanford University Refuses to Give Kinky Student Organization Official Approval Reading 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is not an adequate education…
On Saturday, the No. 16 Iowa State Cyclones managed to fend off the Oklahoma State Cowboys and dynamic guard Marcus Smart thanks to the equally dynamic play of DeAndre Kane. But I’m sure the Iowa State fans in Cyclone Alley would like to take a little credit for the win as well, after they paid tribute to the worst part of Smart’s game during the OK State player introductions.
I last taught high school in 2005. I've been tutoring and advising individual students extensively since then, and my biggest regret about my classroom teaching has become achingly clear: I didn't spend enough time helping students improve...Show More Summary
"After a class on out-of-body experiences, a psychology graduate student at the University of Ottawa came forward to researchers to say that she could have these voluntarily, usually before sleep. "She appeared surprised that not everyone...Show More Summary
And the school administration bully strikes again… If you have been following our Students for Life High School Initiative, Branford High School in Branford, CT is a school you have been hearing a lot about. Sam Bailey-Loomis, the President and founder of Branford High School Students for Life, has been one of our top high […]
The plaintiffs in Vergara vs. California believe that the state's tenure and seniority protections for teachers are so detrimental to student well-being that they should be considered unconstitutional. I'm skeptical the evidence on that...Show More Summary
Support Chicago Teachers’ Test Boycott: Call and Sign Petition Chicago teachers, joined by parents and students, are boycotting the Illinois ISAT tests at several schools. The district is threatening teachers with loss of certification, and bullying and intimidating parents and students who have opted out or wish to opt out of the ISAT. Show More Summary
A performance by 250 students from Rosary High School in Fullerton, Calif., came to a grinding halt on Saturday night when the stage collapsed. Two dozen students received minor injuries, according to local police.
After attending a lecture on "out of body experiences," a 24-year-old student from the University of Ottawa approached her professor saying, "I thought everybody could do that." She can apparently do this at will — making her the first person with this condition to be studied. Read more...
"We have had some issues recently with the way the Year Six boys have been behaving in the toilets," the headmaster tried to explain.
In a harrowing interview with the New Yorker, the first since his son, Adam, shot and killed 20 students and six teachers last December at Sandy Hook Elementary, Peter Lanza described the horror, guilt, and regret he's felt since the tragedy. Show More Summary
Part 68 of 68 in the series Educating America By Mary C. Tillotson | Watchdog.org Thousands more Florida students from low-income families could have access to private schools if lawmakers approve a bill to expand the state’s tax-credit scholarship program. Show More Summary
Mediabistro is introducing its newest boot camp: Freelancing 101. This four-week interactive online event starts April 28, and teaches students the best way to start your freelancing career, from the first steps of self-advertising and marketing, to building your schedule and managing clients. With St. Show More Summary
“Punishment” sounds like the type of thing this broad might be into… Via ArkansasMatters A parent of a student in the Little Rock School District says his son’s teacher accidentally played a sex video of herself in class. Nicholas Tolerson
As I review applications this year for admission to Columbia University's master's programs in environmental policy and sustainability management, I am, as always, struck by the idealism and dedication of these prospective students.Show More Summary
Student Blogging Challenge Sept 2013: by suewaters In yesterday's blog entry, Content Curation with Flipboard, I shared how I was trying to use Flipboard to create my own magazine for co-workers. On that blog entry, Robert Schuetz (@robert_schuetz)...Show More Summary
Beyond Campus Conflict: How Impact Venture Capital Can Address Student Concerns While Furthering Endowment Investment Goals Nancy E. Pfund, February 6, 2014 (slide presentation for a lecture at the National Association of College and...Show More Summary