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Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Report: High Schools Fail To Meet Needs Of Tech-Driven World

Roughly only a quarter of U.S. high schools require students to take computer science courses, due in part to a misperception that computers are for video games and surfing the Internet, says a new report.

Monday, March 20, 2006 Where the hiring is the hottest

Surveys show that more employers are recruiting new employees. But which sectors of the labor market are experiencing the most growth? Here is a look at some of the job markets where new and experienced job seekers can find just the career they're looking for.

Vo-Tech as a Door to College

High school vocational and trades programs have evolved into programs which require a high degree of technical ability. Educators say more students are enrolling in these programs because they can learn a combination of academic and career skills that give them the option of entering the workforce or furthering their education at college.

Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1,600 more SAT scoring problems found

SAT's still unchecked.

Monday, March 13, 2006

School where pupils select staff

One British school's successful approach to improving the way their students learn could be the start of a new trend in education. Educators at this school have encouraged students to become actively involved in every aspect of running their school, from participating in teacher job interviews to having a say in what they learn.

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Homework Helps Students Succeed in School, As Long as There Isn't Too Much

Does homework really help students succeed in school? New research suggests there is a link between a student's academic achievement and the amount of homework they do. Researchers also found that while homework helps in the learning process, assigning too much homework can be harmful in the long run.

Learn, Unlearn, and Relearn

Learning how to learn can help workers to get ahead in today's workplace. Here is a look at some of the techniques one author used to gain a new perspective on learning something new.

Hate Your Job? Let Education Be Your Escape

Many workers who dislike their jobs are taking a proactive approach to the problem and heading back to the classroom. Some say they're learning more than just new skills at school. The academic experience is also giving them a new perspective on their interests and what they really want to do in life.


Thursday, March 09, 2006

How to monitor the kids from online social perils?

"Kids are not connecting what they're doing on the computer with real life,"

Alarms sound over athletes' Facebook time is a website most college students know and many of their elders don't. Athletics administrators are just getting to know it — and many don't like what they see.

What you say online could haunt you

Be careful what you post: Students are getting expelled for what they post on social websites (MySpace, Facebook, Xanga, Livejournal, etc.)

Monday, March 06, 2006

Apple wants to help out your college career

Apple has created a scholarship fund this year that will help students on their way into 2 and 4 year programs. The scholarship gives the chosen students US$2,000, an iPod nano, and a MacBook Pro. Any high school senior entering into a 2 or 4 year program in the Fall of 2006 who is a US resident is eligible to enter the competition

Friday, March 03, 2006

Classes give credit for high school, college

Classes give credit for high school, college