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Universities Manage With Fewer Staff

May 29, 2011
Universities Manage With Fewer Staff

It’s no secret to anyone that decreased funding has greatly affected education at all levels. College tuition fluctuated, teachers and staff were laid off and a lot schools simply looked and felt ... Read More About Universities Manage With Fewer Staff

How Bill Gates Influences Education Reform

May 25, 2011
How Bill Gates Influences Education Reform

Education funding may be down in the past few years, but one private donor is starting to pour more money back into education – that one donor is Bill Gates. Gates is cracking his piggy bank to ... Read More About How Bill Gates Influences Education Reform

Why The Arts Are Crucial To Education

May 22, 2011
Why The Arts Are Crucial To Education

Save the arts – that’s the mantra of many educators. But, after all, it could be the arts that save us. Funding for arts education is consistently cut and decreased when budgets become tig ... Read More About Why The Arts Are Crucial To Education

Analyzing Math Anxiety

May 18, 2011
Analyzing Math Anxiety

Researchers at the Numerical Cognition Lab and the University of Chicago have been analyzing the causes of "math anxiety".  This is a situation familiar to many K-12 students, who seem to freeze w ... Read More About Analyzing Math Anxiety

Changing Principals To Change Schools

May 15, 2011
Changing Principals To Change Schools

Obama and Arne Duncan are trying to raise the bar for everyone in education – teachers, administrators, and now principals.In an effort for full reform, they are now looking at principals, threat ... Read More About Changing Principals To Change Schools

Increase Teacher Pay To Improve Academics

May 11, 2011
Increase Teacher Pay To Improve Academics

Dave Eggers and Ninive Clements Calegari of the New York Times say teachers are underpaid and blamed entirely way too much for the underachieving American education system. In their argument, Eggers a ... Read More About Increase Teacher Pay To Improve Academics

Secretary Of Education Addresses US Teachers

May 08, 2011
Secretary Of Education Addresses US Teachers

In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 2 - 6), U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has drafted an open letter to the nation's teachers.  Read the full text here.  In it, he prai ... Read More About Secretary Of Education Addresses US Teachers

Why Women Outnumber Men In Higher Education

May 04, 2011
Why Women Outnumber Men In Higher Education

The business and higher education landscapes are changing, and no we’re not talking about the Internet. We’re talking about women and minority groups enrolling in colleges at record-breakin ... Read More About Why Women Outnumber Men In Higher Education

Decreased Funding For Early Childhood Education

May 01, 2011
Decreased Funding For Early Childhood Education

Budget cuts have trickled all the way down to early-childhood education, as funding for these programs has decreased between 2009 and 2010, according to a study published in the Washington Post. The ... Read More About Decreased Funding For Early Childhood Education