School Leadership

School Leadership

            A recent study indicated that schools with strong leadership and ubiquitous role-model figures demonstrate higher success among students, according to an article in Sify News.             The study entitled “Learning from Leadership: Investigating the Links to Improved Student Learning” claimed that students’ achievements and test scores were higher in schools that extended and diversified leadership positions. Success rose if principals and other traditional leadership figures shared authority and leader ... Read More About School Leadership

Free Textbook Market

Free Textbook Market

            Scott G. McNealy, the co-founder and former CEO of Sun Microsystems – one of the largest sellers of server computers – is launching an online hub for free textbooks and other course materials called Curriki, according to an article in The New York Times. Sun Microsystems was purchased by Oracle, a software manufacturer, in 2010.             Curriki, a nonprofit organization, and many other organizations are building a trend of creating open-source, online versions of many existing textbooks. These online versio ... Read More About Free Textbook Market

Back To School Specials

Back To School Specials

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Senate Approves Teacher Bill

Senate Approves Teacher Bill

The U.S. Senate recently passed a $10 billion bill to preserve teachers’ jobs throughout the nation, according to an article in District Administration.             The bill will also send $16 billion for Medicaid purposes.             Naturally, the $10 billion will not eliminate all teacher layoffs. However, it is expected to save 140,000 American teachers’ jobs.             This bill is being passed in response to consistent reports that tens of thousands of teach ... Read More About Senate Approves Teacher Bill

Importance Of College Degrees

Importance Of College Degrees

The American workforce is changing rapidly as more and more employers are beginning to make college degrees a prerequisite for jobs, according to an article in The New York Times.               In 2018, many more jobs will demand at least a two-year associate’s degree opposed to only a high school diploma. In fact, the number of these types of jobs will outnumber the people who are qualified with the proper amount of education by three million, according to a report that will be released by the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University. The report was cite ... Read More About Importance Of College Degrees