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Career/Tech Education Bill Enhances Adult Education

Posted by Vanco on Aug 1, 2018 5:10:00 PM

Adult education received a boost from Congress in late July, when both the House of Representatives and the Senate approved, in bipartisan...

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6 Tips for a Successful Professional Development Day

Posted by Vanco on Jul 30, 2018 5:15:00 PM

1. Send an Agenda in Advance

Send a meeting agenda ahead of time and ask if there is anything not on the schedule that should be included. This...

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How Much are Teachers Investing In Their Students?

Posted by Vanco on Jul 26, 2018 3:02:00 PM

One of the feel-good stories of mid-July was that of Chicago teacher Kimber Bermudez who, while flying to Florida to see her parents, spoke to a...

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The Case for Investing in Music Education

Posted by Vanco on Jul 24, 2018 12:47:00 PM

“When you’re a musician and you’re playing an instrument, you have to be using more of your brain.”

Eric Rasmussen, chair of the early childhood...

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Don’t Drop Out. Drop in to Community Programs

Posted by Vanco on Jul 23, 2018 5:29:00 PM

The national school dropout rate has been cut almost in half since 1995, and the proliferation of community youth programs is one of the primary...

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Government Programs Provide Child-Care Aid

Posted by Vanco on Jul 20, 2018 1:40:00 PM

It’s a problem that many low-income families face: My child(ren) must have child care before and after school, but I might not have enough money...

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Attracting Students to Teaching

Posted by Vanco on Jul 16, 2018 3:08:00 PM

Help wanted: Teachers. Grant money available to educate and recruit.

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How to Attract Students to Your Community Education Classes

Posted by Vanco on Jul 10, 2018 2:06:00 PM

You have developed your community education course meticulously. The curriculum is well-organized and the materials are all highly relevant to the...

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Schools Get Involved in Voter Registration

Posted by Vanco on Jul 2, 2018 5:05:00 PM

As the 2018 midterm elections draw closer, voter-registration drives are operating at full steam. One of the prime targets of these initiative are...

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Advanced Placement Trend Debate: Public vs Private Schools

Posted by Vanco on Jun 28, 2018 5:38:00 PM

The number of schools offering Advanced Placement courses and the number of students taking them were at an all-time high in the 2016-17 school...

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