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Read “Uninvested” to Take Control Back From Wall Street

I feel like I should start this book review with one of those “This is intended for mature audiences” warnings. Depending on your involvement in the financial industry, you might be disgusted. You might be insulted. You might even be dubious. Personally, I was left with this attitude of “Sure, just one more thing to be disillusioned about. “ “Uninvested” ... Read More »

Got Career Goals? Research Your Distance MBA Options First

For working professionals, more qualification than the existing one can help one climb the corporate ladder. An added degree, such as an MBA, is a welcome step to reach career goals, and distance education is one of the most convenient ways to achieve it. For a graduate still not working, a distance MBA can help to build a career where ... Read More »

How to Pursue an Acting Career

Each year there are thousand of students across America who are discouraged from pursuing a career in acting because of the difficulties that it comes with. Many dismiss acting as a fanciful career choice and as such they don’t encourage students to chase after their dream of being an actor. Whilst it is true that acting professionally is something that ... Read More »

Why You’re Never Too Old To Go Back to School

There are more educational institutes than ever before who are offering courses for all ages and there has never been a better time to learn a new skill or subject. Maybe your career didn’t work out how you wanted it to, perhaps you didn’t get the sports car, the huge paycheck or one of the grand homes that you were ... Read More »

Native American Students Sue The U.S. Government Over Dismal Education

MANLEY099 VIA GETTY IMAGES Kindergarten student Taylor P. has only spent a short period of time in school, but already the experience has been traumatic. Taylor, who attends school on her Havasupai Native American reservation in Arizona, is regularly left unsupervised in class, according to a new lawsuit filed today by nine of the school’s students. Once, when her kindergarten teacher was ... Read More »

Why the Supreme Court special education case about a boy with autism is so sickening

(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) There is something sickening about a case the Supreme Court just heard about a boy with autism and what level of public education he — and other students with disabilities — deserve. Here’s some background: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is a federal law requiring public schools to provide children with disabilities a “free appropriate public ... Read More »

Bring sports, education under one umbrella: K.P. Rao

VIJAYAWADA: Senior sports administrator K.P. Rao on Thursday said that Andhra Pradesh Government’s decision to merge sports and youth under one department, as per suggestions of made by officials of the youth department, will not augur well for sports and games. He said world over in several developed countries sports and education were brought under one umbrella. “Sports is part ... Read More »

PM Narendra Modi to review progress on education reforms

The HRD ministry is considering making allocations for education schemes such as Sarva Siksha Abhiyan and mid-day meals performance-based. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The human resources development (HRD) ministry will brief the prime minister’s office (PMO) on the status of two key education initiatives mentioned in last year’s budget on which it has made significant progress in the past month. ... Read More »

Ensuring Education for All Children

For most children, school is their home away from home. There they form friendships, socialize, grow, and learn.  Children and their families rely on teachers, principals, and other school staff to nurture and protect them when away from home.  And families and educators have a shared responsibility to work together and ensure that schools are safe environments for all, including ... Read More »

MPs quietly vote against compulsory sex education in schools

Conservative MPs have voted to block plans for sex and relationship education (SRE) to be made compulsory in schools. Under increasing pressure from campaigners over the past year, Education Secretary Justine Greening repeatedly suggested she was open to reforming the current Government guidance on SRE, which currently allows free schools and academies to opt out of teaching the subject in class. ... Read More »