Tagged: education

Getting an education in learning over the Internet

Submitted by: Dr. Cronin From: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-lazarus-20101102,0,442443.column Getting an education in learning over the Internet By David Lazarus November 2, 2010 Like any good dad, I see it as my responsibility to prepare my son for whatever life may throw at him, whether that means knowing how to solve a math problem or knowing how to […]

Results of State Referenda Related to Higher Education

Submitted by: Renee Hirschberg From: http://chronicle.com/article/Results-of-State-Referenda/125219/?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en Results of State Referenda Related to Higher Education Voters in a dozen states weighed in on ballot measures on Tuesday that could affect higher-education policy or colleges’ bottom lines. Please click on the above link to view the chart.

Republican Gains in Congress Could Temper For-Profit Inquiry and Lead to Spending Cuts

Submitted by: Renee Hirschberg From: http://chronicle.com/article/Republican-Gains-in-Congress/125233/?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en November 3, 2010 Republican Gains in Congress Could Temper For-Profit Inquiry and Lead to Spending Cuts By Sara Hebel and Kevin Kiley Washington The gains Republicans made in Tuesday’s Congressional elections bode well for for-profit colleges, who are hoping for some respite from a harsh federal spotlight. They are also […]

Waiting for “Superman” Not just academic: Documentary underscores urgency of public school crisis

From: http://www.boston.com/ae/movies/articles/2010/10/01/waiting_brings_urgency_to_the_public_school_crisis/?camp=localsearch:on:twit:hp Submitted by: Renee Hirschberg Movie Review Waiting for “Superman” Not just academic: Documentary underscores urgency of public school crisis Geoffrey Canada of the Harlem Children’s Zone. (Paramount Pictures) By Wesley Morris Globe Staff / October 1, 2010 You don’t often equate American education with science fiction. But the final 15 minutes or so […]