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Chicago School Closings Largest In City’s History, Mayor Rahm Emanuel Under Fire

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s hand-picked Board of Ed has voted to shutter 49 elementary schools in the largest school closure in the city’s history, the Chicago Tribune reported on Thursday. Rahm EmanuelEmanuel’s reason to push for the school closings was that it will help fight an overwhelming budget deficit, giving the district more freedom to […]
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The Kids Are All Right: A Letter To Graduates Sick Of Hearing How Tough It Is Out There

High school and college graduates, If you are concerned about your future, then the last thing you’ll want to do is browse the web looking for advice on what to do following your big day. Most of what’s out there right now seems like it was specifically designed to scare the crap out of you. […]
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50 Good Careers You Can Get Without a Degree

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Thinking about the future can be a stressful endeavor if you’re not sure what you want to do with the rest of your life. The key is to first question whatever anyone tells you. Try without fear of failure, and know that each thing that doesn’t work will bring you one step closer to what […]
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6 Education Problems That Could Be Holding You Back

If you’re a student trying to get ahead in today’s world, hard work and ingenuity still pay dividends. However, there are also a number of things that could be impeding your progress, and they may be beyond your control. However, being aware these problems are out there will allow you to find workarounds that take […]
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8 Books You Should Read Before College

Keep in mind as you read through this list of 8 books you should read before college, that these titles are not necessarily light, enjoyable summer reading in the sense that you probably think of it. Still, they are some of the most important books, past and present, and will both shape your understanding of […]
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#WelcomeToMySchoolWhere We Pick Our 15 Favorite Tweets Now Trending

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Without a little fun in one’s life, the school days can get boring. Constantly taxing yourself to perform and learn new concepts and information does have its breaking point, and while we wouldn’t suggest that you violate any school rules and risk getting into trouble, it never hurts to let off some steam. That’s why […]
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8 Paths to Student Loan Forgiveness

A tough job market, sky high student loans, and daily news on a sputtering economy can be quite concerning for future college graduates. If you fall into this group — or even if you’re a recent college graduate — there is still some good news. Your student loans may be eligible for forgiveness, if not […]
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13 Education Quotes To Really Get You Thinking

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Recent comments from Oklahoma Rep. Mike Reynolds stating, “It is not our (the government’s) job to see that anyone gets an education,” has caused backlash from many of his constituents and some of you at our social media pages. That got us thinking — what are some other notable education quotes that authors, politicians, and […]
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Developing Your Late in the Game ACT Study Plan

With just a week to go until exam day, you may feel pressure start to build and your nerves grow more jittery. That’s okay. The ACT test is one of the most important steps yet in your path towards college, and if you gave it the same respect as a normal math or science quiz, […]
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6 Ways to Connect with Difficult Material

When prepping for any exam, you’re going to be faced with things you know, things you don’t, and information that is somewhere in between. The things you know aren’t worth the worry. But the rest is another story. That’s why we’ve compiled these 6 Ways to Connect with Difficult Material. Utilize these tactics for your […]
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