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Education Roundup: The Future Of Education

The future of education is talked about at length every day in blog post after blog post, policy proposal after policy proposal. For the longest time, politicians have promised positive change but no one — Democrat or Republican — has been able to prescribe a path to success that we can all agree on. In […]
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5 Hardest Jobs Everyone Thinks They Can Do

Have you ever been to a movie with a highly critical friend — or perhaps you ARE the highly critical friend — and you walked out with one of you saying something to this effect: “That movie was so lousy. I know I could write a better script than that”? The reality is that it’s […]
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These 41 Slogans Describe Their College Majors Perfectly

College majors are abundant, though not all offer the same bang for your education dollar. In fact, there have been numerous reports since 2012 that a good skill-based career can earn you the same amount of money as a bachelor’s degree in many fields of higher education. That’s why we found it amusing that someone […]
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Back to School: Super Efficient Ways to Decorate a Dorm Room

Decorate your dorm room

Decorating your dorm room can be exciting and challenging. Most likely, your main goals are to create a decor that is both attractive and functional. The following ideas can be used as a starting point for you to expand on as you create a room that reflects your personality, matches your study style, and accommodates […]
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The More Things Change: 10 Things That Would Never Fly In Today’s Public Schools

The more things change, the more they stay the same, the old saying goes. Well, we’re about to present you with evidence that refutes this point entirely, at least as it goes with the public school experience. A reddit thread posed this question to other redditors: What is something you remember happening in school that […]
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Helicopter Parents: 6 Horror Stories That Students Have To Live With Every Day

Helicopter parents are those bothersome, whiny Moms and Dads, who in a vain attempt to shield their children from the outside world, often make matters worse. Much, much worse. If you are the victim of helicopter parenting, then you have our sincerest sympathies. But for those of you who aren’t, get a load of just […]
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4 Back To School Promos You Can’t Afford To Ignore

Going back to school may not be something that you’re ready to do, but now that we’re in the home stretch of July, it’s time to start thinking about it. But those thoughts don’t have to be dreary ones, because with back to school time, you will find a lot of awesome back to school […]
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Universal Child Care, Teacher Retention Problems, And Dumbing Down Education In This Week’s Roundup

Education has long been a priority for politicians, both to the credit and detriment of the system. It seems like every election cycle, there is some kind of big new idea to improve or expand or change the system. This week in our education roundup, education changes take center stage. From the possible coming of […]
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7 Tips On Selecting A College That’s A Good Match For You

Selecting a college isn’t an easy decision. In doing so, you have to balance various factors like location, prestige, cost, and what your overall educational goals are. It’s not a decision that you want to make at the last minute, so if you’re in high school — freshman or senior — you should start weighing […]
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Education Roundup: ‘Microaggressions,’ PC, And The End Of Free Speech In Schools?

The term “Microaggressions” has risen in the education world as yet another example of how political correctness is damaging the fabric of society. A trio of news stories this week puts the “problem” in the spotlight. During the Confederate flag debate, you may have missed these brewing conflicts. UC Introduces ‘The Speech Police’ It’s understandable when […]
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