Posts Tagged by Education

Here’s how we ranked the most underrated colleges in America

Business Insider recently ranked the most underrated colleges in America. The ranking is based on a comparison of the schools’ US News & World Report ranking with post-attendance median incomes as reported by the US Department of Education. Here are the details for how we […]

When Schools Use Child Protective Services As A Weapon Against Parents

Teachers and school employees are required to report suspicions of child abuse to authorities. But sometimes schools misuse this authority to punish parents. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Betsy DeVos’ New Title IX Guidelines Prioritize Schools Over Sexual Assault Survivors

The Education Department just proposed guidelines to the civil rights law that would drastically change the way schools handle sexual misconduct. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The dean of Duke Fuqua looks specifically for candidates with ‘triple threat capabilities’ that don’t come naturally to everyone

Bill Boulding is the dean of Duke University Fuqua School of Business. He said he’s looking for students who display “triple threat capability leadership,” meaning they’re smart, sensitive, and decent people. But these abilities don’t come naturally to everyone, so Fuqua has to be selective […]

6 steps to ace a college interview, according to an expert who worked in Ivy League admissions

Dr. Shirag Shemmassian is a former Cornell admissions interviewer and a college admissions expert. After years of helping hundreds of students get into top schools such as Harvard and Princeton, he’s able to offer his best college interview tips. For one thing, he writes, families […]

Closing The Gaps To Move The Needle On Diversity

By Joe M. Ricks Jr., Ph.D., chairman, Division of Business at Xavier University, and past president, HBCU Business Deans read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Why Is It A Good Thing If You Don’t “Fit In” At Work?

Citigroup CEO Mike Corbat sits down with Farjana Rohman, Citi Vice President – Instant Payments Product Manager, to discuss the challenges of being a state school educated, young woman of color in what is historically a feeder-career for the Ivy League. read more >>> Source:: […]

A Photo Essay: This Nonprofit Makes Kids With Limb Differences Into Superheroes

Albert Manero and Limbitless Solutions transform kids’ confidence with 3D-printed bionic arms. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Experiencing Anti-Semitism Or Racism In School? We Want To Hear From You.

HuffPost wants to learn more about the experiences of students and families around the country. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

25 of the best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

Amazon’s editors selected their 100 favorite books on leadership and success. We’ve highlighted 25 below, including books by psychologists, economists, and competitive athletes. Each one offers a unique look at what it means to be truly successful and how you can achieve your full potential. […]

A college counselor told Michelle Obama she wasn’t ‘Princeton material’ — but she applied to the Ivy League school anyway and got in

Michelle Obama writes in her new memoir, “Becoming,” that one of the most pivotal moments in her life was when a college counselor told her she wasn’t “Princeton material.” The future first lady decided to disregard the counselor’s opinion and apply anyway. And she got […]

Hundreds of Apple stores are going to start selling this British startup’s ‘Harry Potter’ coding wand

Computing and coding startup Kano is going to release its ‘Harry Potter’ coding wand in hundreds of Apple stores. CEO and founder Alex Klein told Business Insider that Apple approached Kano to get the wands into stores. From December to January people will be able […]

We ask our kid the same question at the dinner table every day — and it helps both his thinking and our parenting

Being able to talk to your kids is important at any age, and is best established when children are young, open, and impressionable. Changes in life, like a new school schedule, can mean less time spent together as a family, making the remaining shared time […]

Florida Principal Accused Of Stealing $900 From Boy With Disabilities

Edward Abernathy was put on administrative leave after he was accused of the theft. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Coaches Are Not Heroes

We must overcome our ingrained belief that being a coach is the same as being a good person. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Wisconsin Student Speaks Out On Nazi Salute Prom Photo: ‘It Was A Scary Moment’

Jordan Blue was one of the few Baraboo High School students in the photo who did not throw up an apparent Sieg Heil. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

How To Talk To Your Kids About Death And Grief

Loss is a natural, but complex part of life. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

9 Gender-Neutral Toys That Aren’t Pink Or Blue

You won’t find any pink kitchen sets or male action figures in this list. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The 35 best MBA programs in the world, ranked from least to most expensive

Getting an MBA can be a huge investment of both time and money. Higher- and business-education specialists QS Quacquarelli Symonds recently released its 2019 Global MBA Ranking, evaluating 251 of the best business schools in the world. Using QS estimates of the programs’ tuition costs, […]

Students in Brooklyn protest their school’s use of a Zuckerberg-backed online curriculum designed by Facebook engineers

High school students at Brooklyn’s Secondary School for Journalism staged a walkout last week to protest perceived “wrongdoings” at the school, which include the use of an online curriculum called “Summit Learning” that stresses independent learning. Schools across the nation have implemented this free web-based […]

Wisconsin High School Students Appear To Give Nazi Salute In Junior Prom Photo

Baraboo School District announced Monday that it’s considering legal action in response to the students’ apparent Sieg Heil pose. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

15 Useful Gifts For College Students They’ll Use At School And Beyond

Get them one step closer to graduation with these practical purchases. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

How Schools For Kids In Foster Care Act As ‘Educational Black Holes’

“It just felt like day care,” said one student. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

9 Of The Best Subscription Boxes For Kids That Aren’t Toys Or Clothes

Educational subscription boxes for kids about STEM, crafts, books and more. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Best Kids Books Of 2018 To Not Raise A Jerk

For the kid who still takes naps, but you want to stay woke. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Most Famous Author From Every State

First we scoured coast to coast to find the most famous book set in every state. Now we’re hitting the books to discover the most famous author from every state. Not all the choices were cut and dry. To qualify for this list, the esteemed […]

I’ve taught myself 5 languages for fun — here are 6 tips for getting a language to stick

Learning a new language takes time and effort, but there are ways to expedite and reinforce your learning. Here, author Jennifer Still shares tips on several things she’s done to help her retain new languages. I’ve had a passion for learning languages ever since I […]

Some Students Got To Watch Their Teachers Win Big On Tuesday

Education leaders were watching races where teachers ran for office this year. Students were watching, too. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

I’ve been helping kids get into top colleges for nearly 15 years, and parents always seem to ask me the wrong questions

Dr. Shirag Shemmassian is a college admissions expert who’s helped hundreds of students get into top schools such as Harvard and Princeton, and a former admissions interviewer for Cornell, his alma mater. In nearly 15 years of college admissions consulting, he finds parents want to […]

The dean of Duke Fuqua says the most successful business school alumni are able to balance 2 different missions

Bill Boulding is the dean of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He said his definition of a successful alumnus is someone who is making money and making a positive impact on the world. Boulding sees Tim Cook and Melinda Gates as the best examples […]

RANKED: The 25 colleges that make the most money from students’ application fees

A typical college application fee is around $50, but some schools charge up to $150. LendEDU analyzed data from the National Center for Education Statistics to create its latest report on colleges that earn the most revenue off students’ applications. Eight campuses in the University […]

Teachers Are Serving As First Responders To The Opioid Crisis

“My job as a teacher is to be a first responder to poverty,” says Greg Cruey, a middle school teacher at Southside K-8 school. “If my students learn other stuff too, that’s great.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Teachers’ Trump Border Wall Costume Leaves Don Lemon Temporarily Lost For Words

“I don’t know what to say.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Idaho Elementary Teachers Dressed Up As Mexicans And The Border Wall For Halloween

The Middleton School District superintendent has since apologized for the images and vowed to investigate the matter. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Teachers love Google’s education products but are suspicious. Why is a megacorporation giving them a perfect tool for free?

Google for Education tools have taken off “like grass on fire,” industry analysts say. The software is completely free and Chromebooks, which are laptops manufactured by other companies running the Google Chrome operating system, are deeply discounted for classrooms. These tactics have worked: Google-powered devices […]

The most famous author from every state

First we scoured coast to coast to find the most famous book set in every state. Now we’re hitting the books to discover the most famous author from every state. Not all the choices were cut and dried. To qualify for this list, the esteemed […]

These Girls Are Suing Their School For The Right To Wear Pants

“They need to go ahead and treat girls equally,” one of the girls’ mothers said. “That’s it.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

These are the 18 most prestigious tech internships in 2018, according to interns

If you’re wondering which companies have the most attractive internship programs, it’s probably best to ask interns themselves. Vault, a website that provides employer rankings and reviews, asked more than 12,000 current and former interns to rate companies based on how desirable they are to […]

How One Woman Is Teaching Homeless & Foster Care Children To Dream

Through Precious Dreams Foundation, Nicole Russell delivers calming techniques and items of comfort to help children in transition find the rest they need. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Lawsuit Accuses Betsy DeVos And Her Deputies Of Being Motivated By Sexism

The lawsuit says that the education secretary’s decision to scrap Obama-era rules governing sexual assault on campus was based on bias and stereotypes. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Hilarious Video Compares Moms On Halloween In 1988 And 2018

This video from Meredith Masony and Tiffany Jenkins is too real. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Valedictorians rarely become rich and famous — here’s why the average millionaire’s college GPA is 2.9

GPA is one of the most important markers of success in school — but in the real world, that number has less of an effect on life achievement or wealth. Eric Barker, author of “Barking Up The Wrong Tree,” says that becoming a millionaire or […]

There have been 297 mass shootings in the US so far in 2018 — here’s the full list

The number of mass shootings in the US this year has already reached 297. Eleven people were killed and six others were injured on Saturday when a gunman armed with an AR-15 and handguns opened fire in the Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel […]

Butler High School Classes Resume Hours After Student Shoots Classmate To Death

Today the gun violence happened in North Carolina. This is America. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Can Technology In The Classroom Foster A Love For Geometry?

When students at this school got their hands on tablet, everything changed. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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