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Entrepreneurship Educators To Meet At Babson College May 31-June 4

Written by Babson College on Thursday, 27 May 2010 20:00.

Entrepreneurship educators from around the world will join Entrepreneurship educators from around the world will join real-life entrepreneurs to learn about entrepreneurship content and pedagogy at the 2010 Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators (SEE) May 31-June 4, 2010 at Babson College. The intensive five-day program explores the entrepreneurial process and core topics in the discipline.38 entrepreneurship educators and 29 entrepreneurs from the following countries -- Canada, China, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, the Netherlands, USA and Puerto Rico -- will attend.

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New Utah School District a Test of Leadership Skills

Written by Dakarai I. Aarons on Friday, 21 May 2010 00:51.

superintendent of Utah’s first new district A look at the nearly museum-pristine office of Canyons school district Superintendent David S. Doty makes clear he spends very little time in it.

The superintendent of Utah’s first new district in nearly 100 years has a community full of high expectations for the district, born of a bitter rift between Salt Lake City-area communities over spending priorities.

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As College Graduates Hit the Workforce, So Do More Entitlement-Minded Workers

Written by University of New Hampshire on Sunday, 16 May 2010 12:25.

Generation Y college graduates flood the workforce this spring, the nation’s employers may want to brace themselves for a new crop As thousands of Generation Y college graduates flood the workforce this spring, the nation’s employers may want to brace themselves for a new crop of entitlement-minded workers. Research conducted by Paul Harvey, assistant professor of management at the University of New Hampshire, shows that members of Generation Y are more entitlement-minded than older workers.

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Senior Class Gift Eases Debt Burden for Freshmen

Written by Wake Forest University on Sunday, 16 May 2010 12:52.

Higher Education Research Institute, more first-year college students have concerns about their ability to pay for collegeAccording to the Higher Education Research Institute, more first-year college students have concerns about their ability to pay for college than at any time in the last 40 years, and these concerns reflect the impact of the recession on entering college students. At Wake Forest University, graduating seniors are responding to this anxiety.

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Ready, Set , Go to College

Written by Michigan Technological University on Thursday, 13 May 2010 00:51.

Leaving home for college is an exciting and monumental event in a young adult’s life. And though it may seem overwhelming at times, the transition from homebody high school student to independent college freshman Leaving home for college is an exciting and monumental event in a young adult’s life. And though it may seem overwhelming at times, the transition from homebody high school student to independent college freshman needn’t be a stressful one.

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Reading Programs Yield Few Gains in Comprehension

Written by Catherine Gewertz on Thursday, 13 May 2010 00:15.

federal study of supplemental programs that are intended to improve Federal study of supplemental programs  are intended to improve students’ reading comprehension has found that only one of the three programs examined actually did so. The report, released May 5, focuses on the second & final yr of research into the reading programs. It concludes that ReadAbout, a computer-based program by Scholastic Inc., improved students’ comprehension of social studies texts when the teacher had a previous year’s experience with the program.

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