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Career And Education


How to Use Entrepreneurship for Social Good: A Unique Class

Written by University of Michigan on Thursday, 15 April 2010 12:50.

 How to Use Entrepreneurship for Social GoodIn a new Social Venture Creation course at the University of Michigan, students who want to make the world a better place are learning hands-on how to use market principles to solve society's challenges.


Can D.C. Merit Pay Plan for Teachers Deliver?

Written by Walt Gardner on Monday, 12 April 2010 16:56.

Can D.C. Merit Pay Plan for Teachers Deliver?The big news out of Washington D.C. last week was the tentative deal reached between unionized teachers and reform advocates that avoided a high-noon showdown. By consenting to tie compensation largely - although not completely - to improved standardized test scores, the local union retreated from its longstanding opposition on the issue.


Funding Your Internet Business

Written by Naz Daud on Wednesday, 07 April 2010 02:19.

Funding Internet Business, InvestmentsSome people will tell you that you need to invest thousands of pounds in a website. Others will tell you that you then have to spend hundreds of pounds on advertising. And of course there are products and a myriad of other things you need to think about as well.


The Role of Online Business Resources That You Should Know in Making an Important Impact to Your Online Business

Written by Christopher Granger on Wednesday, 07 April 2010 02:13.

Online Buisness Resources In an online business, it is essential to know the resources that you will need in starting your business. These resources can help you in deciding whether or not to push through the online business that you have chosen.


School Funding Disparities Against taxpayers in low-income communities

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 05 April 2010 12:12.

CHICAGO (NNPA) – The Illinois  education funding system is discriminatory against taxpayers in low-income communities, according to a suit filed by two homeowners. Paul Carr and Ron Newell, the plaintiffs, contend property taxes are higher in poorer neighborhoods than those in wealthier ones. 


Tough Job Market Can Mean Good News for New College Graduates

Written by Wake Forest University on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 23:04.

Although this year’s cohort of college graduates is facing one of the toughest job markets in decades, they actually have an advantage over other job seekers, according to Andy Chan, vice president of career development at Wake Forest University. They are among the age group most likely to be hired and also will be acquiring valuable job hunting skills that will serve them well in the future.


First-Year Babson College Undergraduate Students Launch 16 New Businesses

Written by Babson College on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 22:27.

All first-year Babson College undergraduate students have developed businesses for teams of thirty students as part of the required Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) course.


UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business Rejoins The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management to Foster Diversity

Written by University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 22:07.

The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley has rejoined The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, Haas School Dean Rich Lyons announced today.

The Consortium, an alliance of leading American business schools and corporations aimed at fostering diversity among graduate business students and corporate leaders, has made changes to its mission that have allowed the Haas School to become a member once again after a seven-year hiatus.


‘What Will You Do After Graduation?’

Written by Southern Poverty Law Center on Thursday, 25 March 2010 11:00.

This time of year, high school seniors around the country answer that question on a daily basis. Most can offer a ready—and truthful—answer. They're heading off to college, joining the military, starting out in a trade.

But about 65,000 will not be able to answer so easily. For them graduation speeches proclaiming that "today is a beginning, not an end" will ring hollow. Graduation is the end for them. They are the children of undocumented immigrants. These young men and women have lived in the United States, perhaps for most of their lives. They've gone to school here. Like their fellow students, they've played sports, taken the state tests, worked at part-time jobs and been urged by their teachers to aim for the stars.