Career And Education
Arlington, Va. - The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) later today will formally release a report, Student Learning, Student Achievement: How Do Teachers Measure Up? during an interactive webcast later today from 6:00-7:00 p.m. EST. Advance copies of the full report and executive summary are available by visiting www.nbpts.org/studentlearning.
People tend to overestimate the steepness of slopes – and psychologists studying the phenomenon have made a discovery that refutes common ideas about how we perceive inclines in general.
It’s the beginning of a new year and that means it is time for high school seniors to begin completing college applications. Increasingly, whether they get admitted will have nothing to do with their grades, their SAT scores, or their overall aptitude for college. They may end up getting denied admission to the college of their choice because of a criminal record.
A new study by a University of Kansas sociologist shows that U.S. employers
fail to pay Asian American men as much as similarly qualified white men.
"The most striking result is that native-born Asian Americans -