Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 5:23pm
Those considered popular in secondary school earned 2% more decades later than oddballs such as Napoleon Dynamite – a so-called popularity premium. So says a new analysis of data from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, which follows more than 10,000 people who graduated from the blackboard jungle in Wisconsin in 1957.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 1:10pm
Infojini Consulting, a full service IT consulting, services, and staffing firm with offices in Maryland and Washington, DC, is looking for a Business Analyst with subject matter expertise in education. Among other things, the job requires working collaboratively with stakeholder groups and development teams to identify, design and develop educational business accountability and performance metrics, reports and dashboards.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 8:11pm
This year, 14 teachers are being moved to other schools, a process known as "consolidation," because fewer students enrolled in a particular school than the district expected, the Oakland school district has reported.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/12/2012 - 3:28pm
My daughter is 3 and tells me she wants to be a doctor. ... I realize that it’s a long road between preschool and med school. But I love the idea of her professional achievements surpassing mine and my husband’s (and having a doctor in the family in my golden years).
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 2:30pm
As the Journal reported, New York City teens are facing a tough job hunt this summer, competing with experienced, more educated adults for jobs as well as thousands of other teens for limited spots in public programs.