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Common Core Wars: The Empire State Strikes Back Against the Common Core – Will Other States Follow?


This very surprising turn of events indicates that Cuomo is yielding to the pressure of angry parents and exasperated teachers who have been crying foul regarding the standards since their implementation in 2010. Read More »

$20 Bill Needs a Facelift – Why Not Replace a Slave Owner with Former Slave!

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Harriet Tubman leads a nationwide poll as the woman who should replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Read More »

Reentry Tool Kit: Reentry Technician Training and Classroom Management (Part 4 of 4)

Take A Load Off

Thousands of prisoners from all ranks and backgrounds attend classes and receive one-on-one assistance. Take a Load Off meticulously questions their plans for life after release as well as what they do inside. The ROC offers reliable support and peer encouragement. Read More »

Reports Indicate Kids Get Too Much Homework – Are Parents Partially to Blame?

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So as the Back to School Monster rears its ugly head, it is not necessary for parents to cringe in despair. Parents should be partners with teachers in the education equation, and that means parents speaking up and telling a teacher when the homework is too much. Read More »

SXSW V2V: Growth Hacking in 10 Easy Steps

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“Grow fast or die slow,” was the quote from growth mentor Samir Patel (@meetsamir) that Vincent Dignan used to set the tone for his presentation, “Growth Hacking Live: Boost Your Startup in Realtime.” Dignan spoke to a room overflowing with startup entrepreneurs at SXSW V2V, a four-day (July 19-22) educational event in Las Vegas. He knows that quote is true. ... Read More »

Five Things You Need to Know About College Athletic Scholarships


When it comes right down to it, the odds aren't great for getting the athletic scholarship you dream of. But understanding and following these points will help increase your chances. Read More »

SXSW-V2V: Ten Amazing Apps That Could Change Your Life


The V2Venture Competition at SXSW V2V enabled early-stage startups to pitch their products and/or services to industry experts and investors. Ten applications particularly impressed me. Read More »

Prisoners’ Reentry Tool Kit: Administrative Tools (Part 3 of 4)


The institutional setting is complicated by enough negative energy as it is. Everyone benefits from being of service to one another. Read More »

5 Facts About Managing Knowledge

5 Facts About Managing Knowledge

Knowledge is an essential asset, but only when we know how to harness it. Read More »

Book Review: ‘An Unbroken Educational Apartheid Legacy’ by David E. Morgan, Ph.D.


An Unbroken Educational Apartheid Legacy should be read by educators and school administrators looking for real change. Read More »