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New Horizons Probe – In a Pickle Over Pluto

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The International Astronomical Union declared that Pluto should be reclassified as a “dwarf” planet in 2006, but we dreamers of space travel and lovers of the Disney dog of the same name know better. Read More »

Prisoner Reentry Tool Kit (Part 2 of 4)

Take a Load Off

The course educates and guides the student to gain a fundamental working knowledge about every aspect of creating and following a realistic release plan. Read More »

Prisoner Reentry Tool Kit (Part 1 of 4)

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I urge prisoners to print this article and share it with peers, staff, and anyone who may support their journeys as reentry leaders. Read More »

Glorious June – Dads, Grads, and Summer Vacation!


It just so happens that this June my family has six graduations to celebrate – so by the time we get to that third Sunday in June this year – Father’s Day for those of you who don’t know – I am probably going to be wiped out and wishing just to be able to watch the NY Mets game if possible. Read More »

Schools Need To Teach More Than Academic Subjects


It is not enough for our children to become academically adept anymore – they need to know how to get through school and move on to a life where they can be successful and happy adults. Read More »

Budgeting for College? Here Are Five Things You Should Not Buy

Going back to college doesn't have to be as expensive as you might think

With college debt now averaging more than $30,000 per graduate, it makes sense to scrimp where you can. Read More »

Common Core Wars: Parents Opting Out of Testing Can Change Education for the Better

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Parents and teachers are forging an alliance to take back education, which in essence means eliminating most or all of these standardized tests in favor of something really radical – a day devoted to actual teaching! Read More »

NAB 2015: Drone-ing On and On – The Pizza has Landed


Drones were everywhere at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas this year. No, not male honeybees or parasitic loafers, but unmanned aircraft remotely or programmatically controlled. More specifically, drones with cameras attached. Read More »

Obama Was Right: Learning a Trade May Be a Better Path for Many

By Kit from Pittsburgh, USA (Grads Absorb the News) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Whether you agree with the President on other matters, on this one issue, he was speaking an inarguable truth: skilled trades are careers worth considering. Read More »

What Are Your Child’s Favorite Math-Related Learning Tools?

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