Education, General/Other News

News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.

Classroom Dialog May Ignite Students\
In a study entitled, "The Dialogic Video Cycle as Teacher Professional Development Model to Foster Classroom Dialogue: Conceptualization and Implementation Findings," TUM School of Education...more



Literature Class Transforms Into A Civics Experiment
Following a recent "Skype in the classroom" session with TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie about the power of social entrepreneurship and philanthropy, Kelly Guilfoil's Literature class at Lake Stevens...more

Higher Education Crucial In Socio-Economic Development
The importance of higher education has been highlighted as one of the most crucial factors that could contribute to a country's socio-economic development during a seminar entitled "Development of...more

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program Deadline Extended
The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program (formerly Nursing Scholarship Program) will offer scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2-year full-time service commitment (or part-time), at...more

White House Plans Budget Cuts for Rhode Island
Rhode Island is scheduled for a federal budget cut which makes them lose more than two million for its primary and secondary education. The White House has provided a review on what programs...more

New Breed of Social Enterprises Support Innovation in Education
A new breed of social enterprises is pushing efforts to relieve budgetary burdens and deliver inspirational education experiences. Innovation is key to most of these social enterprises: Excite-Ed,...more

It\
A new public library is empowering struggling families while helping reinvigorate the communities where they live. The Petersburg Public Library in Virginia is "not your mama's library" and...more

Sequestration Hits Head Start
The US Department of Health and Human Services estimated 57,265 children were cut from Head Start services due to sequestration. Head Start and Early Head Start programs provide preschool for...more

Commit! Findings on Philanthropic Dollars for Dallas County’s Education Programs
Bill McKenzie, an editorial columnist for Dallas News, looks at the reports released by Commit!, a research community serving as the backbone for Dallas County education. Among the findings,...more

Disadvantaged Children Participating in Quality Early Childhood Programs Help Prevent Chronic Diseases in Adulthood
According to a new study, children who are disadvantaged but have attended quality early childhood education programs, including healthcare and nutrition, have significantly improved health as...more






Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Big Philanthropy vs. Democracy

Big Philanthropy vs. Democracy
Joanne Barkan, author of Big Philanthropy vs. Democracy: The Plutocrats Go to School, discusses “big philanthropy” as...



Social Services Jobs

  Social Services Employment
  Program Director Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Education Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs