Education, General/Other News
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A "Read with Me" program kicked off with just about 50 volunteers. Now, the number of volunteers continues to grow, reaching more than 400 individuals volunteering to help children learn to...more
In a new study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, children who are exposed to lead are almost three times more likely to experience school suspension by the 4th grade than kids who are not...more
The importance of considering the right balance of the relations between church and state has often been ignored by politicians.
Matthew Kaemingk, a doctoral student at Fuller Theological...more
Higher education experts called on Congress to reform tax-based student aid to make sure it reaches the low- and middle-income families who most need it to access and complete college.
Loras College, a Catholic college in Dubuque, will host the Campus Compact Upper Midwest Civic Engagement Summit.
The summit will engage various college and university students in Iowa, Minnesota...more
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
A study that is currently published online in BMC Medical Education finds that a virtual computer environment is an effective learning environment.
The project involved participants engaged in a...more
The samefacts.com blog, hosted by Robert H. Frank a management professor at Cornell's Business School, has an interesting discussion of a grant from the Broad Foundation to support schools in New...more