Education, News

Today, Dual Language Immersion (DLI) programs are an increasingly popular model for bilingual education in K-12 education. In 2000, U.S. Education Secretary Richard Riley stated, “We need to invest in these kinds of programs… In an international economy, knowledge, and knowledge of language, is power.” Since then, the number of DLI

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Education, NewsStudentsStudy Abroad

When it comes to deciding on a foreign language to learn, there are often many variables that come into play. Depending on the circumstances and motivations underlying the decision to learn another language, individuals will weight certain factors differently. Today, many high schools and liberal arts colleges require a certain

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Studying abroad
Study Abroad

If you’re someone who enjoys traveling, or dreams of traveling in the future, studying abroad as a college student is likely an academic option you’ve at least considered. And while the idea of of traveling overseas and experiencing a foreign culture can be thrilling, in order to get the most

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Education, NewsStudents

Many students aspire to attend college, but not all of them are ready for the challenges of applying, attending or paying for postsecondary education. At a time when getting into college seems more difficult each year, there is a shortage of college and guidance counselors due to budget cuts and other

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Graduation
Students

In today’s world, dropping out of high school is a sure way to end your ability to make a secure living. In 2009, individuals over 18 years old who had not completed high school or earned their General Educational Certificate (GED) made approximately $20,241 annually –$10,386 less than a high school graduate and less than

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Education, NewsStudents

If you have a child attending school, getting involved in his or her learning is a must. Research by various groups over the past 3 decades points to the positive impact a parent’s relationship with school has on a child. From research groups, including the National Coalition for Parent Involvement (NCPI), to

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Education, News

Cell phones are everywhere and have undeniably become an integral part of everyday life. Everyone from teens to seniors seems to have one on their person —  even toddlers know how to use them for games and entertainment!  Just a few years ago, cell phones were simply used to speak with someone.

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Classroom
Classroom, eLearningEducation, News

Magnet schools came into being at the end of the 1960s and early in the 1970s as an alternative to busing children to school during the desegregation movement. The intent was to combine various cultural and ethnic groups from one area together in one school. This purpose has since changed.

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study abroad
Financial Aid, TuitionStudy Abroad

Studying abroad is an alluring and adventurous alternative to spending another semester at your home university and in the same culture you’ve been accustomed to your entire life. Taking the traveler’s route and studying abroad for a semester, however, can be expensive. Luckily, there are ways to make this dream a

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School breakfast program
Education, NewsStudents

No child should ever go to school hungry. Yet, according to the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), nearly 16 million children live in homes struggling with hunger. In a country where food is not scarce, that number is far too high. In order to make sure students are fed, it is essential

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Classroom, eLearningFinancial Aid, Tuition

There is little doubt that attending private school is expensive. While in the past, it was prohibitively so, this is no longer the case. A private school education is no longer out of reach of those who want their children to attend what are considered some of the top-notch educational

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Classroom, eLearning

In education theory and actual practice, one issue continually causes parents, teachers and politicians to take to the streets or at least the internet. This is the issue of class size. It is one reason why parents send their children to private schools. Yet, does small class size have any

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Classroom, eLearning

If you are planning on sending your child to private school, before you make any moves towards finding the right school, make sure this is something both you and your child want. You have to seriously consider what the child wants if this is to be a successful decision for

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Classroom, eLearning

Private schools have been around for centuries in the United States. In fact, they were the first systems of education in the country. Before public education made its appearance, all children who could afford it went to private schools. After the introduction of the public school system, parents continued to

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