Posts Tagged by Education

‘Pretty pathetic’: Bernie Sanders throws darts at investigators looking into his wife

Bernie Sanders had terse words for federal investigators looking into his wife as part of a fraud inquiry related to her tenure as president of a small Vermont liberal-arts college. The FBI is investigating allegations that Jane Sanders made fraudulent claims and promises while seeking […]

Black Girls Are Viewed As Less Innocent Than White Girls Starting At Age 5: Study

The “adultification” of black girls leads to harsher disciplinary treatment, researchers found. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Google is dominating Apple in the classroom (GOOG)

Google products are quickly becoming the go-to in many US classrooms, a new report finds. Beating out Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows in key aspects of school computer usage, Google’s Chrome OS is the preferred operating system on the majority of school desktop computers. It’s […]

A Facebook director explains how to make your résumé stand out

Crafting “the perfect” résumé to get yourself noticed among a stack of other qualified candidates is an exercise in self-doubt. Am I using “power words”? Are these the right action verbs? Did I choose the best industry buzzwords? But obsessing over the nomenclature on your […]

Karyn Parsons Is Telling The Stories Of Little-Known Black Icons

Hilary Banks is now a history buff, y’all. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Arizona’s Mexican-American Studies Ban Goes To Trial

A judge will decide whether Republicans discriminated against Hispanic students by banning classes that focused on Latino culture. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Incoming Georgetown Student Struggles To Pay For School That Sold Her Family Into Slavery

Elizabeth Thomas received preferential status but she believes the school could be doing more. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

A signal of increasing American investor confidence means the cost of paying for college will go up

New student loan borrowers are about to pay more starting in July when the federal government increases interest rates. The rates on federal student loans will increase .69 percentage points across a slew of loan products for the 2017-2018 school year. Individuals who take out […]

This tool reveals what you’ll actually pay to go to elite colleges

A new tool for calculating the cost of college hopes to cut down on sticker shock. MyinTuition is an online questionnaire that produces an estimate for what families will actually pay for a student’s yearly tuition — as opposed to the stated price on the […]

Rihanna’s Tweeting World Leaders About Their Plans To Fund Education

We’ve known for a while now that Rihanna is a renaissance woman, but the singer’s most recent project is A+. She’s currently advocating for education funding worldwide, and calling out world leaders to get a move on it. Over the course of the last few […]