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Finland Schools Ditch ‘Subjects’ – Topics Will Be Discussed Instead, Creating Citizens That Are Professionally Ready, Not Just Academically Smart

Finland Schools Ditch ‘Subjects’ – Topics Will Be Discussed Instead

Students in Finland won’t have to study subjects. Soon, their classrooms would resemble conferences where “topics” are discussed. The education system is Finland is about to undergo a radical and fundamental change, despite enjoying the distinction of being one of the best in the world. The education department has decided to scrap the eons-old method… Read more »

Is College Worth It? Yes, But With Some Considerations

College Worth It? Yes, But...

Is college worth it? The answer for the longest time was a resounding yes, but as technologies improve and the economy becomes more about performance than anything else, do the old adages hold true? The short answer: it depends. For a number of degrees it still holds true that you’ll make more money in life… Read more »

John Legend Trades Predictability For Passion In Education

John Legend believes all students have the right to learn as individuals with individual needs.

On Tuesday, John Legend wrote an op-ed for CNN that explained his history and why he feels the education system needs to change. Born John Roger Stephens, John Legend, 36, has had amazing success in the music industry. He is a nine-time Grammy winner and has sold multiple Top 10 platinum albums. His song, “Glory,”… Read more »

Ohio Teacher Who Fears Children Sues School District For Transferring Her

Teacher Fears Children, Loses Case

If a teacher fears children, they might be best served looking for another profession. However, for Maria Waltherr-Willard, it was a reason to sue. A judge ruled on Waltherr-Willard’s case this week, siding with the defendants, Mariemont City Schools in Cincinnati. The U.S. District Court had previously reached the same decision, but Thursday’s decision was… Read more »

Florida Dad Upset Over Islam Lessons At His Son’s Public School

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Florida dad Ron Wagner is upset about a lesson about Islam in his son’s world history book. Wagner feels the text and the school has gone too far with the course instruction, which reportedly included a lesson that teaches Muhammad is the messenger of God. “Students were instructed to recite this prayer as the first… Read more »

IRS Refund 2015 Common Errors — Fix Them Or Be Delayed

IRS Refund Common Errors

In IRS Refund 2015 season, it’s easy to make errors while in the hassle to get your documents submitted. Yet, those errors might cause you delays. Here are a few common errors to double — or even triple check — before submitting your documents to the IRS. IRS Refund: Complete And Submit Online With so… Read more »