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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 »

American Education System Hindered By High Social Stress, Study Says

American education system stress

Despite a middling reputation among developed nations for America’s public school system, its universities take an impressive 10 of the top 15 slots of QS‘ World’s Best Universities ranking, rounding out the number one slot with MIT. Still, America’s public education system has a lot to learn from the world’s other most developed studies, according… Read more »

Second Amendment Education Act Would Include Curriculum Written By The NRA

Second Amendment Education Act would teach about gun laws 3 weeks per year.

The Second Amendment Education Act is a response to zero-tolerance laws that have punished children for such gun-related references as breakfast-pastry-shapes and fictional stories about shooting dinosaurs. South Carolina legislator Alan Clemmons proposed that, to counter-balance such extremes, schools needed to ensure that children knew about the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. While most… Read more »

Emotions About Valentine’s Day 2015 From ‘Men Versus Women’ Research

Couple at Theme Park

From a man’s perspective, as far back as can be remembered, Valentine’s Day has been about women and a woman’s holiday. Essentially, this is still the case. However, women also seem to purchase a number of gifts for themselves, pets, friends, family and kids. Research findings from Assistant Professor Angeline Close at the University of… Read more »

Civics Exam For U.S. High Schoolers? Indiana Thinks So

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Indiana students who want to graduate high school may have one more hurdle to jump to get their diploma. Education lawmakers in the Hoosier state believe that in order to graduate, students should have to take the same civics test immigrants must take to become U.S. citizens. According to the Civics Education Initiative campaign, Indiana… Read more »

Planned Parenthood Teaching Sex Education In California, Parents Irate Over Methods

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Planned Parenthood. Depending on if an individual is liberal or conservative, the company started by Margaret Sanger either provides a civil service or masqueraded eugenics. The Inquisitr reported numerous times on Planned Parenthood, that latest being the company’s ads that directly attack Republicans and their view on over-the-counter birth control. In retaliation, many registered Republicans… Read more »