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School Choice Is One of The Biggest Decisions You Can Make

(NewsUSA) - Maybe it was a sleek, reusable water bottle. Whatever it was, most of us probably bought or received a gift last month that was marketed as eco-friendly, ethically-sourced, or giving back to the community. I believe in the wisdom of giving gifts that have multiple beneficiaries. But if there’s one area where bringing ethics and intentionality into a consumer decision can have the biggest impact, I'd focus on K-12 education.

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Tuesday 01/19/2021
How Hands-On Learners Thrive as Transportation Techs
Updated: January 22, 2021 - 2:35 am

(NewsUSA) - The arrival of the new year means new decisions for students planning their futures. Although the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has thrown many students' career plans for a loop, the increased time at home allows students and parents to reflect and explore opportunities they might not have considered. One place to start is by discovering a student's learning style.

Wednesday 01/13/2021
Let's Set An Amazing Education Record This School Choice Week
Updated: January 20, 2021 - 2:35 am

(NewsUSA) - Did you ever thumb through the Guinness Book of World Records as a kid, awed by the amazing feats? This year, families can help set records in ways that may not make headlines, but will make a difference.

Tuesday 01/05/2021
School Choice: Because Not Everyone Belongs in a STEM School
Updated: January 13, 2021 - 2:35 am

(NewsUSA) - Have you heard parents talking about "school choice" this year? The odds are good you've heard it in different ways, by different people, and as president of National School Choice Week, I want to clear it up as we celebrate this year.

Best ways to personalize your workspace and stay organized
Posted: January 05, 2021

(BPT) - Whether you're working remotely, heading into the office, or a hybrid of the two, your workspace is probably looking a little different these days. Now more than ever, it's important to make your space feel like your own and stay organized with personal touches.

Tuesday 12/15/2020
New Data: AP CSP Course is Diversifying Computer Science Pipeline
Updated: January 20, 2021 - 2:35 am

(NewsUSA) - For too long there has been a shortage of women and a lack of diversity in both computer science classrooms and in the workforce. AP Computer Science Principles, or AP CSP, was introduced by the College Board four years ago to change the invitation to computer science and address the shortage of young women and students of color entering the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Thursday 12/10/2020
How to Spark Your Child’s Interest in the Field of Education
Updated: December 15, 2020 - 2:33 am

(StatePoint) If your child is an effective communicator and a natural born leader, they may have what it takes to be an amazing teacher. However, a love of learning is fundamental to a career in education. Here are a few ways to cultivate a passion for learning and put this rewarding career path on your child’s radar:

Friday 12/04/2020
Don't Get Scammed: What to Know Before Hiring a Timeshare Exit Company
Updated: January 09, 2021 - 2:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Every year timeshare owners lose millions of dollars by hiring the wrong exit company. A lack of effective regulation has led to the proliferation of timeshare exit companies -- many of which are not able to fulfill the promises made to their customers -- prompting the Better Business Bureau to issue alerts and revoke the accreditation status on over 40 timeshare exit companies.

Thursday 12/03/2020
Are Calculators Good or Bad for Helping Kids Learn Math?
Posted: December 03, 2020

(StatePoint) If you remember your teachers and parents telling you not to rely too heavily on calculators, you may be inclined to pass on the same mindset to your own children.

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