Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Model Student

When you think of what the model student looks like, you probably imagine someone who gets good grades, participates in extracurricular activities, and maybe has a good attendance record. Although those are definitely positive attributes for a student to have, … Continue reading

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For-Profit Colleges Under Scrutiny

It seems obvious to say that not all colleges are created equal. There is a big difference between Harvard and your local community college. But there is an even greater divide between the typical college system and for-profit educational institutions. … Continue reading

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More Proof About Sleep Benefits

We have written before about the benefits of sleep for students. Now a new study further demonstrates how sleep can be helpful in learning. An article in Business Week talks about a recent study in which volunteers were given words … Continue reading

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Pay for Performance

It’s not a novel idea – paying teachers for how well they teach – but it has taken a long time to catch on in the public school system. Prince William County is the latest to adopt the move. Prince … Continue reading

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