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  • Fight for educational savings accounts gets heated in Nevada
    Fight for educational savings accounts gets heated in Nevada
    Following news that the ACLU of Nevada has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Nevada’s Education Savings Account (ESA) Program, Institute for Justice (IJ) Senior Attorney Tim Keller issued the following statement today,...
  • Albuquerque school official on the run after Denver child sex abuse charges come to light
    Albuquerque educator on the run after Denver child sex abuse charges revealed
    Timothy "Jason" Martinez quit his job abruptly last week as the deputy superintendent of Albuquerque Public Schools. Now it’s come to light that Martinez, who worked previously in Denver Public Schools, was arrested in Colorado in...
  • Fashion news source ‘Business of Fashion’ launches education section complete with free courses
    ‘Business of Fashion’ launches education section with top fashion schools list
    The first article, published Aug. 24, on the brand new Business of Fashion “Education” page dives right into a tough question, “is fashion education selling a false dream?” This question is brought up after survey conducted...
  • We must have a ‘binding force’ to hold politicians to educational promises
    We must have a ‘binding force’ to hold politicians to educational promises
    In a NEA Today article by Amanda Litvinov, ‘These Kids Are Just Pawns': The Rising Toll of Inequitable School Funding, and as stated in the article’s preamble----Most lawmakers agree that low- income students, like all children,...
  • Malala
    Education activist Malala Yousafzai achieves straight-A's
    While many students in the UK are finding out the results of their standardized GCSE test this weekend, Malala Yousafzai’s father took to Twitter to share his daughter’s results, and it’s safe to say that she did pretty well....
  • Glenn Beck
    Glenn Beck lists fifteen cities for his followers to avoid
    Glenn Beck is known for statements that have a tendency to be a bit overblown at times, but his latest bombast has millions of people scratching their heads. Known for preparing for what he views as the inevitable collapse of society, he will...
  • homeschooling
    Homeschoolers benefit as states loosen regulations
    The controversy over the quality of a homeschool education versus a traditional setting education has been around as long as homeschooling has. This school year, as some states have loosened the homeschool requirements, more parents are opting to...
  • 2015 back to school product review
    2015 back to school product review
    The Examiner Parenting Panel has tested lunch supplies, fall gear and educational toys to help you send your child back to school prepared and excited for the new school year. Moms, dads, grandmas and kids all pitched in to find the best back to...
  • Stephanie Dunn
    School's strict dress code regarding exposed collarbone is severely criticized
    In Woodford County, Kentucky, students and parents are calling a school’s dress code too strict – if not totally ridiculous. The students and parents have united to campaign against a school district’s dress code that doesn&rsquo...
  • Puppy Love
    How owning a dog teaches children responsibility
    Taking care of a pet is a big responsibility, particularly if you decide to adopt a puppy or dog. As a parent, we sometimes cringe when our children beg for a puppy because we know it will mean more work, time and extra chores. Dog experts like...
  • August's Perseids Meteor Showers are awesome to watch
    No matter where you look there was a shooting star
    While walking home from a movie and looking up towards the moon, we saw shooting stars. We stood absolutely still watching these shooting stars flying all over: No matter where you looked, there was a shooting star.Every year, near the end of July...
  • Robot and child
    Recent trend in after school activities
    The hottest trend in after-school activities is called STEM – science, technology, engineering and math. Being a nerd is not required, but learning and being passionate about these fields is welcomed.STEM programs are popping up all over the...
  • Never too late to return to college for pro athletes
    Pro athletes show it is never too late to return to college
    There are certain demands that come with completing college or university in pursuit of a degree. A person returning to college after years away from academics requires mental demands, physical demands, and effectively scheduling and balancing...
  • RESP spending – know your options
    RESP spending – know your options
    You’re finally ready to start tapping into the investments you’ve been building in that Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) you’ve nurtured over the years. Here are some ideas on how to get the most from it.Know your options...
  • Hillary Clinton speaks
    Making college more affordable is why it costs so much
    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders seem to be competing to see who can give out the most free candy at taxpayer expense. This time it’s higher education they are trying to make “free” (read “paid by you and me”) What...
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