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  • VOD Channel Launch
    VOD Channel for Wind Storm Cloud Media films and more
    The anticipation of thousands of worldwide participants for the premiere and release of the first Wind Storm Cloud Media feature film slightly waned following the American Film Market in November. Their hope for a theatrical release independent of...
  • Teachers
    Changes in educational policy
    Requirements for teacher licensures have been steadily increasing throughout the past 15 years. Back when I was getting my degree, I had to pass a Basic Skills Test, which assessed and made sure I had the basic skills to teach.Now, preservice...
  • Illegal children
    Immigration reform: Decisions carry cost and responsibility
    America is a nation in which children and people live in poverty. It is a nation in which the Middle Class has come to an economic standstill and is eroding in numbers. Conservatives in government think that is alright because it is just part of...
  • Bilingual Education
    The benefits of dual language programs in schools
    In today’s landscape, we are seeing more diversity in our neighborhoods, schools, and workplace. Extensive academic experience learning a second language may considerably help job candidates. This results in a marked degree of visibility and...
  • Education Reform
    Education reform, it must take place in the appropriate venue.
    Education reform has been occurring for years. Reform has taken place for a variety of different causes, issues, movements, or reasons. It has occurred on a variety of different fronts, deriving from diverse origins, and stemmed from a number of...
  • Teacher-prep Reform
    Education Department: Plans for improving teacher-preparation programs
    Currently, teacher preparation programs are failing to produce derivatives of fidelity and plans so that public agencies can evaluate the effectiveness of these programs. A large majority of universities do not conduct further implementation after...
  • Fiverr changes mutual cancellation policy
    Fiverr changes mutual cancellation policy
    On June 5, 2014, Fiverr announced in their blog of a new change in policy regarding “mutual cancellations”. Fiverr is a freelance website where Buyers and Sellers can trade thousands of different services starting at only $5 per order...
  • Bowe Bergdahl
    American media's limited bandwidth for news
    American media's limited bandwidth for news describes the meaning of a headline by The Hill titled: "Bowe Bergdahl's release bumps VA scandal from political spotlight."Can they walk, talk, and chew at the same time? Reading a...
  • Celebrate Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's return
    Celebrate Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's return
    While critics bash Obama for negotiating with the Taliban, Americans are celebrating Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s return from captivity. No one feels good about freeing prisoners from Guantanamo, but we don’t know the details about the...
  • School Reform
    Obama: 100 million for college-prep, apprenticeships
    In March of 2014, Obama announced two new contingencies that will aim to better train students for " in-demand jobs in the future" at the high school and college levels.The proposed Youth CareerConnect grant allocation could provide...
  • Las Vegas fire department under fire by American Medical Response
    Las Vegas fire department under fire by American Medical Response
    Las Vegas fire department paramedics are being accused of cherry picking calls and responding to the more upper class neighborhoods in Vegas. A research firm called Applied Analysis researched the data on emergency response calls in Vegas. Applied...
  • STEM
    The federal STEM push: $3.1 billion in the wrong direction
    The U.S. Department of Education has been advocating for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education in schools for several years now for the primary reason of filling the pipeline of qualified candidates to later enter the growing...
  • Got food?
    By 2022 Republicans will be eating Democrats
    At least one science writer portends the possibility. Does anyone remember Paul Roberts, author of The End of Oil and also The End of Food? He still predicts the dire day in 2022 when Earth runs out of food to feed the vastly overpopulated planet....
  • Senator Joe Manchin, West Virginia
    Climate is changing and everyone will feel it
    On a day when the Washington Post reports that over 4,000 congress-ordered reports go unread as a wasteful use of taxpayers money, the Guardian reports “Climate change is a clear and present danger.” Hopefully some sincere government...
  • Education Budget
    Education budget priorities
    As an instructor in higher education, I have the opportunity to be the last evaluator of college students entering the teaching profession. My objectives are aligned with Obama's education priorities of establishing competitive programs that...