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Not Your Dad's Lawyer

By Glenn T, published on May 31, 2009

...legal profession has, for years, expressed concern over the business model that has dominated the past two decades. Billable hours drove the prices of legal service sky-high, and demand always seemed to be outpacing the supply of capable attorneys. Despite the commoditization of legal education and bar membership, old-guard mentalities prevailed: the value of a lawyer was based largely on where he/she went to law school or multiple decades of practice. As both of these standards left comparatively few professionals to choose from, the costs went up. The labor market for this... (more)

Tags: education

Practicum: Teaching Critical Thinking In The Machine Age

By L DeSilva-Johnson, published on May 26, 2009

...illicit material into the classroom when I addressed various issues of quantum theory, conceptions of the "self" and or consciousness, now I am quite certain that these are not only useful but perhaps essential elements of a student's ability to access and participate in their own personal education (whether in the classroom or beyond) on a level neither they nor I would have imagined. 

What perhaps I will post later on with their permission is the responses to how these sorts of critical thinking, action, and writing exercises have affected the lives of these students far beyond ... (more)

Tags: education, critical thinking, creativity, quantum theory meditation

Pre-nuptials

By Seema Upadhyay, published on May 26, 2009

...how can the women safeguard their interest? The answer is simple if you are a working woman; please maintain a separate savings account along with a joint account with your spouse. Start saving if you have not already done. Ensure that both you and your spouse save for your children’s education and future.

Many women make the mistake of returning the jewelry to their spouse after the separation or the divorce and in all the cases the spouse and his family readily accept the jewelry back. Nisha and Sneha did the same since they were hurt in the relationship but Sharon, a... (more)

Tags: education

Disappearing Behind Them: Phasing Out Failing Small Schools

By Digidave, published on May 21, 2009

...on the responsibility and said ‘This is what we want to do. If we’re not doing well how can we do better?’ and other places we haven’t seen the successes we’ve wanted from the (small school) movement.”

However, parents, teachers and Oakland education experts worry that the district is providing uneven levels of financial and administrative support to many schools, causing a decline in achievement for some small schools located in the Oakland flatlands. Some educators and parents worry that the district is also putting its cookie... (more)

Tags: california, environment, education

Immigration: Economy Friend Or Foe?

By Christopher Wager, published on May 17, 2009

...of employment, while they do not in others. For example, the average laborer in the U.S has lost on average $1,700.00 or 4% annually. Additional information provided by studies done by Harvard economist George Borjas suggests this estimate to be even higher for those without a high school education, about 7.4%. What his studies go on to suggest is that the higher the level of education a person has the less impact the influx of immigrants has on their wages. Education works as an insulator.

However, according to information provided by a report produced by the... (more)

Tags: california, education

A Government Paid Cook!

By Risa Peris, published on May 15, 2009

... to office. Hacker is astonished by ‘nuclear’ politics and the Trident missile situation that he decides to make a difference. Yes, that is right. He decides to be a politician that cares. He wants to bring hope to Britain and, in one fell swoop, cure problems with defense, unemployment and education. If Bush had been involved it would have been called the Leave No Britain Behind Bill. Sir Humphrey, played by a deliciously ambiguous Nigel Hawthorne, convinces Hacker that any action addressing a matter of national concern would be ill advised as the PM may not be able to attain the PR coup ... (more)

Tags: gymnastics, terrorism, iran, education, obama

Truth Or Dare Part 2

By Credo, published on May 10, 2009

...For one thing the truth will set you free from the hypocrisy of religion. This world has been greatly lied to by the powers that be (by means of religion the other nations have fornicated with the beast, they have fooled the entire world) about everything, religion, politics, our general education, it has all been controlled; his-story has replaced the truth and science has replaced the faith in a creator of among all things with one of his own creations, the science of evolution.  Man (the powers that be) has worshipped everything under the sun including the sun, God was not pleased... (more)

Tags: new york, religion, jesus, movie, california, israel, education

Human Rights Education For All People Needed

By Andreas Klamm, published on May 7, 2009

By Andreas KlammNew York / London / Paris. May 7, 2009. People need to be informed about their human rights and they need education in human rights. Thomas Hammarberg, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has published a statement in concern of the human rights and how people should claim their human rights. Thomas Hammarberg, Council of Europe Commissioner for the Human Rights has declared: "Human rights can only be realized if people are informed about their rights and know how to use them. Education about human rights is therefore central to the effective implementation... (more)

Tags: new york, france, education, germany

20th Annual Black Business Expo

By Ricky Ricardo, published on May 2, 2009

...Administrator Timothy E. Wanamaker stated “Inglewood is fast becoming a Gateway of opportunity in the Southbay.” He also spoke about the two key projects in the City: Economic and Community Developments.

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa stressed the importance of education and the having the ability to read and write to succeed in life. He encourage the youth to take advantage of the Summer Work programs and encourage the youth to focus on being socially responsible entrepreneurs-to give back to the community. Mayor Villaraigosa and Mayor Dorn were part of the... (more)

Tags: los angeles, california, environment, music, education

It's Not Easy Being Green!

By pennylane986, published on Apr 27, 2009

...said. They strive to reduce the waste stream as they are starting vegetable beds that will grow crops to be used later on for compost production. Pacifica Gardens receives Green Waste from Food Town and the Pacifica Farmer’s Market, and they intend to use their garden beds for the school education program, where students come at the end of May and learn about the plant life cycle, with produce harvested given to Saint Edmund’s and the Pacifica Resource Center. A small group of volunteers was out at Mori Point, working on trash clean-up and habitat restoration. The smiling faces of... (more)

Tags: san francisco, music, education, japan

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