Los Angeles Teachers Strike Gaining National Attention

In Los Angeles, tensions are rising as the teachers strike gains nationwide attention. The main thing that teachers are fighting for are contract negotiations between the union and the school district. The union is claiming that there is illegal activity going on. Los Angeles Unified School District officials issued the following statement: “Students and families […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • September 4, 2018
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Thousands Sign Petition To Replace Betsy DeVos with LeBron James

Lebron James’ fans started a petition to replace Betsy DeVos as education secretary after the NBA star started a school in the neighborhood where he grew up in Akron Ohio. Thousands of people have signed the petition and the document may be sent to President Trump. Sections of the petition read: “Unfortunately, Trump and his […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 13, 2018
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Discover will offer college scholarship for employees

It’s a great day for Discover employees Discover will follow the lead of Walmart and various other companies, offering its employees a scholarship pursuing a degree related to business or computer science. According to Discover, the scholarship is available for seven different majors and will cover tuition and fees, books, and supplies. 99% of workers […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 13, 2018
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Walmart will help employees pay for college

Today is a good day for Walmart workers The company announced Wednesday that any worker that pursues an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in business or supply chain management will receive a scholarship. Employees will have to pay $1 per day for their education, and Walmart will cover the rest – tuition, fees, and books. The […]
  • Ben Norman
  • May 30, 2018
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McDonald’s reduced tax rate led to education opportunity

McDonald’s have allocated $150 million into the Archways to Opportunity program.  The funds came as a result of the lowered income tax rate, a change implemented by the Trump administration.  To maintain an orderly society, people must first be educated. However, in today’s society, everything has become a business deal, including education. A proper tertiary […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 31, 2018
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Guns vs. Education

Since mass shootings have become such a frequent occurrence, it is no wonder Utica College located in Upstate New York sprang into action the minute they received threats from an individual, presently unidentified, who declared themselves armed with a weapon around on campus grounds. Utica College has approximately 5000 students who attend classes on campus […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 6, 2018
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Starting school later could boost the U.S. economy by $83 million over 10 years

A recent study conducted by the RAND Corporation suggests that delaying the start of the school day until 8:30 a.m. could boost the U.S. economy by $83 billion over the course of a decade, madison.com reports. Pediatric health experts have long argued that a later start to the school day would better accommodate teenagers’ sleep […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • September 6, 2017
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Studies Show Millennials Are Making Less Than Baby Boomers

Studies are showing that millennials are earning 20 percent less than baby boomers at the same stage of life, despite being an overall better-educated group, with more opportunities for further education. At $10,090, the median net worth of millennial is also 56 percent less than it was for boomers. The advocacy group Young Invincible released […]
  • Anahit Moumjian
  • January 16, 2017
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It’s Time for Women’s Empowerment!

Empowerment is not only a word that needs to be a part of education, but it also needs to be on mentioned in the War on Sexism. I heard a  man once say to a woman,” You are one of those…” because she spread the word of empowerment to others. I could not believe what […]
  • Sabrina Ford
  • September 21, 2015
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