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Archive for June, 2008

The Detroit Public Schools….

June 30, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

are finalizing a 1.1 billion dollar budget that includes hundreds of layoffs and other cuts to avoid a shutdown of district operations by Tuesday.

In a secondary article they look at other school districts in the area that are making cuts to arts, teachers, and athletics.

Starinewd School District Budgets…

June 30, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

get looked at by an article from the Dallas Morning News.

The Dallas Morning News Reports….

June 30, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on some schools that get some “exceptions” which gets them to boost their state rating even though the school falls short on exams.

The Houston Chronicle Reports….

June 30, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on parents hiring tutors in the summer time for elementary grade kids in order for them to get an edge in school in the fall.

Unless the kid is really behind I would say this is overkill.

The Hartford Courant Reports….

June 30, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on the ACT exam and why it might be a better a choice for you than the SAT exam.

Independent 529 Plan Article…

June 30, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Christian Science Monitor reports on Dickinson College that is offering this type of plan, but they are going to 4% back on money invested into the plan.