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Archive for July, 2008

Achive.org People Out With A New Report….

July 31, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on the American Diploma Project. The report looks at math and English standards across 33 states that are a apart of the American Diploma Project. The Achieve.org people want a common core curriculum for all states, that does not mean every single has the same standards though.

They looked at 12 states for English and it scored a 2.60 average which by the standards they have set is at least a good score.

They looked at 16 states for math and it scored a 2.63 average which by the standards they have set is at least a good score.

The Associated Press Reports On Congress….

July 31, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

that is looking at a bill today that is supposed to rein in college costs. Included in this bill is an increase in Pell grant money, better sharing of textbook price info with teachers.

The article does say this bill is 1,200 pages long!?!?!?!?!?! Does it really have to be that long in order for it to have a proper effect???

The Mercury News Out With A Report….

July 31, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

looking at teens and why they are dropping out of Santa Clara schools. Included is a video to look at as well.

Detroit News Reports On Automakers….

July 31, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

cutting back on tuition reimbursement programs

The Washignton Post Out With…..

July 31, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

its own report on the thousands of people that would up buying degrees from diploma mills.

USA Today With An Article Out….

July 31, 2008 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on schools that are being created with eco-friendly elements.