My Advice for High School Graduates: Learn a Trade
In the classic 1960s movie The Graduate, a family friend offers Dustin Hoffman, the recent graduate, one word of advice: “plastics.” My advice for today’s high school graduates: “learn a trade.” Unfortunately, there’s a historic stigma about “voc-ed,” the result of snobbery toward certain occupations.
How does the Church Respond to Suicide?
The news of Robin Williams’ death is heartbreaking, as is any news of the death of one of our heroes. Just as was the news of mega-church pastor Rick Warren’s son’s suicide. I can understand Williams…
How to Ease Your Child's Kindergarten Jitters
Help your child transition to kindergarten smoothly with some of these ideas for reducing anxiety and making goodbyes easier.
How to Choose a Child Care Center
The task of choosing a child care center for the first time can be daunting - let Primary Beginnings make it easy for you with these simple instructions.
National School Boards Association Names “20 to Watch” Education Technology Leaders
Professional development and digital citizenship are key themes Alexandria, Va. (March 4, 2016) – The National School Boards Association's (NSBA) Technology Leadership Network (TLN) announces its “20 to Watch” honorees for 2015-2016. These education leaders from across the country are being recognized for their ability to inspire colleagues to explore and embrace innovative technology solutions and instructional strategies that contribute to high-quality learning experiences for all students. Honorees are from: Alabama, California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Why High School Non-completers Deserve the Attention of Career Schools
Learn more about this student's transition from homelessness to student ambassador. See how she accomplished this through Dorsey Schools' high school completion program.
REPORT: More than 100 injured, others trapped after train crashes in New Jersey
Fox News reports at least three people have died and more than 100 have been injured after a train crash at Hoboken Train Station in Hoboken, New Jersey.Train 1614 traveling the Pascack Valley Line, left Spring Valley, New York, around 6:23 a.m., CT, bound for Hoboken.New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says all passengers who were trapped on the train have been removed and taken to local hospitals to be treated for injuries.
6 Orlando Area Elementary Schools Make Top 25 In State List
Over 1/5 of the top 25 elementary schools in the state of Florida are located in the Orlando area according to a new survey by niche.com!
FAQ: Why does the Church care about Marriage?
In this 5-week series, MUR is going over a few of the FAQs on our website. This week we look at FAQ #10: Why does the Catholic Church care so much about marriage? Short answer: Because it’s such a good thing for people and for society. In fact, nothing really compares to marriage when it …
The Moral Center of Meritocracy Collapses
Family life itself has become part of the battleground of the classes.