David McCullough

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Name: David McCullough
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Melissa Benn: “Our current school system is very divided, fragmented and hierarchical”

As exam results are picked apart for political implications, and school bags are packed for a new term, we ask a simple question.Some people believe school is just a place of childcare, others see it as a rigorous preparation for the global jobs market. ... [Published The Big Issue - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday loneliest day for elderly

Sunday is the loneliest day of the week for older people, with many missing contact with their family, new research has shown.A study by the Royal Voluntary Service found that a third of over-65s wished they could sit down to a meal with their family ... [Published BT.com - Aug 31 2014]
Entities: David McCullough
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Linda Hall Library Announces Fall Lecture Series Featuring Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author & Historian David McCullough on October 2

Other Notable Experts – from the Smithsonian to the International Space Station – Take Attendees to Deep Sea and SpaceKansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) August 29, 2014The Linda Hall Library Fall Lecture Series will transport attendees to the Panama Canal, ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Alfred McCullough, 90

Alfred McCullough, of Broken Bow, passed away Aug. 21, 2014 in Broken Bow. Visitation were at Govier Brother’s Mortuary Aug. 24, 2014.Funeral services were at the Berean Church, Broken Bow Monday, Aug.25 with the Rev. Larry DeMoss officiating. Burial ... [Published Custer County Chief - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Eton headmaster: “We over-examine and under-educate”

In an interview with The Big Issue, Tony Little, who has led Eton College since 2002, said a good school should be defined by more than just exam results.“We test and examine more than any other country in western Europe,” said Mr Little, who will retire ... [Published The Big Issue - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Labor Day 2014 Quotes

“The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.”-Stanley J. Randall“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”-Aristotle“Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Parenting techniques to avoid at all costs

Parenting stereotypes have been around for almost as long as parents themselves – we’re pretty sure Pushy Cavemum was sending her little darlings out with the mammoth hunt as soon as they could walk.Recent additions to the parental pool have included ... [Published BT.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Parenting mumbo-jumbo: decoded

From 'snowplough' and 'helicopter' to 'tiger mothers', what does any of this parenting mumbo-jumbo really mean? Before child-rearing "experts" began selling books telling us how to love our children, people who had offspring were simply "parents" (a noun). ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Are you a 'snowplough parent'?

We've all heard the term 'helicopter parent' but there's a new term being bandied about - the 'snowplough parent'.Snowplough parents clear every obstacle form their child's path leaving the way clear but also piling on the pressure for their child to ... [Published Netmums - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

McCullough wins second term as mayor

Cheatham County mayor David McCullough and his wife, Megan (left) and assistant Amber Locke, calculate election results in his office after the polls closed. McCullough beat challengers Mary MacRae and Don Cochran to win a second term. (Photo:Randy Moomaw/The ... [Published Tennessean - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteer scheme in funding boost

Comments (0)A VOLUNTEER group has scooped a share of a £2 million funding boost.NHS England the Royal Voluntary Service East Midlands division, which covers South Derbyshire, will be one of eight projects receiving cash to help provide extra support ... [Published Burton Mail - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Government provides £2.6m to hospital volunteers to help older people in winter

The Cabinet Office and a consortium including NHS England are to provide £2.6m to support voluntary organisations and volunteers working in hospitals over the winter period.The bulk of the money, £2m, will be made available through the Reducing Winter ... [Published ThirdSector - Aug 08 2014]

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David McCullough, Royal Voluntary Service chief executive, said: "it is clear that, for many older people, sunday can be a day to endure rather than to look forward to."
Not, says McCullough, that any of this is intended. "if you do not get into one of the top 30 to 50 colleges, you are in for a very hard time in life - that's the thinking driving all this" he explains

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Melissa Benn: “Our current school system is ver... [Published The Big Issue - Sep 01 2014]
Sunday loneliest day for elderly [Published BT.com - Aug 31 2014]
Linda Hall Library Announces Fall Lecture Serie... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
Linda Hall Library Announces Fall Lecture Serie... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 29 2014]
Alfred McCullough, 90 [Published Custer County Chief - Aug 28 2014]
Lineup for 2014-15 Baltimore Speakers Series an... [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 28 2014]
This week in history: George Washington retreat... [Published Deseret Morning News - Aug 27 2014]
Educating Yorkshire's Michael Steer: Teaching i... [Published The Big Issue - Aug 27 2014]
Paul W. Dumont [Published Journal Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
Eton headmaster: “We over-examine and under-edu... [Published The Big Issue - Aug 27 2014]
Labor Day 2014 Quotes [Published Examiner.com - Aug 27 2014]
Parenting techniques to avoid at all costs [Published BT.com - Aug 26 2014]
Parenting mumbo-jumbo: decoded [Published Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
opinion | Martin F. Nolan Obama’s Kennedy [Published Boston Globe - Aug 26 2014]
Pawn shop buys Lincoln signature for $50, worth... [Published WSOC-TV - Aug 25 2014]
Issue 1117 [Published The Big Issue - Aug 25 2014]
Are you a 'snowplough parent'? [Published Netmums - Aug 25 2014]
Parents who clear every obstacle in their offsp... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 24 2014]
Lying in repose of Albert Reynolds at Dublin’s ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 23 2014]
Father Brian D’Arcy to lead prayers at State Fu... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 22 2014]
Mayor’s Back to School Bash a success [Published Tennessean - Aug 21 2014]
Ferguson Cop Beaten Almost Unconscious Before S... [Published Atlanta Daily World - Aug 21 2014]
Ferguson cop who shot Michael Brown had serious... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 20 2014]
Ferguson Cop Had 'Serious Facial Injury,' Sourc... [Published WGOW 1150 AM - Aug 20 2014]
Commission roundup: Williamson resigns from Sch... [Published Tennessean - Aug 20 2014]
County welcomes two new fire tankers [Published Tennessean - Aug 20 2014]
Volunteer groups to get £2m to support vulnerab... [Published Binleys - Aug 18 2014]
On Presidential Leadership [Published Heartlander Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
J.D.M. Stewart: The Panama Canal — the path bet... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 15 2014]
Probation services criticised over child protec... [Published Children & Young People Now - Aug 14 2014]
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J.D.M. Stewart: The Panama Canal — the path bet... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 15 2014]
Much of the world’s attention this month, historically speaking, has been focused on the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. Less attention has been paid to what author David McCullough calls “one of the supreme human achievements ...
Radio revolution [Published Harvard Gazette - Aug 08 2014]
It’s May 3, 1971, early morning. A small, shaggy group of young reporters, most barely experienced, fans out across Washington, D.C., Sony TC-100 tape recorders in hand. The assignment: to cover a local demonstration. Coalescing not far from their ...
13 TV Finales to Catch in August [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 30 2014]
During a typically slow month as television is on a hiatus for the summer, there are only a handful of series seeing finales in August. Here’s a list of the 13 shows that will wrap up this month. source: NBC Crossbones – Saturday, August 2 NBC’s ...
A Bunch of War Buffs Just Dropped $10M on an Ar... [Published Wired Danger Room - Jul 16 2014]
Some military buffs like touring old battlefields, reading Stephen Ambrose or David McCullough, or just watching Patton on repeat. Jacques Littlefield, on the other hand, collected tanks. And this weekend, much of his arsenal was put up for auction, giving ...
A Bunch of War Buffs Just Dropped $10M on an Ar... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 16 2014]
Some military buffs like touring old battlefields, reading Stephen Ambrose or David McCullough, or just watching Patton on repeat. Jacques Littlefield, on the other hand, collected tanks. And this weekend, much of his arsenal was put up for auction, giving ...
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