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First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Groups Scholars Program to offer 4-year funding

From IDS ReportsThe Groups Scholars program has struggled with four-year graduation rates hovering between 25 and 36 percent in recent years, according to a press release.Until now, the program, designed to entice and retain first-generation, low-income ... [Published - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

All Aboard? Aim for Perfect Employee Retention When Hiring.

It's happened to many people: A new employee walks into a new workplace on the first day, and no one knows anything about him.My friend had one of those experiences. He went out to lunch on his first day with the CEO, which sounded great -- how many people ... [Published - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Which Internships Really Pay Off? LinkedIn Pulled the Data.

Jeremy Kaposy / ShutterstockWhat are the chances your internship will (literally) pay off? LinkedIn is putting some science behind the question.The company’s data science team pulled information from the site’s 300 million members to determine which industries ... [Published Recode - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Can skills training increase employment for young women? The case of Liberia

adolescence, Adolescent, Adolescent Girls, adulthood, advocacy efforts, afternoon sessions, age groups, age of marriage, agricultural production, attendance rate, average ...See More + attendance, basic literacy, behavior change, casual partners, changes ... [Published World Bank - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Strategies for calling it a day

Mr Grant Freeland began to worry about the amount of hours he put in at work when a number of talented consultants in his Boston office left. They were burnt out and desperate to have a life outside work.Serendipitously, he was contacted by Professor ... [Published Today Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Make radiant and hydronic training classes work for you

If you’re a rocker of a certain age, you know — and have probably played very loudly (on a turntable, no less) — the music of The Clash.The album “London Calling” by The Clash was released in early 1980 and, according to Rolling Stone, was the best album ... [Published Plumbing & Mechanical - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Upper Marlboro school wins nation's best high school award

advertisementStudents, staff and parents agree — it’s the community at Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School in Upper Marlboro that makes the school one of the best in the country. But now, they have an award to prove it.The Ford Neighborhood Awards, formerly ... [Published - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Flock of freshmen

DECATUR — Resident Assistant Tyler McLean wasn't surprised to see a few first-year students bringing more possessions than any dorm room could hold.But the senior from Joliet wasn't expecting a 26-foot Enterprise truck to turn onto the access road leading ... [Published Herald & Review - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Examples of happiness

To wrap up this mini-series on happiness, I’ll share with you some of the examples and quotes that I have received from readers and friends. Thank you to those of you who have shared. These are real stories, real people internally happy!• I am afraid ... [Published Taos News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Upcoming Twitter Chat: Helping New Teachers

Tens of thousands of people enter the teaching profession every year. That's a lot of people who are banking not just on their preparation programs (whether six weeks or several years), but on the support of the people around them.On Wed., August 20 at ... [Published Education Week Teacher - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

3 Sacred Rules of College Drop-Off

Michael Braun viaThank goodness for second chances.Moving my first daughter into college was a nasty, bumbling mess. It's an entertaining story that I would love to tell you, but I don't come off looking very good. Let's just leave it at that.I've had ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Retention rate round-up: firms announce how many qualifiers they will keep

A number of firms have confirmed how many newly-qualified (NQ) solicitors they will retain in Autumn 2014. While some , the majority of law firms offer NQ roles for autumn. Those announced so far include:Several firms have recorded a 100% autumn retention ... [Published - Aug 18 2014]


...To drive home this point, I turn to Buffett. In his 1987 letter to shareholders, he wrote: "Only 25 of the 1,000 companies [in a Fortune magazine study] met two tests of economic excellence – an average return on equity of over 20% in the ten years, 1977 through 1986, and no year worse than 15%. These business superstars were also stock market superstars: During the decade 24 of the 25 outperformed the S&P 500."
...We just had to say, "on this issue, we disagree." At the same time, we said, "we need more state support, not less state support for higher education." If you look at our budget, $1.1 billion, the state provided about $180 million...
"I am overjoyed to hear that IU is making this investment in the Groups Scholars Program," Rep. Cherrish Pryor, D-Indianapolis, said in the release. "As an alumna of Groups, I can honestly say it was a critical component to my success as an IU student in Bloomington."
"It is absolutely a phenomenal experience to be able to have this extended time to graduate" she said. "I am more than glad I came back."

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