Quantcast

Latest Academic transfer Stories

2014-05-20 23:16:25

One hundred forty four students and over thirty educators met in collaboration with leaders from the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP), Jobs for the Future and Bard Early College in an effort to gain Congressional support for Early College and Dual Enrollment programs nationwide. Students, ages 15-18, from seventeen MCNC affiliated schools encompassing nine states met with their congressional representatives and their legislative staffs to lobby for funding of...

Your High School Grade Point Average Could Affect Your Income
2014-05-19 03:08:44

University of Miami A team of researchers led by Michael T. French, professor of health economics at the University of Miami (UM), finds that high school grade point average (GPA) is a strong predictor of future earnings. The findings, published recently in the Eastern Economic Journal, show that a one-point increase in high school GPA raises annual earnings in adulthood by around 12 percent for men and 14 percent for women. Although previous studies have found a relationship between...

2014-05-06 08:38:08

Significant jump in inquiries for new work; slight decline in billings; more firms plan to hire. WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Landscape architecture firms are reporting overall stability, according to the American Society of Landscape Architects' first quarter 2014 Business Quarterly survey. The survey indicated a quarter-to-quarter surge in inquiries from potential clients for new work, with a slight dip in billable hours. Hiring plans grew slightly from the last...

2014-04-29 23:16:50

Middle College National Consortium high school students from across the country will be lobbying Congress on May 1st in support of increased funding for Dual Enrollment Programs and Middle/Early College High Schools. In conjunction with this lobbying effort, Senator Christopher Coons, (Dem) from Delaware, has agreed to host an open Congressional briefing session on the need for increased funding for Dual Enrollment Programs and Middle Early College High Schools. New York, NY (PRWEB) April...

2014-03-12 04:22:46

Educators share rubrics and lesson plans designed to help improve classroom instruction and evaluate student assignments OAKLAND, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced Teaching Tools, an online resource for instructors at all levels to share rubrics and lesson plans with their colleagues. Teaching Tools already has more than 40 items, including rubrics aligned to the Common Core State Standards, and...

2014-02-20 12:31:31

District-wide license supported by custom training program helps instructors improve student evaluation across diverse population OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced that Phoenix Union High School District has licensed Turnitin for its sixteen high schools, allowing teachers in every discipline to check the work of more than 27,000 students for originality, as well as grade assignments and...

2013-09-18 23:20:37

Online Class Help brings new language course options, Graduate-level class-taking, last-minute homework help and essay specials for a worry-free Fall 2013 Semester. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Online Class Help, the class-taking service for successful adult students, proudly announced new class coverage for the Fall 2013 semester. Online Class Help is a US-based company that gets students a 3.0 or higher in any class, by either helping or taking any assignment for them. The...

2013-07-25 13:56:34

Attribution errors in candidates' performance seen in college, job applications Professionals evaluating graduate school or job applicants frequently attribute applicants' credentials to their personal qualities rather than their circumstances, according to research published July 24 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Samuel Swift from the University of California, Berkeley and colleagues from other institutions. Higher grading schools and work environments that make it easier to...

2013-07-18 23:17:03

The National Quality Forum (NQF) will soon launch two tools during a July 26th webinar designed to help users navigate the many healthcare quality measurement and reporting resources available to them. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 The National Quality Forum (NQF) will soon launch two tools during a July 26th webinar (http://bit.ly/15GUZNK) designed to help users navigate the many healthcare quality measurement and reporting resources available to them. Developed with support from...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.