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Money Management for College Students

Freshman are heading off to college this time of year armed with a dozen years of schooling and probably a smart phone more powerful than the mainframes their parents used in the campus computer lab. They’re ready to learn and they’re ready for the independence college promises. But have they learned anything about how to [...]

When a New-Tech Model and Business-as-Usual Collide

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District opened a new style of high schools in 2010, “New Tech” high schools that focus on teaching through projects rather than lectures and on integrating technology into the classroom. The New Tech schools are part of a national network of like schools: In addition to the different style of teaching, [...]

Five Ways to Reduce Pay-to-Play

  Jack / Flickr As we reported earlier, public education isn’t exactly free these days. State budget cuts and failed local levies have left Ohio’s schools desperate to trim costs and still maintain services. That leaves parents paying for what schools can no longer afford, including fees for extracurricular activities. This week, Education Week suggests [...]

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