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Students Affected By Sandy Are Offered To Take Advantage of Online Learning Options

 

The New York City Department of Education has taken steps to prevent students, whose schools and homes were damaged or destroyed by the Hurricane Sandy, from missing out on their academic work. Those students who are not able to attend classes have been offered to take advantage of online learning options available to them.

Most schools in the city have already returned to normal and operate on their regular schedule; however there are still dozens of them, which are flooded,…

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Baltimore Public Schools Are Seeking To Replace Suspension with a More Beneficial Form of Punishment

 

Public schools around the country are struggling to find a way to deal with the problem of students who need remedial help or face suspension for disreputable misconduct. Some offer in-school suspension options such as evening remedial programs, Saturday classes and lunchtime sessions, others choose the path of least resistance and have such students expelled. However, there is a public high school in 84,000-student Baltimore district, which seems to have found its own solution…

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Brooklyn’s New High School Offers a Pathway to the Future

Last year Brooklyn’s Crown Heights in New York City was the stage for a new school experiment. P-Tech, which stands for Pathways In Technology Early College High School, is a unique place created through the efforts of NYC and IBM, where students can earn both a high school diploma and an associate degree in computer science and the related fields. Besides, it is here that students have a chance to first try their hand at IT jobs.

IBM, which is the main sponsor of the project, also took…

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Making a Great Social Media Manager

Welcome to our weekly column where we discuss the U.S. best career options and the prospectives they have to offer. This week we are going to talk about the job of a social media manager (SMM), which has become one of the best paid and most sought after due to the increasing popularity of social media and networking sites.

Social Media Manager is the one who is responsible for the implementation of social medial strategy of the company, promotion of its image, building brand awareness…

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Prospects of HR Manager?

Following up upon our new column, which is called Careers to Watch, today we are going to create an HR specialist job profile and see why this profession ranks among the most popular ones.

Before we start let’s think about who HR specialist is and what duties he performs.

The U.S. job market is rough and choosy these days. Due to the still rather weak economy and high unemployment rates, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find a job.

Human Resource specialist’s duties…

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Careers to Watch: Accounting

Today we’re starting a new column where we’ll talk about most promising and popular careers in the years to come. In this column we’ll discuss the most popular jobs in STEM fields, talk about highest-paying careers and try to make a list of top five skills that each job requires. Besides, we’ll try to give you first-hand information from people who work in the area of interest.  We hope it can help you to make better and more informed decisions. And today we are going to take a closer look…

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Harlem Parent Feel They Still Do Not Have Choice

Back in 2002 when Michael R. Bloomberg was running for mayor he made certain promises to his voters concerning giving NY parents wider school choice for their children. The word is, he actually meant to keep these promises for we can see it ourselves: over the last 10 years of Michael Bloomberg’s being the mayor of NYC, more than 500 public schools have been opened and conditions established, under which charter schools could thrive. Other 100 low-performing public schools are to be closed…

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Congrats on Thanksgiving!

 

 

Dear tutors and students!

Today is Friday, literally, the Thanksgiving day itself (which is meant to be Thursday) is already gone, but huh! There are still some days to follow for us to delight with this holiday spirit in the circle of your family with plethora delicious food.

We wish you to extend this wonderful holiday essence for longer than just this weekend period. Eduboard wishes you to always find things to be thankful for, not only on this special occasion, but in…

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Microsoft Engineers Are To Become Computer Science High-School Teachers

Following the recently published manifesto, which suggested, that the federal government should take steps aimed to increase the number of STEM graduates as well as make it easier for immigrant STEM workers to stay in the country, Microsoft decided to assume a more active position on the question and volunteered to send over a hundred of its employees to become computer science instructors in high-schools nationwide.

The number of CS graduates has fallen dramatically over the last…

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Most Promising and Fulfilling Careers in the STEM Field

Global economy requires us to be increasingly competitive and innovative. There is no place for one-dimensional thinking anymore. It is time to think critically, be able to analyze and evaluate information available and generate new ideas in order to succeed. Our education curriculum is rapidly changing adapting to these new requirements. Today much attention is paid to teaching students STEM disciplines, which are science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Over the last decade…

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