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Students and Teachers: Tips for Beating the Mid-Year Slump

(StatePoint) Whether you’re a teacher or a student, staying motivated for the rest of the school year can be a challenge. But, what happens in the classroom counts long after the school year is new.

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Thursday 11/16/2017
It's a Good Day for Quality [Video]
Posted: November 16, 2017

Join The Fight, Live United
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - For too many people, every day is a struggle. A struggle United Way confronts by working tirelessly with organizations across the world to provide those in need with tools and resources to improve their lives. Like transitional housing and job training that helps families support themselves.

Wednesday 11/15/2017
10 tips for entrepreneurial success from women, for women
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - More women than ever are entrepreneurs. However, while women continue to make strides in business ownership, the path to success is still significantly more difficult for women than men. A recent study reports that female entrepreneurs receive only about 2 percent of all funding, despite owning 38 percent of the businesses in the country (Harvard Business Review).

Tips to Repay Student Loans as Quickly and Affordably as Possible
Updated: November 15, 2017 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) College students who borrow to pay for school typically don’t have to start repaying their student loans until six months after leaving school. But when it does come time to start making loan payments, you may find yourself stressing out about the additional monthly expense.

Tuesday 11/14/2017
4 stories of women helping redefine their roles in agriculture
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - When you picture a farmer, do you envision a man in overalls standing beside a barn? Or, perhaps you envision a huge combine rolling through a field. Multiple studies show Americans don’t really understand much about where their food comes from or the people who grow it.

Monday 11/06/2017
5 ways businesses can collaborate with the education sector to close the skills gap
Updated: November 14, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - With U.S. graduation rates being at an all-time high, one might expect employers to have a wealth of qualified candidates to hire. Instead, many employers are finding that these recent graduates are unprepared to succeed in the workforce.

Sunday 11/05/2017
5 Tips for Teaching Kids to Embrace Risk Taking
Updated: November 11, 2017 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Every child learns best when they have the courage to explore, to ask, “what if…?” and to take small risks. By creating and testing their ideas without fear, by constantly remaking and remodeling, they are paving the way for a breakthrough moment. It is important for parents and teachers to embrace this discovery and uncertainty both in the classroom and at home to develop a child’s confidence and ability to persevere.

Friday 11/03/2017
Honoring Veterans through Partnership And Education
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:25 pm

(NewsUSA) - Every year on November 11th, we formally thank men and women who have honorably served in the United States military. In fact, Veterans Day was born on May 13, 1938 as a way of honoring the veterans of WWI. Fast forward to 2017, and thousands of our fathers, mothers, sons and daughters have served in WWII, the Vietnam War and War in Afghanistan, to name a few.

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