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American college students say they would rather study with real books, not laptops

Ebooks, tablets and computer-based learning might be pervading elementary and middle schools throughout the US, but college students are still old-school. A Student Monitor survey… 247 more words

MN Board of Nursing’s Old-Fashioned Views Limit Nursing Education

By Mathew Keller, RN JD, MNA Regulatory and Policy Nursing Specialist

In early August, Minnesota registered nurse Andy Gladstein had just completed his third week of an online RN to MSN program via Grand Canyon State University in Arizona.  540 more words

Minnesota Nurses Association

Pollan goes Hunting

Michael Pollan describes his experience hunting feral pig in the woods of California with his Italian companion, Angelo. If you’ve read along this far, you’re not surprised that this section of the book is very detailed. 160 more words

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Potential Felony Conflict of Interest? Attorney General Addresses Conflict of Interest Scenarios Involving Public Officers

December 2014
Number 93

The California Attorney General recently issued two opinions addressing the scope of California’s conflict of interest statute relating to public officers. These opinions discussed Government Code section 1090, which prohibits public officers from participating in public contract decisions if they have a personal financial interest in any contract. 801 more words

Client News Briefs

The Affordable Care Act "Employer Mandate": Are you Prepared for 2015?

December 2014
Number 92

In 2015, the “employer mandate” of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) goes into effect. Under this mandate, large employers that do not offer ACA-compliant insurance coverage to full-time employees may be subject to penalties under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code, also known as an “assessable payment” or a “shared responsibility payment.” Employers will also need to start collecting relevant information in the 2015 calendar year in order to satisfy their Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and employee reporting requirements in 2016. 1,161 more words

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Tuition Fees and Loans in 2015

The following article is the full version of something I recently published on the Campaign for the Public University website, which you can find here… 3,997 more words

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