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MCWT Foundation Sets Website Design Competition

SOUTHFIELD — The Michigan Council of Women in Technology and its MCWT Foundation will announce the finalists of its Ninth Annual MCWT Website Design Competition for high school girls on Nov. 186 more words


Problem-Solvers are in High Demand

Engineers are in high demand throughout the world. From biomedical engineers to nuclear engineers. These careers require innovative creative thinkers to solve problems that we have throughout the world. 154 more words

Which is more, 1/4 lb. or 1/3 lb.?

Fast food fraction innumeracy

One of the most vivid arithmetic failings displayed by Americans occurred in the early 1980s, when the A&W restaurant chain released a new hamburger to rival the McDonald’s Quarter Pounder.

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Experts Without Answers

I’ve learned lessons the hard way over the years, especially about education. Today, I share a few of those with you over at Home and School Mosaics. 80 more words


The value of A.P. classes

The New York Times Motherlode blog asks the question, “To A.P. or Not to A.P”?

Students, parents, and school administrators have mixed feelings about A.P. 680 more words

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Homeschooling grows in NYC suburbs

Concerned about peer pressure, testing and the Common Core, more parents explore home-schooling.

A Journal News analysis of state data found that Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties had a 31 percent increase of home-schooled students from 2005 (the earliest the state could provide data for) to 2013.

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