Education


Over 250,000 Teaching Jobs Created or Saved by Stimulus

When faced with an economic recession as enormous and widespread as the one in which we currently still stand, many facets of daily life can be cut back, downsized, or given up altogether. We can eat out less, walk more, and generally repair the hole that had been burned through our wallets and purses...

National Writing Day is Today!

In a day when television and Internet often eclipse the more cerebral and artistic pursuits, there has never been a better time to devote a day to the celebration of one of the finer mediums of self-expression...

Outsourcing: Not Just for Big Companies

It has long been the case that many inner city and rural schools are under-staffed in the most critical areas of education. According to a New York Times article, in order to fill these gaps, some school districts have adapted the practice of outsourcing education by taking in foreign teachers to serve their understaffed schools and subject areas...

My Teacher, My Hero Goes Live Today, September 8, 2009

My Teacher, My Hero today announced the launch of MyTeacherMyHero.com, its new user-generated video sharing website. It allows people around the world to share their stories about the teachers that have impacted them the most...

New Website My Teacher, My Hero Coming Soon

An inspiring new website is set to launch! My Teacher, My Hero, an interactive site where anyone in the world can post a video testimonial for his or her favorite teacher, promises to give due thanks to some special teachers, and inspire some new heroes as well...

Textbook Companies Turn to Rentals

In the face of sinking retail sales, textbook companies are turning to an old concept for a new system: rentals. With the advent of electronic books, improved and more readily accessible study guides, and the economic recession, textbook manufacturers have found their consumers noticeably timid to shell-out money for standard textbook purchases...