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Even During School Year, Fun Reading Important for Kids

(NewsUSA) - Most young kids love reading, but when the busy school year starts, it can be challenging to find the time to encourage them to read for fun.

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Monday 10/15/2018
Cultural Center Breathes Life into Historic School
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(NewsUSA) - A former Nevada school for Indian children continues its mission of education, but now as a museum and educational center for tribal arts and culture.

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Thursday 09/13/2018
How to Help Prepare Young People for the Workforce
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Student loan debt is on the rise and, unfortunately, the high cost of tuition doesn’t mean that graduates are guaranteed to find high-paying, meaningful work after earning a degree.

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Wednesday 09/12/2018
How to Choose Tech Toys to Help Your Child Develop Crucial Skills
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Children today are growing up surrounded by technology from infancy. But even in a digital world, research has found that it’s crucial for kids to draw on classic play patterns that they have enjoyed for decades -- such as coddling a doll, kicking or throwing a ball and learning to follow the rules of a board game.

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Friday 09/07/2018
Report: College is Worth the Cost, But Planning is Key
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Despite rising college costs, a clear majority of families believe higher education is well-worth the investment, and most students and parents are willing to stretch themselves financially to make it happen, according to a new study.

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Saturday 09/01/2018
How New Technologies Will Support STEAM Learning this School Year
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) With each new school year comes a brand-new set of subjects, books and teachers. It also means new technologies being introduced into the classroom.

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Thursday 08/30/2018
Unretire yourself with these 10 hot jobs (Slideshow)
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

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Tuesday 08/28/2018
New Classroom Technologies Can Make Learning Easier and More Fun
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Technology is changing the face of education. Check out the newest ways teachers are modernizing their lesson plans in order to make learning easier and more fun.

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Friday 08/24/2018
Study finds small businesses have a big impact on the economy
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(BPT) - When small businesses get the financing they need to grow, it creates a ripple effect throughout the entire economy, according to a new report.

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Thursday 08/23/2018
Top 5 tips to maximize your conference room [Video]
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

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Tuesday 08/21/2018
How to Recognize and Avoid College Scholarship Scams
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Average college costs have doubled in the last two decades, and this financial pressure along with new technologies makes today’s students particularly vulnerable to financial aid and scholarship scams.

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Monday 08/20/2018
New STEAM Books to Inspire Learning and Creativity
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Keep the excitement of the new school year going by finding fun ways to encourage learning at home. 

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Wednesday 08/08/2018
How Ready is Your Child for the New School Year?
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Backpack and supplies -- check! So, what’s left to do before going back to school? How about finding out how well your child has learned foundational skills that they need to succeed in the next grade?

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Friday 08/03/2018
Summer Break Means 25 Percent Break for Educators, Administrators
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:09 am

(NewsUSA) - Teachers deserve every break they can get. Reports show that wages for educators have been declining, and some work two jobs to make ends meet. Meanwhile, many teachers pay out of their own pockets for books and supplies. As the new school year approaches, Barnes & Noble wants to make it a bit easier for these dedicated educators and administrators.

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Monday 07/30/2018
Help Students Get Organized for a Strong Start to the School Year
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) School-related stress is common among multi-tasking students. But smart organization can make it easier to dash from class to study hall to after-school activities. It all starts with the right supplies. Gear up for a successful, low-stress school year with these handy tips.

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Friday 07/20/2018
5 key areas to building a secure and successful work-from-home setup
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(BPT) - Many companies, large and small, are now offering work-from-home options. In the past decade, an increasing number of firms are offering the choice, whether it’s a full-time opportunity, or a side benefit employees can use one or more times a week. According to the 2017 State of Telecommuting Report, 3.9 percent of U.S. employees work from home at least half the time. That’s a whopping 115 percent increase since 2005.

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Monday 07/16/2018
6 ideas to get cash for college, even if it's the last minute
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(BPT) - When your student is about to embark on their college career, it’s an exciting new chapter in their young life that would make any parent proud.

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Thursday 07/12/2018
5 Ways to Set Up the Ultimate Workstation for Kids
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) This school year, you can help set up your kids for success. It’s all about having the perfect study zone at home. Here are five cool ideas for creating a workspace for kids that will promote great study habits and inspire learning.

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Monday 07/02/2018
Tips to Prevent Summer Brain Drain
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Studies show that summer brain drain can be a formidable force, setting kids’ progress back over the long break from the classroom. But you can help kids avoid losing their academic mojo. Here’s how.

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Wednesday 06/20/2018
Meet 7 women who shaped America
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(BPT) - When we think about what we know about history and the events that led to the formation of the United States, key dates like 1492 and 1776 come to mind. Many people don’t know that 1619 was another of those pivotal years that continue to shape our lives.

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Tuesday 06/12/2018
Surprising facts you should know about women veterans
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(BPT) - Today, more women are serving in the U.S. Armed Forces than ever before. Because of this, more women are transitioning from active duty to civilian life every year, and these women face unique challenges during that process.

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Friday 05/25/2018
Student Preparation Program Yields College Scholarships
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:09 am

(NewsUSA) - Many high school students who might not have seen college as an option are now ready to pursue advanced education as Dell Scholars, thanks to a unique nonprofit education program.

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Thursday 05/10/2018
Is What You Learned in History Class Wrong?
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) If you think your history lessons in school were completely factual, you may be mistaken.

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Tuesday 05/01/2018
How New Technology is Helping Students and Teachers
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) New and emerging technologies are supporting today’s students and teachers in unprecedented ways. Here are a few ways this is happening in schools in local communities across the country.

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Monday 04/02/2018
5 Ways to Make Math Part of Your Kids' Daily Lives
Updated: April 02, 2018 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) For many students, math can seem like the most challenging school subject. But it doesn’t have to be. Math is actually all around us. Here are five ways you can help kids draw connections between classroom math and the math that touches their daily lives.

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Monday 03/12/2018
The unexpected entrepreneurs of Wausau, Wisconsin
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:30 am

(BPT) - In September 2018, thousands of people from around the world will congregate in an unlikely place: Wausau, Wisconsin.

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Monday 03/05/2018
Getting Girls Interested in STEAM Subjects
Updated: March 05, 2018 - 3:36 am

(StatePoint) Science, art and math are becoming increasingly important school subjects to embrace. Here are five ways to ensure your girls get interested and stay interested in these critical subjects through the years.

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Friday 02/09/2018
Retailers find purpose and share it with customers
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 3:29 am

(BPT) - Ninety-six percent of Americans are now shopping online, according to a recent study from CPC Strategy.

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Wednesday 02/07/2018
5 Ways Digital Technology is Helping Students Learn
Updated: February 07, 2018 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) As classrooms are getting modern makeovers across the country, here are five ways new digital technology is helping students to better absorb the curriculum.

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Friday 01/12/2018
More Students are Going to Grad School: How are They Paying for It?
Updated: January 12, 2018 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) Career aspirations are driving more students to graduate school these days, and nearly two thirds believe an advanced degree is the new minimum standard level of education for any professional occupation.

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Monday 12/18/2017
Education Tools to Help Kids Succeed at School in 2018
Updated: December 18, 2017 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) In today’s tech-driven world, the classroom is evolving rapidly. Students equipped with the right tools will get a leg up on their studies and long-term success.

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Monday 11/20/2017
Students and Teachers: Tips for Beating the Mid-Year Slump
Updated: November 20, 2017 - 3:36 am

(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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Wednesday 11/15/2017
Tips to Repay Student Loans as Quickly and Affordably as Possible
Updated: November 15, 2017 - 3:36 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.

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Saturday 10/28/2017
Help Kids Get the Most out of Music Education
Updated: October 28, 2017 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) As the list of known benefits of music education grows, you may be wondering how you can help your kids get the most out of their efforts. Here are five ways to help make music education a success.

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Monday 10/16/2017
Alternative Ways to Make College More Affordable
Updated: October 16, 2017 - 3:38 am

(StatePoint) A college education is one of the largest expenses you’re likely to have in your lifetime, second only to buying a home. Unfortunately, the cost has increased dramatically in recent years.

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