Category: Current Events
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Comcast Announces $10 Web Access For Low-Income Families : The Two-Way : NPR #140edu
via npr.org How timely. We were discussing this last week at #140edu about how cost is contributing to the digital divide. Hopefully this will help narrow the gap. Posted via email from nextSTEPH’s posterous
Help-Wanted Ads Exclude the Long-Term Jobless
via nytimes.com Being jobless may no longer be a barrier for application to jobs. Posted via email from nextSTEPH’s posterous
Nine Ways Americans Are Cutting Back To Save Money: Harris Interactive – Huffington Post
via huffingtonpost.com Even though according to some sources there are signs of the economy picking up. However, Americans are still cutting back to make ends meet. See what folks are cutting back on to save money.
Website to Nowhere – The Wall Street Journal.
When’s the next train to Trenton? For some, that information became nearly impossible to find Thursday and Friday after a glitch disabled New Jersey Transit’s website. Read more.. Website to Nowhere http://online.wsj.com/article/SB20001424052748703959104576082402435239800.html Sent from my iPad
Grieving on the college campus
Autumn on a college campus typically means students, faculty and staff finally getting back in gear from summer recess. In recent years, getting back into the swing of things has taken on a new meaning. Now more than ever, colleges and universities have been under strain especially from current events. When stories come out in…
Commmunity Colleges are the Foundation for Success
http://cdn.abclocal.go.com/static/flash/embeddedPlayer/swf/otvEmLoader.swf?version=&station=wabc§ion=&mediaId=7478227&cdnRoot=http://cdn.abclocal.go.com&webRoot=http://abclocal.go.com&site= This was what Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said when she delivered the commencement address at Hostos Community College yesterday. In addition to her collegiate duties, she also had a Bronx Housing Project, Bronxdale Houses renamed after her and attended a ceremony at her high school. As a former New York City Project Kid…
Colleges, a Ballpark and a Country, what’s next for the iPad Ban?
Disclosure: I am a Yankees fan. Unless you haven’t been paying attention, we have been focusing on where the iPad is allowed on campus over the past few weeks. However, there are some places where the iPad isn’t allowed like some colleges and universities and Yankee Stadium (why you anyone want to carry it to…
College, Inc on PBS
This past week has been a pretty busy week in the world of Higher Education. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/js/pap/embed.js?frol02c3f0cqe99 College, Inc. aired on PBS on May 4th. What do you think the future holds for colleges? When you have the chance view the view and let us know what you think.