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Entry Level Rental Property Investing -- Even if You're Renting

Dean Graziosi | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Dean Graziosi

You want to be a real estate investor, but you don't even own your own home. How can you make it happen? Especially when you check out your assets and cash and can't find a 20% down payment anywhere in the pile, it looks impossible.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Sally Swanson

I don't believe that the notion of giving in to one's needs is appreciated in our society's rush to do everything bigger, better, faster. Scheduling time for oneself is not only a fulfilling concept to me personally, but I believe it should be viewed as a measure of one's success.

Common Core Math: I Don't Hate It

Emily Gallo | Posted 04.29.2016 | Parents
Emily Gallo

When my son first asked me to help him with his second-grade math homework, I was all, "Heck, yeah! Let's do this thing!" I was prepared to be a math ...

4 Career Tips for College Students

Marcus Bright | Posted 05.01.2016 | College
Marcus Bright

I have been asked frequently by students for career advice as the nonprofit that I am affiliated with, Education for a Better America, has been conduc...

Appreciating Teachers

John Ewing | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
John Ewing

The difference between appreciation and flattery? That is simple. One is sincere and the other insincere. One comes from the heart out; the other from...

The Law of Averages

Elissa Stein | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
Elissa Stein

The Mayor just released his budget proposal for the next fiscal year and changes to Fair Student Funding (FSF) are part of the plan. Woohoo! That's gr...

Learning of the Human Spirit

Lynsi Freitag | Posted 04.29.2016 | Impact
Lynsi Freitag

What does it take to singlehandedly outwit the Taliban ... in their own country? Bravery, to be sure. A willingness to accept the consequences, no doubt. But above all else, perhaps, is the knowledge that it's okay to be afraid -- even when your life is on the line.

Migrant And Refugee Children Find A Home In Greece's Intercultural Schools

HuffPost Greece | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.30.2016 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Behind the gate of the schoolyard in Athens’ Nea Ionia neighborhood, a group of children, dressed in colorful t-shirts and jackets...

Titles Don't Make Leaders

Eric Sheninger | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
Eric Sheninger

I hear all the time that real change in education can only come from the adults that have a specific title such as Board of Education member, superintendent, other central office administrators, principals, supervisors, etc.

7 Awesome Resources To Sharpen Your Coding Skills

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 04.29.2016 | Technology
Devishobha Ramanan

With a growing emphasis on STEM jobs like never before; and many governments from all over the world facilitating and fueling the startup culture, learning to code is fast becoming a must-have skill in your arsenal.

#ThankaTeacher: Ms. Riley, You Changed My Life

Becky Ericson | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
Becky Ericson

There are people who come into our lives at pivotal moments and offer new perspectives, inspire us and help us see ourselves differently. During National Teachers Week, let's celebrate all the teachers who have left us with a lasting impression.

Journey to College Series #3: Narrowing Down College Visit Choices

Students Rising Above | Posted 04.29.2016 | Impact
Students Rising Above

Late March and April is one of the most enjoyable times of the year for Students Rising Above (SRA) advisors. This is when students finally hear back from their targeted colleges regarding acceptance, and most receive their financial aid packages.

Community Schools: Much More than Wrap Around Services

Martin J. Blank | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Mary Kingston Roche, Reuben Jacobson and Martin Blank, of the Coalition for Community Schools, all contributed to this article. "Wraparound Services...

Stop the Hypocrisy. Fund Global Education.

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
Kolleen Bouchane

I wonder. Can we find another single issue where politicians and other high-powered decision makers more egregiously mismatch their rhetoric with spen...

Mortgage Rates Staying Low - That's the Good News

Scott Yancey | Posted 04.28.2016 | HuffPost Home
Scott Yancey

Considering that mortgage interest rates stayed between 6% and 8% between 1995 and 2005 and between 4% and 6% between 2008 and 2012, this chart looks ...

On Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, Remember Schools

Juliet Sorensen | Posted 04.28.2016 | Education
Juliet Sorensen

This celebration of potential and opportunity is premised on the assumption that school is the humdrum default, to be taken for granted on a weekday in April. It ignores the reality that much of the world needs a Take Our Daughters and Sons to School Day.

Americans Can Study In Germany For Free

MoneyTips | Posted 04.28.2016 | Education
MoneyTips

Do you want to go to college, but you simply cannot afford it and you do not qualify for scholarships? Here is an interesting idea: move to Germany. A...

11 Reasons Teaching Is the Best (Even When It Isn't)

Jenna Wiley | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
Jenna Wiley

With all of the stress that comes with teaching, I think it's easy to forget all the amazing things I experience as a teacher that would never be the status quo in a "normal job."

Strengthening the School-to-Home Link

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 04.28.2016 | Education
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

The school to home link is very important to me. Many people view today's education as starting and stopping in the classroom. Learning is an ongoing process and needs to continue from the classroom to home and back again.

The Secret Benefits of Online Learning

Quora | Posted 04.28.2016 | Education
Quora

What benefit do universities get who put courses on Coursera? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions ...

Secretary Of Education Explains Why Prisoners Need College Education

OZY | Adam Goldberg | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics

Presidents aren’t known for taking daytrips to prisons. But a couple of weeks ago, President Obama did just that....

John King Is Concerned

Peter Greene | Posted 04.27.2016 | Education
Peter Greene

The most intriguing thing about King's story has always been that he fails to draw any of the obvious lessons from it, like that fact that his teacher saved his life without the benefit of Common Core Standards or a Big Standardized Test.

Boston GuitarFest Past, Present and Future

New England Conservatory | Posted 04.27.2016 | Entertainment
New England Conservatory

Boston GuitarFest Past, Present and Future By Eliot Fisk I founded Boston GuitarFest in 2006 at the New England Conservatory. From year one my aim h...

Creative Work: Teaching and Learning

Katherine Meeks | Posted 04.27.2016 | Education
Katherine Meeks

Optimism. Grit. Perseverance. Mindset. Volumes of educational rhetoric revolve around these ideas. Sure, I intentionally spend time teaching my visual...

The Business of Standardized Testing

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 04.27.2016 | Education
Rainesford Alexandra

Nothing should be more sacred than learning; nothing should be valued more. But we can hardly consider standardized tests education: They enforce ideas of academic success and future prosperity that are as outrageous as the profit the testing industry rolls in from dependent schools and families.