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What Can Mentoring Organizations Learn From Each Other? What Data Is Missing?

Tara Chklovski | Posted 12.11.2014 | Education
Tara Chklovski

We were just able to pull high level metrics such as increased interest in STEM, overall reach, contact hours etc. They are a step forward, but there is so much more data that we can gather to draw a more nuanced picture that will be helpful for the field.

Technology Is Bringing Back the Apprenticeship Model. It Just Has a Different Name - Mentoring

Tara Chklovski | Posted 11.03.2014 | Education
Tara Chklovski

While most mentoring organizations share these learning environment characteristics, we have profiled at least one for each to provide an example of how this framework is being currently practiced in the field.

Higher Ed Lobbyists Put Focus On PR Damage, Not Victims, In Webinar For Colleges

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 06.04.2014 | College

WASHINGTON -- Over the objections of Senator Claire McCaskill, the American Council on Education has been keeping secret the advice it gave members ab...

Tyler Kingkade

Influential Lobbyists Jump In Front Of College Sexual Assault Reform Effort

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.13.2014 | College

An influential higher education lobbying group is interfering with efforts to collect information about how colleges handle sexual assault cases, says...

Protecting New Orleans from the Next Katrina

Vicki Cobb | Posted 03.24.2014 | Impact
Vicki Cobb

No hurricanes are in sight in January. But the Big Easy is now well-fortified for when Katrina's relatives strike.

Vision Sanctions Over ACE Long Time Coming

Daniel P. Collins | Posted 11.29.2013 | Media
Daniel P. Collins

Several years ago a broker at Vision told me they abandoned that controversial IB management fee structure and had been working on restoring their reputation, which he acknowledged was not the best.

Engineering an Expansion of the College Pipeline

Molly Corbett Broad | Posted 09.17.2013 | College
Molly Corbett Broad

Only 42 percent of the U.S. population between 25 and 64 years of age hold an associate degree or higher. It is crucial to find more ways to help the millions of adults who lack a degree.

Credit for MOOCs

Jonathan Haber | Posted 06.19.2013 | College
Jonathan Haber

One of the hot topics regarding MOOCs and other forms of online learning (massive or small, free or otherwise) is whether or not taking such courses should count for actual high school or college credit.

WATCH: A Fix For 'The Dropout Crisis'?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.01.2013 | College

Colleges need to focus on sending their students away with degrees instead of spending so much time recruiting and boosting enrollment numbers, argues...

In the Time of Gods: A Conversation With Dar Williams, Plus Chatting With The Sweet's Andy Scott and Steve Barton

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.10.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Time is about appreciating having all this ability to sort of capture the eternity of a moment, but then knowing that you're going to have to let it go at some point. Winter will come."

WATCH: Sister's Touching Tribute For Brother With Down Syndrome

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 11.07.2013 | Parents

"Whatever, I'm just happy he's my brother." Big sister Ace is out to deliver an important message: Her brother Archie has Down Syndrome, but he is ...

PHOTOS: Scrooge, Sedaris And The Symphony--Holiday Cultural Events Worth Checking Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Looking for a more upscale way to enjoy the holidays in Denver this season? We've got you covered. Holiday-themed cultural events on the front range...

Spend 2010 With These Animal-Loving Stars

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wendy Diamond

Has your furry friend been naughty or nice this year? These animal loving superstars are just a few of the celebrities who appear in a new calendar sponsored by Pup-Peroni® and the ASPCA that promotes local animal shelters.

New Tunes On Monday: Little Walter, Prince, James Taylor, John Wesley Harding, Paul Carrack, and Matthew Barber

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Ace, The Drifters, Prince, Dionne Warwick, The Eagles, Squeeze, Scott Dirks, Mike + the Mechanics, Harvard Square, Breaking Dawn, Target, Juno Award, Xtc, Whitesnake, Oklahoma, Folk, Paul Carrack, Tony Glover, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cajun, Philly, Reggae, Traditional, Checker Records, Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach, Stephanie Meyer, Marvin Gayes, Timothy B. Schmit, John Wesley Harding, Sam & Dave, Michael McDonald, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Johnny Cash, Ron Sexsmith, Stan Lewis, Nick & Nora's Infinite Playlist, High Fidelity, Billy Davis Jr., Singer-Songwriter, Philly International Records, Hip-O Select, Bill Withers, Entertainment News, Al Green, Aaron Neville, Lawrence Stern, Ray Charles, Pop, Americana, Dobie Gray, Jill Barber, Sonny Boy Williamson, Bria Valente, Broadway, Canada, Grammy, The Kinks, Stax, Motown Records, Livingston Taylor, The Beatles, Matthew Barber, Nick Heyward, Harmonica, Don Henley, Phil Collins, Elvis Costello & the Attractions, The Little Walter Story, Hear Music, Arthur Crudup, Stax Records, R&b, Motown, Sam Moore, Chess Records, Harry Nilsson, Johnny Nash, Gospel, Bobby Womack, David Gray, Wesley Stace, Willie Dixon, Bob Dylan, Blues, The 5th Dimension, David Seitz, Tom Waits, Juno, Washington Square Park, Grammy Awards, Don McLean, John Wesley Hardin, A Mighty Wind, Roots, Randy Newman, Ward Gaines, Ben E. King, Jimi Hendrix, James Taylor, Rupert Holmes, Bruce Springsteen, Listerine, Nilsson, Atlantis, Misfortune, Rumpelstiltskins, Josh Ritter, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

Blues harmonica player and singer Little Walter died over forty years ago, but his influences still can be heard in many blues-rock recordings that employ the instrument.

T-Day: 3,000 Calories and 229g of Fat. Me: I Don't Care.

Leslie Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Leslie Goldman

The average American will consume 3,000 calories and 229 grams of fat this Thanksgiving. That's as many calories as 5.5 McDonald's Big Mac hamburgers or 15 Supremes from Taco Bell.