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Katla McGlynn

9 New Uses For Your Useless Diploma

HuffingtonPost.com | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.07.2014 | Comedy

As students settle back into the school year with dreams of someday receiving that fancy piece of paper called a diploma, it's tough to admit that, in...

Don't Call Them Dropouts: Call Them Leaders-in-Waiting

Dorothy Stoneman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Dorothy Stoneman

Since YouthBuild was authorized as a federal program in 1992, community-based YouthBuild programs in over 270 urban and rural communities in America have welcomed and embraced more than 130,000 young people.

Can MOOCs Revolutionize the College Transcript?

David Blake | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
David Blake

The traditional college transcript is particularly unsuited for this task. It lists the courses completed and how people performed. But it says little about what someone actually learned or what a person knows.

WATCH: Unique Hospital Ceremony Fulfills Mom's Dying Wish

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.11.2013 | Good News

Ben Linnabary fulfilled his mother's dying wish by graduating from high school in a ceremony at her Ohio hospital bedside, as shown in a touching YouT...

67-Year-Old Navy Veteran Graduates High School With Army Grandson

Posted 06.25.2012 | Education

It's been 51 years since Russell Leigh last took a class in high school, but this weekend marked his long awaited graduation, alongside his grandson M...

My Back-Up High Scool Commencement Speech

Penny Love | Posted 08.11.2012 | Fifty
Penny Love

If the shoe doesn't feel great in the shoe store, don't buy it. And don't buy the first pair you try on. This can also be a metaphor for your love life.

New Bill May Force Students To Consider Their Futures Before Receiving A Diploma

Posted 07.04.2011 | Education

While schools across the country continue to balance budgets and consider different methods to make their students college-bound, Oregon representativ...

College: Debt and Diplomas

Daniel Haarburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Daniel Haarburger

There is a great myth that universities are becoming more accessible and widely democratized. But the financial burden for students is becoming only more and more crippling.

Harriet Richardson Ames, 100, Gets Degree From Keene State College One Day Before Dying

AP | KATHY McCORMACK | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

CONCORD, N.H. — It was Harriet Richardson Ames' dream to earn her bachelor's degree in education. She finally reached that milestone, nearly thr...

San Francisco School Offers Unorthodox Education To Second Chance Students

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

There are 105 San Francisco students receiving an unconventional education at John Muir Charter School on Treasure Island. Their school administrators...

Women in Hip-Hop: The B-girl Be Festival

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Lauri Lyons

When it comes to women in hip-hop, don't call it a comeback. Women have been here for years.