This article is about specific life lessons from specific persons and learning about them might empower you in your life. First, there are ten life lessons that people learn too late. Second, there are twenty-five empowering life lessons suggested that you should know by the time you turn twenty-five. Finally, you may also be empowered by forty-five lessons written by a …Read More >
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More women are going to college now than men. 70 percent of women had some college experience, where only 61 percent of men had attended college at some point. A study of 9,000 young Americans conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found that 32 percent of women, in comparison to 24 percent of men, had received a bachelor’s degree by the age of 27 – an …Read More >
Some very interesting developments have come to the surface that is overwhelmingly alarming to our local communities. Researchers were surprised to see increasing suicide rates among black children, especially boys. The rates of suicide among African-American children have doubled in the last two decades, surpassing the rates among white children, which dropped over the …Read More >
When it comes to parenting teens, according to Jim Fay, parents have a harder time dealing with the challenges of their child’s adolescence. Eighty-seven percent of American adults believe children and teens are influenced as much or more by their peers than a generation ago, according to research from the Love and Logic Institute. Jim Fay from the Love and Logic …Read More >
Standardized test season in K-12 classrooms has been dominated in some states by widespread technical problems or by parents allowing their children to opt out. But testing officials say the rollout this spring of new standardized tests taken by computer in many U.S. public schools has been without major problems in much of the country. The next step? Seeing how …Read More >
This is a brief article about women in the legal profession. Does having a female attorney versus a male one matter when looking for legal help? Do female lawyers generally become promoted based on their own talent? Can female lawyers wear whatever they want in court? Are women lawyers quitting the legal profession all together? Does it make sense to choose a lawyer …Read More >