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10 Questions To Ask A Financial Advisor

It’s not easy finding a financial advisor. After all, you have to trust this virtual stranger enough to reveal your financial situation – or hand your money over -- to him or her. But these steps can help you find the right fit.<p>Ask friends and family for referrals, says Minneapolis-based certified …

Texas Lawmakers Approve Licensed Open Carry of Handguns, Governor Says He Will Sign Bill Into Law

In a win for gun rights advocates, Texas lawmakers on Friday approved a bill that would allow for individuals to openly carry handguns.<p>Image source: Shutterstock<p>The bill, which allows individuals to carry a firearm using a belt or holster, now heads to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk where he …

The White Protestant Roots of American Racism

“The Apotheosis of Washington,” painted in 1865 by Constantino Brumidi, is a fresco of the first president of the United States ascending to the …

Racism and bullying in Methodist Church needs to stamped out, says Unite

Racism and bullying are also rife in the Methodist Church – it is not just the allegations of sexual abuse revealed today (Thursday 28 May) – Unite, …

Parenting Isn’t Pretty in This Plum Organics Ad, and That’s the Point

The latest baby-food ad to make the rounds isn't what you'd expect. No perfectly tidy nurseries or matching outfits for JCPenney portraits here. Plum …

Parenting

The US school system’s treatment of black kids is a national scandal

Although it has been over 60 years since the <i>Brown vs. Board of Education</i> decision, black students in the US are still more likely to receive out-of-school suspensions for minor violations of the code of conduct. As a result, they are more likely to drop out of school or enter the juvenile justice …

Education

Free Lesson Plans & Teacher Resources

MEMORIAL DAY<p>Get free K-12 resources to observe this national holiday with students.<p>Find the Right Resources<p>Lessons by Education Level<p>HOW WE HELP …

8,000 Chinese students were expelled from US universities last year, mostly for cheating and bad grades

Chinese students regularly rank among the best performing in the world, but that’s not always the case when they enroll in US schools. As many as 8,000 Chinese students in the US, were kicked out of their universities last year, according to the Pennsylvania-based education consultancy WholeRen. In …

10 Online Tools to Upgrade Students’ Essay Writing Skills

<b>10 Online Tools to upgrade Students’ Essay Writing Skills</b> <br>As an educator, you have the noble duty of awakening your students’ potential to express …

Writing

How do US black students perform at school?

<b>The gap between black and white pupils' achievement is widening in the USA - so what are the causes and what barriers are preventing this problem being overcome?</b><p>How do black students perform at school?<p>The answer is complicated.<p>Increasing school resegregation - the renewal of segregation - and the …

Black Students