Paul Mastrangelo

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Investing

3 ways to make stunning visual resumes

(MoneyWatch) <b>COMMENTARY</b> Making an impression is all about standing out in a crowd -- as long as you stand out in a professional and respectful way. So …

Investing

Beyond School Supplies: How DonorsChoose is Crowdsourcing Real Education Reform

The charity is using its networking strength to provide teachers with new kinds of resources, and its data to hold bureaucrats accountable.<p>Every chance he gets, Charles Best, the founder of DonorsChoose.org, leafs through the carefully lettered, colorfully illustrated thank-you notes from public …

SoulCycle withdraws IPO plans it filed back in 2015

May 26, 2018<br>3:01 PM<p>Range of businesses—including fisheries, landscapers and those in summer tourist spots—have complained about worker shortages.<p>May 26, 2018<br>2:43 PM<p>Vote to repeal constitutional amendment underscores shift to increasingly secular nation that is steadily embracing the liberal mores …

Stock Markets
Investing
Stock Markets

SoulCycle withdraws IPO plans it filed back in 2015

May 26, 2018<br>3:01 PM<p>Range of businesses—including fisheries, landscapers and those in summer tourist spots—have complained about worker shortages.<p>May 26, 2018<br>2:43 PM<p>Vote to repeal constitutional amendment underscores shift to increasingly secular nation that is steadily embracing the liberal mores …

Stock Markets
Investing

24 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at …

Learning
Human Geography
FDA

SoulCycle withdraws IPO plans it filed back in 2015

May 26, 2018<br>3:01 PM<p>Range of businesses—including fisheries, landscapers and those in summer tourist spots—have complained about worker shortages.<p>May 26, 2018<br>2:43 PM<p>Vote to repeal constitutional amendment underscores shift to increasingly secular nation that is steadily embracing the liberal mores …

Stock Markets

Pay Raises for Teachers With Master's Under Fire

The nation spends an estimated $15 billion annually on salary bumps for teachers who earn master's degrees, even though research shows the diplomas don't necessarily lead to higher student achievement.<p>And as states and districts begin tying teachers' pay and job security to student test scores, …

Education

Why Tough Teachers Get Good Results

I had a teacher once who called his students "idiots" when they screwed up. He was our orchestra conductor, a fierce Ukrainian immigrant named Jerry Kupchynsky, and when someone played out of tune, he would stop the entire group to yell, "Who eez deaf in first violins!?" He made us rehearse until …

Orchestras

In Post-Tsunami Japan, Homeowners Pull Away From Grid

OSAKA, Japan—In a post-tsunami revolt against conventional electric utilities, tens of thousands of Japanese homeowners have started generating their own power from hydrogen fuel cells and solar panels, turning the country into the world's leading laboratory for overturning the traditional grid and …

Home Ownership

The Efficiency of Social Pressure

How to get average homeowners to focus on saving energy<p>In the drive to boost energy efficiency, companies can measure their progress against competitors. The smarter players find more savings, and it shows up in their bottom lines.<p>But how about households, which are also big energy users? How can …

Home Ownership

The Answer to "What Is My Password Again?"

Sure, people know they shouldn’t use the same password for their online accounts. But the fear of forgetting a password when it’s needed leads many …

Information Systems

National-Park Visitors Are Asked to Take Their Trash With Them

Pilot Program to Get Rid of Cans Has Unintended Porta Potty Consequences<p>National Park Service chief groundskeeper Anthony Migliaccio piloted his utility vehicle down the George Washington Memorial Parkway, surveying the good, the bad and the ugly in the government's new effort to get visitors to do …

National Parks

U.S. Schools Chief Arne Duncan Labors to Straddle Political Divide

Education Secretary Arne Duncan was riding to the airport in a black government SUV late last week, working his cellphone to try to save a plan to reduce interest rates on new student loans that is expected to face a vote in the Senate as early as Tuesday.<p>He called three Republicans and three …

Education

How to Get Children to Eat Veggies

To parents, there is no force known to science as powerful as the repulsion between children and vegetables.<p>Of course, just as supercooling fluids can suspend the law of electrical resistance, melting cheese can suspend the law of vegetable resistance. This is sometimes known as the Pizza Paradox. …

Vegetables

"The Lost Hour": Impact of Pushing School Start Time Back By One Hour

—<p>“Brown’s Mary Carskadon has demonstrated that during puberty, the circadian system — the biological clock — does a “phase shift” that keeps …

Top 10

Teacher Training's Low Grade

U.S. colleges of education are an "industry of mediocrity" that churns out teachers ill-prepared to work in elementary and high-school classrooms, according to a report by a nonprofit advocacy group that represents the first comprehensive review of such programs.<p>The study, by the National Council …

Education

The Culture Hacker

We’ve seen an interesting trend at companies that are extremely culture-focused: <b>the culture hacker</b>. Software developers have built internal developer …

Employee Engagement

Conservative US shoppers turned off by eco-friendly lightbulbs, study finds

Eco-friendly labels on energy-saving bulbs are a turn-off for conservative shoppers, a new study has found.<p>The findings, published this week in the …