Sears CEO Bids $470 Million for Kenmore, Home-Improvement Units

Edward Lampert wants to slim Sears down so it can stay standing.<p>Lampert, the chief executive officer of Sears as well as its largest shareholder, is …

Hedge Funds

Sears CEO's hedge fund offers to buy Kenmore brand for $400M

A hedge fund owned by Sears Chief Executive Edward Lampert, has made an offer to buy the Kenmore brand of appliances for $400 million.<p>The offer was disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to Reuters.<p>ESL Investments is also offering to buy the company's home …

Hedge Funds

Sears CEO's fund submits proposal to buy Kenmore, home improvement division

The hedge fund run by Sears CEO Edward Lampert has sent the ailing retailer a proposal to buy its popular Kenmore appliance brand and a piece of its home services division.<p>Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp. began formally exploring the sale of pieces of the business after Lampert’s ESL …

Home Improvement

RI education chief proposes ways to hire teachers for hard-to-fill subjects

Education Commissioner Ken Wagner is proposing a fast-track to get more teachers of English as a Second Language into the classroom by allowing a …


Eddie Lampert details $500m offer for Sears assets | Financial Times

Eddie Lampert, the billionaire hedge fund manager, has provided more detail on his plans to buy parts of beleaguered department store operator Sears …

Financial Regulation

Free English ESL Classes At Exeter Adult Education

Registration for the Fall session of English ESL classes for adults will take place on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 9am or 6:30 pm.<p>This post was …

Language Learning

New head of bilingual/ESL: ‘Special populations are my passion’

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>For the first time in 24 years, Lety Amalla won’t be starting a school year on a campus; she’ll be at Midland ISD’s Central …


Neat Teacher-Created Anchor Charts/Posters About Our “ELL Teacher’s Toolbox” Book

The Katy Independent School District in Texas brought teachers together today to study our book, <i>The ELL Teacher’s Toolbox</i>.<p>Here are some neat anchor …


Grassroots Football Show - 9th August 2018

2 of 42. In this week's episode of GFS, presenters Adam and Pete are joined by Eastern Senior League South side Hashtag Utd's manager Jay Devereux …

East London

Digital library opens up learning opportunities for the community

<b>LAREDO, TX (KGNS) -</b> A new type of library is providing community members with plenty of learning opportunities.<p>The library called Bibliotech will …

San Antonio

Israelis crowned European debate champs in English and ESL

In a first, Israelis win trophies not only for English-as-a-second-language debate but also English as a native language debate in annual competition.


Richmond Public Schools has fewer teacher vacancies now than at this point last year

With four weeks until the first day of school, Richmond Public Schools still has 85 teacher vacancies.


Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

© 2010 Enokson, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>Five years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web …

Language Learning

Compete against Clash Royale’s elite in M.E.O.

Thirty-six countries, the most competitive mobile esport on the planet, one winner. Fierce competition and Clash Royale glory awaits you in the …

Clash Royale

Entrada ESL was a winner of Rent the Runway's venture competition

D.C. startup Entrada ESL was recently featured in a pitch competition organized by New York designer rental service Rent the Runway.<p>Founder Erin …

Wearable Tech

Andhra Pradesh medico who accused professors of sexual harassment commits suicide

A PG medical student of SV Medical College in Tirupati, who had accused three professors of sexual harassment, has committed suicide in Andhra …

Sexual Harassment

Promised Land Dairy 2

Grupo Lala, the Mexican owner of Promised Land Dairy, is moving its Floresville operations to a more modern facility in Colorado Springs, …

San Antonio

Edward Lampert, Chairman and CEO, Sears Holdings

Racked up $3 billion in losses in two years. In a deal one analyst called "shady," in September he loaned cash-strapped Sears $400 million from ESL Investments, the hedge fund he controls.

Hedge Funds

M&T Bank leads in small business loan program

M&T Bank continues to lead the way in both loans and dollars in a key Small Business Administration loan program in the Buffalo-Rochester …

Small Business

Teaching Language Learners with Digital Games, American #TESOL Webinar

People of all ages love playing games on their computers or mobile devices. Many digital games now let you chat in English and connect with English …

Education Technology

Amy Shares Update On Kids' Schooling

Aug 3, 2018<p>Amy and her husband adopted their kids from Haiti after 5 long years of waiting. They came over to the United States in December 2017. …


‘Arena of Valor’ News: Roxie, Breakthrough Esport Awards, And The Biggest Heroes of AWC

It’s been almost an entire week since the Arena of Valor World Cup came to a close. We’ve talked about that whole thing a little too much over the …

North America

Secrets of Stellar Student Listening

True story: I was tired of repeating directions and instructions over and over and over again in the classroom. I was also frustrated with the noise …


Esterline Technologies beats by $0.15, beats on revenue

Esterline Technologies (NYSE:ESL): Q3 EPS of $1.00 beats by $0.15.<p>Revenue of $499.87M (-0.8% Y/Y) beats by $23.86M.<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Rolls Royce</b> …


Porsche turns keys over to gamers in new competition

German automaker Porsche is putting fans in the driver's seat in an esports collaboration that combines online and offline competition.

Automotive Industry

Esports startups build investor fan base as consumers log in

Photo of fans of esports react as they watch the final of the ESL One Cologne Counter-Strike tournament at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany July …

Goldman Sachs

Beginning Level Curriculum for ESL Classes

This curriculum summary is designed for 'false' beginners. False beginners are typically learners who have had a few years training at some point in …

Language Learning

Grassroots Football Show Summer Special

Last in the series talking to faces of local football in the ELR region. For the last show, Adam, Pete & Scott W chat to Hullbridge manager Darren …

East London

Benguet villagers fear displacement by Baguio trash

BENGUET, Philippines — Villagers of Antamok in Itogon fear displacement by a proposed engineered sanitary landfill for Baguio City that will be st up …


Our Kids Don’t Have Time To Waste: Fund Our Schools

By Devin McCourty, Matthew Slater and Jason McCourty<p>As members of the community and Patriots players, we feel deeply indebted to our society and our …