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It almost sounds like an exercise or classroom activity, but in fact, it's a growing trend in lower schools that's as old as the concept of one-room schoolhouses.Read More
Schools, like any public area, are prone to widespread outbreaks. Diseases, viruses, and infections can easily be passed from student to student to staff members with frieghtening speed. Before you know it, several people are complaining of symptoms and missed work/classes becomes an issue.Read More
These are great facts for a Halloween trivia game or for simply sharing with students—even after the holiday.Read More
2009 is starting off on a rocky foot, and many private schools across the country are concerned about attracting new families in the current economic crisis. Unemployment rates soared in every state in December, forcing some states, California and New York for example, to tap the federal government for money to help pay unemployment benefits. As of January 27, 2009, the number of newly laid-off Americans filing claims for benefits was 589,000, while the number of people continuing to draw financial help from state funds rose to 4.6 million.Read More
Facebook, Facebook, Facebook … is there anything we can't do on that site? We share news with friends, link to articles, post videos, comment on each other's pictures and status, play games, send invites to gatherings and charity events, join groups, become fans of products, send e-mails … the list goes on and on.Read More
While it may seem costly to consult an employment attorney or HR expert, preventing a lawsuit can save your school literally hundreds of thousands of dollars (in litigation fees, punitive damages, settlement costs, etc.). This is to say nothing of the value of preserving and protecting the school’s reputation in your community.Read More
CAPE (Council for the Advancement of Private Education) recently published some private-independent school facts we found rather interesting. Since we liked them, we thought you might as well. (And, if you're looking for some hard-sell information for parents, these just might come in handy.)Read More
Back pain has no preference to gender, age, race, religion—it can affect anyone. And it does.Read More
As the hiring season continues to gain steam, perhaps you've noticed a younger, more eager pool of potential teachers bouncing through the door. Just as Generation X-ers and the Boomers were tagged and filed into a category, this new generation has been given a name—Millennials. (Millennials are also referred to as Generation Y-ers.)Read More