10 legal needs parents don't expect
Many parents might wonder why they would ever need legal assistance themselves, much less for their children. But the truth is, even if you raised the perfect child who never got into a bit of trouble, there's a good chance you might someday have a legal need related to your child.
Policy in practice: How nurses are leading the health care change
Health care is experiencing dramatic changes as provisions outlined in the Affordable Care Act go into effect. As the largest professional group within the health care workforce, nurses are uniquely positioned to facilitate the successful translation of critical health care policy into practice. Nurse leaders with the ex...
Dual-enrollment programs jump-start students' careers
In today's globally competitive economy, a college degree is increasingly becoming a critical factor in attaining career success. Dual-enrollment programs allow high school students to jump-start their postsecondary education and career by enrolling in college courses before they graduate, earning both high school and co...
Steps to revive a stalled job search
With record numbers of people seeking employment, competition is fierce for any job in any industry. If you're looking for work, it might seem difficult to know how to stand out from the crowd. For anyone feeling stalled in their job search, a few simple steps could put the wind back in their sails.
How to know if your child could benefit from a tutor
For many parents, slipping grades and missed assignments can be sure signs that their child is in need of help academically. And whether your child needs assistance to get up to speed with the rest of the class or is looking for help to get ahead on their SAT's, there are a variety of tutoring options available.
Dealing with conflict in your child's classroom
While adults live with the reality that some people just don't get along, children can find such concepts more difficult to grasp. Teaching our children to deal with conflict and helping them navigate the complexities of interpersonal relationships can be difficult - especially when it comes to conflict with a teacher. K...
Proactive parents and teachers can help keep kids safe online
Most kids associate October with the scares related to the traditional Halloween standbys - ghosts, witches and zombies. But, the month also marks National Cyber Security Awareness month, calling attention to frightening things like online identity theft, cyber bullying, viruses and damaging malware.
The internship hunt: What students should know about landing a great position
This is the time of year when companies converge on college campuses looking for the best and brightest students. Recruiters - from financial services firms to high tech companies - battle it out to lure potential interns to their branding and recruiting events in hopes of enticing them to intern at their company. For students, it's the ultimate opportunity to get a foot in the door at a company where they'd like to have a career.
The keys to early learning: good nutrition and good books
Growing evidence from nutritionists and literacy experts suggests access to good nutrition and good books are the building blocks to early learning. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, lack of enough nutritious food impairs a child's ability to concentrate and perform well in school. Children who have not de...
Cyber security professionals in high demand battling 'cyber weapons'
Much like the way the military and police serve and protect our country and its citizens, cyber security experts play a crucial role in protecting an institution's network and information from attacks. These professionals, known as computer forensics experts, also analyze the electronic evidence, and in some cases identi...