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Diploma Mills Shortchange Everyone
Diploma mills sell counterfeit degrees from real, accredited colleges. Degree mills are similar, but they sell degrees from institutions that don't even exist. The terms are often used interchangeably, but the bottom line is the same. People who have not earned degrees can buy phony ones to get better-paying ... Read more

There Are Many (Legal) Ways to Pay For Your Education
For purposes of paying for school, federal law classifies all college students as either dependent on, or independent of, their parents. An independent student is one who is older than 24, married, or who has dependents. Other qualifications include being in graduate school or a veteran of the U.S. military. ... Read more

No Ifs, Ands or Buts: Hazing Is Illegal
In many college fraternities and sororities, and other organizations, hazing is a rite of passage. However, hazing is against the law. In legal terms, hazing is the abuse a student must endure to gain admittance to an organization. It includes not only physical harm, such as beating or whipping, but ... Read more

The Fundamentals of Online College - and Other - Degrees
The ability to get a college degree online, also called distance learning, can be a great advantage for busy, working students who don't have time to sit in a classroom during regularly scheduled hours. More and more colleges and universities offer online degrees, but not all distance learning institutions ... Read more

Things to Consider When Selecting a College or University
Students who are preparing to apply for college have an overwhelming number of schools to choose from. In addition to academics, students may also consider the differences between public colleges, private for-profit colleges, and private non-profit colleges. For students on a budget, the notable difference ... Read more

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I don't know how the coach's actions could have caused your daughter to tear her ACL.  If you feel the coach was bullying your daughter, you may want to consult an education attorney.  Howev ...Read more

I think this question was already posted.  You need to find out why the grade was changed.  Was there a mistake made?  Ask the teacher why the grade was changed.  If there was a mi ...Read more

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit handed down a favorable decision Tuesday for a Virginia teenager who has taken the fight against transgender discrimination in his high school to federal ... Read more

Timely Tax Tips for Families with Children

It’s that time of year again with tax return deadlines looming this month. For those of you who may be filing as a single parent for the first time and for more experienced filers who could be o ... Read more


In October of 2015, the Consumer Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) held its annual Operation Safe Driver Week. Together with law enforcement agencies, the CVSA aims to promote safe driving and education ... Read more

Aides (and Others) are Certified, Too!

TEA’s division of Educator Certification and Standards is aggressively pursuing possible certificate sanctions against superintendents who, for whatever reason, have failed to notify the Agen ... Read more

San Francisco Motorcycle Injury Attorneys | Newly Released NHTSA 2014 Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics Reveal Areas Ripe For Safety Improvements

San Francisco personal injury lawyers representing motor vehicle accident victims throughout Northern California.Review of the newly released NHTSA “2014 Motor Vehicle Crashes: Overview” a ... Read more

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