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College Grads Shun Startup Jobs - and How to Hire Them Anyway

Join a cutting-edge new company, spend your days with an office full of hip people and your nights at rockin' rooftop parties. Sounds like the perfect life for a newly minted college graduate, right? Maybe not.
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30% Of College Dropouts Have Student Loans, Study Finds

30% Of College Dropouts Have Student Loans, Study Finds | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
Students in the United States have collected nearly $1 trillion in education loans and a new study claims that nearly 30 percent of college students who.
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State sets plan to fix schools in Lawrence - Boston.com

State sets plan to fix schools in Lawrence - Boston.com | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
Boston GlobeState sets plan to fix schools in LawrenceBoston.comState education officials plan to announce Wednesday a first-of-its-kind overhaul of the failing Lawrence schools, with much more instructional time and a bold partnership between...
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Fashion Inspiration: Rugrats – College Fashion

Fashion Inspiration: Rugrats – College Fashion | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
Fashion inspired by everyone's favorite '90s Nickelodeon cartoon Rugrats is the focus, with cute, wearable outfits inspired by Tommy, Chuckie, Phil & Lil, and Angelica.
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How Public Education Died in Muskegon Heights « Diane Ravitch's ...

How Public Education Died in Muskegon Heights « Diane Ravitch's ... | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
Last year, the conservative Republican governor of Michigan Rick Snyder and the Republican-dominated legislature passed legislation strengthening the governor's power to take over financially troubled municipalities and ...
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Photo of the Day: Teens, Special Needs Youth Build Friendships Through Volunteer Program

Photo of the Day: Teens, Special Needs Youth Build Friendships Through Volunteer Program | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
Youth bond over Friendship Circle of Ilinois' 6th annual Evening of inspiration at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center.
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Meyer kindergarten  program works miracles - Skokie Review

Meyer kindergarten  program works miracles - Skokie Review | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
Meyer School teachers Mandy Yom and Aasia Shahid don’t think of themselves as miracle workers, but when you look at what is happening in their Project Leap kindergarten classroom, it sure looks miraculous.
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Would You Wear… Tie-Dyed Jeans? – College Fashion

Would You Wear… Tie-Dyed Jeans? – College Fashion | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
Spring's tie-dyed denim trend is the focus, with tips on how to wear tie-dyed jeans plus photos of celebs like Jessica Alba and street style fashionistas wearing the look.
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Remedial Courses Fail to Prepare Students for College Success

I came across an interesting Web site today called Complete College America, which claims that 41 percent of students who start college are not ready for “credit-bearing, college-level work.” It also states that for every “10 ...
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Algebra 2, foreign language would be dropped from Michigan graduation requirements under bill debated in House committee

Algebra 2, foreign language would be dropped from Michigan graduation requirements under bill debated in House committee | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
State Board of Education member Nancy Danhof: Please don’t go back to the dark ages where we say our students can’t learn, and roll back standards." (Lets make kids even more dumb!
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Waivers for 8 More States From 'No Child Left Behind' - New York Times

Waivers for 8 More States From 'No Child Left Behind' - New York Times | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
New York TimesWaivers for 8 More States From 'No Child Left Behind'New York TimesThe Obama administration freed eight states from core provisions of the No Child Left Behind education law on Tuesday, bringing to 19 the number of states granted waivers...
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Gorilla Tango Theatre - Chicago

Gorilla Tango Theatre - Chicago | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
Classic music mashup with today's sound and sense of absurdity! Only at Skokie's Gorilla Tango Theatre!
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Kerry Wood Gone From Baseball; Hardly Forgotten

Kerry Wood Gone From Baseball; Hardly Forgotten | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
Retired righty comes out to Skokie and greets fans, signs autographs for his new book.
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Skokie Foundation Seeking Nominations for $10,000 Prize — Skokie news, photos and events — TribLocal.com

Skokie Foundation Seeking Nominations for $10,000 Prize — Skokie news, photos and events — TribLocal.com | Computer Systems Institute News | Scoop.it
In line with the Cebrin Goodman Center’s mission to increase advocacy, awareness, and education, the Lillian and Larry Goodman Award for Excellence in Drug Abuse Prevention will acknowledge and applaud an individual who has made a significant...
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