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The grammar hammer will smash the chances of being an executive or lawyer

Posted by   /  August 7, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Education, Rose Law Group  /  2 Comments

From the Rose Law Group Reporter Growlery By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer he Judge: “Counsel, this court does not accept briefs with “BTW, LOL, pls dismis,” or “irregardless.” he verdict: Expediency and shortcuts in grammar are looming as a serious degradation of American literacy, despite the findings of a YouGov poll. Twelve percent of […]

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Grand Canyon University plans $100M in construction this year

Posted by   /  August 7, 2017  /  Education, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Grand Canyon Education Inc. (Nasdaq: LOPE) is planning $400 million worth of construction projects to expand its Grand Canyon University campus in Phoenix over the next four years. About half of that will be spent over the next couple of years, including the construction of a second engineering […]

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Nearly one -third of U.S. teens use electronics to cheat, survey finds

Posted by   /  August 7, 2017  /  Cybersecurity, Education  /  No Comments

By Sharon Noguchi | The Denver Post U.S. teens think they are savvy about cybersecurity — so much that nearly one-third skirt school safeguards to access banned content and 29 percent admit to using tech devices to cheat in school — but more than twice that many say they know of classmates who have cheated […]

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Another top Arizona business leader is pushing for a big increase in state education tax

Posted by   /  August 3, 2017  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Alia Beard Rau | The Republic While Gov. Doug Ducey remains mum on his position on increasing the state’s education sales tax, the businessman he appointed to help overhaul the state’s school-funding formula now publicly is pushing for a hike. Related: Non-profit alleges campaign volunteers, school district violated election laws Jim Swanson, CEO of […]

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Legislative bill would block out-of-state college students from voting in Arizona

Posted by   /  July 29, 2017  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

 By Chris Benincaso and Tyler Paley | Cronkite News Republican state Rep. Bob Thorpe is drafting a bill this summer that would ban out-of-state college students from voting in Arizona elections, sparking criticism from other public officials. “The legislation to really suppress voters, especially young voters that attend universities, is wrong,” said Rep. Isela Blanc, […]

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Realtor.com: Chandler among 10 best for affordability, schools

Posted by   /  July 28, 2017  /  Education, Real Estate  /  No Comments

AZ Business Magazine Realtor.com, a leading provider of online real estate services operated by News Corp subsidiary Move, Inc., today released its ranking of the 10 most affordable housing markets with top elementary schools. Led by Aurora, Illinois. (60503), located outside Chicago, the list also includes towns from all over the U.S., from Royersford, Pennsylvania., to […]

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A matter of degree: Communications director claimed he had one

Posted by   /  July 27, 2017  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Joseph Flaherty | Phoenix New Times Dan Godzich is in charge of communications for the Arizona Department of Education, but his social media pages and an official press release fudged his own educational history. Godzich does not actually have a college degree. In a June 23 press release announcing his appointment as the Director […]

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Largest Legacy Traditional School expands in Surprise

Posted by   /  July 26, 2017  /  Education  /  No Comments

By Richard Smith | Independent Newsmedia Already the largest Legacy Traditional School by enrollment, the Valley-wide charter school district’s Surprise campus will soon have 600 more students. LTS-Surprise, at 14506 W Sweetwater Ave., has expanded with a $6.75 million separate junior high building for grades six through eight. When classes begin Aug. 3, the third-year […]

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I skeptically tried practicing gratitude. It completely changed my life

Posted by   /  July 26, 2017  /  Education  /  No Comments

By Leslie Turnbull | THE WEEK A few years back I worked in a university building that also housed an entire department full of psychologists, all of whom seemed to see us administrative types as perfect guinea pigs for their latest theories. I learned to be wary of answering seemingly casual questions in the elevator. […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] The deadline dean

Posted by   /  July 23, 2017  /  Education, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Next on the agenda: conquering fake news By Jimmy Magahern | Phoenix Magazine ith the sitting U.S. president declaring journalists “the enemy of the American people” and dismissing the work of respected outlets like The New York Times and NBC as “fake news” – all while his detractors pine for the next Woodward and Bernstein […]

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