12for12 April Challenge: Review Your Image

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Here are some similar questions to the web questions above: Are your cards, brochures and handouts free of typos, grammatical errors and design flaws? If you don't know how to design a business card or brochure, hire someone. First impressions are important ; sometimes your business card -- lying on a table amongst other cards and brochures -- is the first and only impression a prospect gets. Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program yet?

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Online Education: Writers, forget trying to pick up a few bucks as adjunct professor

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  Therefore, graduate programs in the humanities will be deep-sixed since they primarily create future professors.   As a marketing communications pro, I might suggest to the current president of Seton Hill Joanne Boyle to create brochures for condos and time shares.

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12for12 April Challenge: Review Your Image

Speak Schmeak

Here are some similar questions to the web questions above: Are your cards, brochures and handouts free of typos, grammatical errors and design flaws? If you don't know how to design a business card or brochure, hire someone. First impressions are important ; sometimes your business card -- lying on a table amongst other cards and brochures -- is the first and only impression a prospect gets. Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program yet?

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 5, 2013: School Funding shouldn't depend upon how powerful your legislator is – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. 23rd

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The NAACP mailed a statement Tuesday to the Pennsylvania Board of Education, urging it to reject a proposal requiring that students pass a series of Keystone Examinations before graduating. 12 on the proposal, which mandates students pass state exams in algebra, biology and English literature in order to graduate. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 11, 2013: Teaching? Piece of cake. Everybody knows you can pick that up in just five weeks….

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The graduation rate has not been above 50% for the last three years. Washington Post By Dylan Matthews , Published: September 10 at 12:38 pm Teach for America , the nonprofit organization that places high-achieving college graduates in school districts in underserved areas of the country, hasn’t lacked for evaluations over the years. They have a high attrition rate, low test scores, and low graduation rates. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 12, 2013: State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards

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link] State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards By Jan Murphy | jmurphy@pennlive.com on September 11, 2013 at 6:24 PM Despite a public outcry about it moving education in a wrong direction, the State Board of Education stands ready on Thursday to vote on a set of grade-level learning goals that come with the implementation of Pennsylvania’s first-ever state graduation-testing requirement. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 21, 2013: School Funding Formula Press Event on Monday 9/23 at 11:30 am Capitol Rotunda

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Read more: [link] Education standards set bar right Hazelton Standard Speaker Opinion Published: September 19, 2013 Some lawmakers and educators worried last week, after the state Board of Education overwhelmingly approved new "common core" education standards, that the protocol would raise the graduation bar too high for some districts and students. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 9, 2013: Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report

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In its place, all public schools in the state will receive a School Performance Profile score based on several measures of student achievement, including scores on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment and the Keystone Exams; closing the achievement gap; graduation rate; promotion rate; and attendance rate. Rose is a professor at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and author of several books.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 23, 2013: With lawmakers returning, it's time to stand up for public education

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In other words, every child, in every community across Pennsylvania , must receive a decent education – one that prepares them to be informed citizens, meet state standards, and graduate from high school ready for college or the workforce and self-sufficiency. Each school will be scored on a 100-point scale through a complex formula that accounts for state test scores, graduation rates, student growth, closing achievement gaps and other factors.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 18, 2013: Pew Poll: With education cuts Philly is eating its own young. "Gov. Corbett's main focus is to ensure that students in the district have access to the best education possible," said Timothy Eller, a spokesman for the state Education Department.

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Contrary to the wishes of school boards across the state, and contrary to evidence-informed testimony and input that tests do not measure potential; in a 13-4 vote, the board ruled that, beginning 2017, students must achieve the arbitrary score deemed “proficient” on a set of Keystone Examinations in order to graduate from high school. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 17, 2013: “Anyone want to see the “crisis in American education”? Come see how the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is denying a thorough and efficient education to the children of Pittsburgh.”

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She said high school graduation rates are at an all-time high, high school dropouts are at an all-time low and test scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress are at their highest point.” If they succeed in their efforts, next spring every Washington-Lee graduating senior will have taken at least one AP or International Baccalaureate course and test. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 7, 2013: Feds want data protected in Trombetta cyber charter fraud case

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Embarrassingly, the Ohio charters had a lower graduation rate. Panel one: Dr. Richard Ingersoll, professor of education and sociology, University of Pennsylvania ’s Graduate School of Education Jamira Burley, executive director, Philadelphia Youth Commission 2:35 p.m. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 19, 2013: Ravitch and Rhee: Two Near-Opposite Views for Fixing Philadelphia Schools

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Education Week Teacher in a Strange Land Blog By Nancy Flanagan on September 17, 2013 2:10 PM As facilitator of an online graduate course in teacher leadership, I strongly recommend that participants read lots of education policy blogs, across a range of political convictions. Introduction and Overview The new Chapter 4 regulations, recently adopted by the Pennsylvania State Board, will require all Pennsylvania students to pass new Keystone exams in order to graduate.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 10, 2013: Supt. Hite: “We cannot allow the city, the state, the School District, or anybody else to think that this is normal”

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Panel one: Dr. Richard Ingersoll, professor of education and sociology, University of Pennsylvania ’s Graduate School of Education Jamira Burley, executive director, Philadelphia Youth Commission 2:35 p.m. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 8, 2013: Where’s the accountability for state and local elected officials responsible for providing a constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education for 134,000 Philly students?

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Panel one: Dr. Richard Ingersoll, professor of education and sociology, University of Pennsylvania ’s Graduate School of Education Jamira Burley, executive director, Philadelphia Youth Commission 2:35 p.m. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 6, 2013: Pennsylvania is a national poster child for why charter schools need better oversight

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Panel one: Dr. Richard Ingersoll, professor of education and sociology, University of Pennsylvania ’s Graduate School of Education Jamira Burley, executive director, Philadelphia Youth Commission 2:35 p.m. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 3, 2013: “Philadelphia, Mississippi: 1963 Black children not allowed in libraries -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 2013 No school libraries”

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And when it comes to graduating seniors after four years of high school, the Big 8 performed better. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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