Parents will soon face the often-dreaded parent-teacher conference. But what seems to be an evaluation of student performance is more often than not an evaluation of the parent and the teacher, by each other. Danielle Pillet-Shore, assistant professor of communication at the University of New Hampshire has been studying parent-teacher interactions for a decade.
When companies go out of business, their leaders often blame something other than their own performance for the failure. Lehman Bros.’s CEO Richard Fuld said his immense compensation package had nothing to do with his firm’s death ...
Initial analysis of data on 21 states spread broadly across the country reveals that nonprofit employment actually grew by an average of 2.5 percent per year between the second quarter of 2007 and the second quarter of 2009, the worst part of the recent recession. By contrast, for-profit employment in these states fell during this same period by an average of 3.3 percent a year ...
(NNPA) - Analysis by the National Women’s Law Center of July jobs data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that unemployment surged among vulnerable groups of women last month, highlighting the need for Congress to do more.
Oakland, CA -- The Making a New Reality Foundation will launch PROJECT G.U.R.L.S. - a global initiative to engage girls of color in leadership development and utilizing their own voices to create change. The initiative begins with the inaugural G.U.R.L.S. Rock Summit in Oakland. “It’s a big deal. It is a game changer for girls of color and a journey toward a 2012 global leadership summit ...
Venus Williams has become a household name. Venus is synonymous with success. At the young age of 30, she has become a huge success in a number of ways. Most people are familiar with her career in tennis. She is a two-time Olympic Gold medalist and she has won numerous Wimbledon titles.
(NNPA) - A 2009 study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revealed that black teens and young adults are more prone to violence than their white counterparts. Despite that alarming fact, mentoring and counseling groups like the District-based Evolutionary Elders (EE) ...
105 New Selected Talented Voices from Historically Black Colleges and Universities for the 2010 Choir Kennedy Center Performance with Host Dr. Shirley Caesar "Lifting Voices for Health, Leadership, Diversity and Economic Empowerment"
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