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Features by Sally Herships

Finding the perfect money match online

Can websites like eHarmony really help form the perfect union -- even when it comes to money?
Posted In: online dating

Schools get into the start-up game

It may sound tempting to drop out of school to start your start-up. But it may be even more tempting to stay in.
Posted In: venture, schools, Columbia, VC

Ahh... The scent of alma mater...

Notre Dame is the latest school to market its own fragrance.
Posted In: perfume, smells, college, university, merchandising, notre dame

Community colleges face retirement crisis

40 percent of community college presidents are expected to retire in the next five years.
Posted In: community colleges, Retirement, baby boomers

Adjunct professors join steelworkers, auto workers to get organized

Adjunct and non-tenure track professors are joining unions, hungry for benefits and job security they currently lack. And in a twist, they're not always joining the unions you might expect.
Posted In: Education, higher education, tenure, union

Are teacher prep programs worth the money?

We’re doing a terrible job of training teachers -- and that training is expensive.
Posted In: teacher training, No Child Left Behind, test scores, Education

The economy of walking for cures (Infographic)

The Susan B. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity announced this morning that it is cancelling fundraising walks in seven cities in 2014. How much do they actually make from similar walks?
Posted In: charities, Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation, fundraising

Economic indicator: Home and living magazines

Shelter magazines are on the rebound as the housing industry bounces back. What other lateral signs are there out there?
Posted In: housing market, magazines, economic indicators

In New York, all teachers will be graded

New York is going to start evaluating teachers in all subject fields, and test results will be part of their performance evaluations. This week, the teachers start getting trained in the new grading system.
Posted In: teachers, New York, schools

What the #%*$ did that ad just say? (Video)

We’re hearing a lot of bleeping in ads these days. It may be a crude, but smart, strategy for some companies.
Posted In: advertising, commercials, TV commercials

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