Archive for August, 2011

Graduation Promise Act of 2011

Forty years ago, the United States was ranked number one in the world in high school graduation rates. According to the 2009 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), students in the United States rank 17th in graduation, 12th in reading, …

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Bringing Education Back to the Forum: Education Nation

With all the political firestorms recently over healthcare and America’s budget, the great task of improving education seems to have been lost (again) in the shuffle. This is a shame, since no nation can expect to produce a vibrant economy …

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Tutor Certification Options

Tutor Certification Links: National Tutoring Association http://www.ntatutor.com/certification.htm American Tutoring Association http://www.americantutoringassociation.org The Association for the Tutoring Profession http://www.myatp.org/cert.htm International Tutoring Association http://www.itatutor.org

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Tutoring Match’s Marketing Assistant

Tutoring Match’s Marketing Assistant will work in close consultation with TM’s Regional Director.  Employment:  Initially a part-time position (10-20 hours per week) Job Responsibilities and Duties:  Help establish and improve a wide variety of initiatives and media elements for Tutoring …

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Tutors: Invest in Yourself.

Recently, I read a blog written by promient communication consultant, Mark Jeffries, in which he commented on why businesses are not spending wildly in this fragile economy. Actually, he wrote that businesses are spending money by investing in themselves. Many …

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Start the 28th Amendment

The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified!  Why?  Simple!  The people demanded it.  That was in 1971… before computers, before e-mail, before cell phones, etc. Of …

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