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[OPINION] From Playground To Profession: Choosing A Career Path At Age 10?

Dr. James Thrasher

A recent Wall Street Journal article by Peter Cappelli, “Why Focusing Too Narrowly in College Could Backfire,” caught my eye. Cappelli writes, “Students are told to learn the subjects that will best land them a job when they graduate. But that could be the worst thing they could do

DREAM Act Passes, Grants In-State Tuition To Undocumented Immigrants

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(via NJ Spotlight) Thursday’s passage of what’s been called the Dream Act — which guarantees tuition equality to undocumented immigrants — has left advocates on both sides of the issue feeling slighted.

Legislature Approves Bill To Study Statewide Full Day Kindergarten

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TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by state Senate Education Chair M. Teresa Ruiz and state Sen. Shirley K. Turner that would create a task force to study issues related to full-day kindergarten, including the feasibility of implementing full-day programs in schools statewide, was approved today by the Assembly.