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Why Managers Should Reveal Their Failures

If you want to get your messages through to employees, be ready to confess your your own management shortcomings, counsels Alison Wood Brooks. [Author: by Dina Gerdeman]
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Brightwood College closing all locations, including schools in Van Nuys, Riverside

Education Corp. of America on Wednesday announced the closure of all of its campuses, including Brightwood College locations in Van Nuys and Riverside, as the company grapples with financial and accreditation challenges. ECA, one of the nation’s largest for-profit college operators, runs 25 Brightwood Colleges. But the closures extend well beyond that. The company owns more than 75 campuses, according to Inside Higher Ed, with about 20,000 students enrolled primarily in certificate-programs that...
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Pasadena City College has a new president — she’s coming from LA Valley College

Veteran community college leader and historian Erika A. Endrijonas has been chosen by the Pasadena City College trustees to serve as the school’s next president. Endrijonas, the current president at Los Angeles Valley College, is set to start work in Pasadena next month, pending contract negotiations. The trustees expect to finalize her hiring at their Jan. 16 meeting, according to a college news release announcing the appointment. “I am thrilled to join PCC at a time of such impressive growth a...
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1 Student Killed After Truck Crashes into Indiana School Bus

The boy died after the truck rear-ended the bus near the town of Argos
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The Salary Taboo: Privacy Norms and the Diffusion of Information

Barriers to the diffusion of salary information have implications for a wide range of labor market phenomena. This study of employees of a real organization shows that individuals significantly misinterpret their peers’ salaries, partly due to pervasive preferences for concealing own salary, and a potentially strategic decision of high earners to withhold their personal information. [Author: by Zoë B. Cullen and Ricardo Perez-Truglia]
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Why Managers Should Publicize Their Failures

If you want to get through to your employees, be ready to confess your failures, counsels Alison Wood Brooks. [Author: by Dina Gerdeman]
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Stay Cozy: Get the Best Sweaters from These Stores

Get yourself a collection of warm and fashionable sweaters for the winter months to come. If I were to sum up my winter attire in one word, it would be sweaters. I can layer them under different jackets, wear them as dresses, pair them over jumpsuits, wear them over button-down shirts, rock them with leggings, the list goes on. I probably don't need to tout the amazingness of sweaters to you. Sweaters are for sure a staple item in every girl's wardrobe. As we head towards the coldest time of th...
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Introducing the Mellotron: A Groovy 1965 Demonstration of the “Musical Computer” Used by The Beatles, Moody Blues & Other Psychedelic Pop Artists

With a name like a laid back 60s robot, the Mellotron has been most closely associated with psychedelic pop like The Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever,” the Moody Blues “Nights in White Satin,” and David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.” But the early sampling keyboard, an electro-acoustic device that used pre-recorded tape strips mounted inside an organ-like keyboard, was first marketed, Gordon Reid writes at Sound on Sound, to “old-time/modern/Latin dance audiences.” It was supposed to convinc...
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Major Shame to the 'Major Shamers'

We all have our own strengths, and that's why we all choose different fields of study. Read on to learn why major shaming is a major problem! College is a place where you can grow, learn, and be accepted in an open environment...right?Most of the time, yes. Until the conversation turns to majors.Let me just stay that I am grateful to be attending a university that has offered so many opportunities to me; further, that I have been privileged enough to surround myself with people who value educat...
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Abortion pills could be given out at UC, CSU universities in California

Hoping for support from California’s new governor, an Inland state senator has re-introduced legislation requiring on-campus health centers at the state’s public universities to offer abortion-inducing pills to students seeking to terminate their pregnancies. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, is similar to legislation vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown in September. , Brown, who leaves office next month, wrote that the bill wasn’t needed because abortion-inducing medication is “widely ...
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West Midlands schools 'fuelling violent crime by excluding pupils'

Police and crime commissioner links growing number of exclusions with knife crime surgeViolent crime is being fuelled by schools that are increasingly using expulsions to protect their league table status, the police and crime commissioner for the West Midlands has said. Related: We are turning tide against violent crime in London, says Met chief Continue reading...
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Looks on Campus: Hannah - University of Oxford

Spring-inspired style.Here in England the days are getting frostier, our clothes thicker, and the leaves more crisp. I couldn’t be more excited to see Oxford in the winter; think cozy scarves, boots, and hats galore. What I was not expecting however, was this exquisite winter coat draped over such an optimistically sunny outfit, worn by the lovely Hannah. Is it too much to hope that spring has come early? Hannah 101 Name: HannahHometown: Cardiff, WalesSchool: Hertford College, University of Ox...
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"I’m a Democrat and a Feminist. And I Support Betsy DeVos’s Title IX Reforms."

Writes Lara Bazelon, the director of the criminal juvenile justice and the racial justice clinics at the University of San Francisco School of Law in a NYT op-ed. She is concerned about due process and "racial dynamics."[In the law school clinic I direct,] we see what the Harvard Law School professor Janet Halley described in a 2015 law review article: “The general social disadvantage that black men continue to carry in our culture can make it easier for everyone in the adjudicative process to p...
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How one teen made it from foster-care chaos to a loving family and UW’s halls

Treehouse helps foster kids stay on track academically and personally and beat the odds to graduate at the same rate as other Washington students.
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Finastra’s Hour of Code program connects more than 1,000 kids to the world of coding

Finastra to support Computer Science Education Week December 3-9 London, UK – December 4, 2018 – Since the end of September, Finastra has hosted more than 1,000 children at its offices around the world for programming that introduces young people to Read more… The post Finastra’s Hour of Code program connects more than 1,000 kids to the world of coding appeared first on TechRecur: Latest Telecom Media & Technology News, Trends, Analysis, Press Releases.
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Stream 48 Classic & Contemporary German Films Free Online: From Fritz Lang’s Metropolis to Margarethe von Trotta’s Hannah Arendt

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve seen the German Expressionist classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. As soon as Robert Weine’s 1920 film came out, it was described as essential. Or as one reviewer wrote, “so-called cultured people who fail to see it are neglecting their education.” There are dozens more German films to which that sentence might apply. Films from the country’s explosive Weimar moment—which also produced Metropolis, Nosferatu, M, Faust, etc.—to those of the New...
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David Byrne Creates a Playlist of Eclectic Music for the Holidays: Stream It Free Online

Whose music do you put on when the holiday season comes around? Perhaps musicians like Lonnie Holley, Gurrumul, Erkin Koray, and Juan Luis Guerra? Maybe you've just thrilled with recognition at one or more of those names, or maybe you've never heard of any of them — but in either case, you should get ready for a highly unconventional holiday experience featuring their songs and those of many others, all of them curated by David Byrne. Each month the peripatetic, oft-collaborating musicia...
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