New Boss…eeek!

The school I work for is a franchise.  All this week we have, what I’ve called “randoms”, coming in and our of our school all week.  They are asking the teachers for passport photos and other documents.  However, no one knew why…at first we thought it was about the workshop, we did something taboo…But then,…

Teacher’s Conference

So, since I have time I want to touch on some thoughts from conference I went to over the weekend for work. This post is not a complete thought, more of slew of ideas…I’m still processing information.  Background information:  Korea has public and private schools just like America.  Most Koreans go to public schools.  After…

For-profit Education Concerns

I know I talk about For-profit Education and all the wonders and possibilities it holds.  If I was looking for an ethical investment something that yields steady returns I would consider Education.  For-profit schools are supposed to fill a gap that the current education system is void, it should be a socially responsible company.  A For-profit school seems…

Halting Pell Grants at For-Profit Schools Will Hurt Minorities- Maybe Not?

I enjoy scanning TheRoot.com on my google reader every afternoon.  It usually has a nice mix of news from around the country.  However I was pretty surprised when I read the post regarding Pell Grants Hurting Minorities. Being a minority myself, I am sort of conflicted about the issue.  Yes, I want minorities especially black men to…

Increasing Access to Quality Education

So after reading the comments from a post on Change.org about the issues in For Profit Education I been thinking of ways these schools can impact the system. Some of the comments focused on the issue of the For Profit schools not telling the truth to their prospective students.