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Ellen Siminoff

Ellen Siminoff on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with a founding executive and Senior Vice President of Yahoo, Ellen Siminoff. An entrepreneur and investor, she is currently the CEO of Shmoop, an educational website.

03/26/2013

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California sees steep fall in teacher pink slips

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California teachers are seeing a steep drop in pink slips, thanks to the strengthening economy and new revenue from voter-approved taxes.

03/16/2013

When it’s OK to lie in a relationship

Sean Huran, faculty member in the school of Communications at DePaul University, tells Maggie and Michael how romantic partners use affection to lie to each other, although he says it’s counter-intuitive. Click here to listen.

03/12/2013

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5 forms of financial aid for college – besides scholarships

On Money 101 today, Bob McCormick interviewed independent college counselor Danny Ruderman, author of “The Ultimate College Acceptance System.” Danny shared five forms of financial aid for college besides scholarships. Click to listen.

03/01/2013

Obama puts Georgia’s pre-K program in spotlight

ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama singled out Georgia’s early childhood education program in his State of the Union address, but the state has stumbled to meet its goal of enrolling every child in pre-K since it made that a priority two decades ago.

02/13/2013

Teachers flip for ‘flipped learning’ class model

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – When Timmy Nguyen comes to his pre-calculus class, he’s already learned the day’s lesson – he watched it on a short online video prepared by his teacher for homework.

01/28/2013

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College survey: finance worries up, politics shift

(AP) — Each year since 1966, UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute has conducted a massive survey of incoming freshmen at four-year colleges, asking questions about their motivations, their plans and their political views.

01/23/2013

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Record number of students apply for UC admission

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More students than ever are applying for undergraduate admission at the University of California.

01/18/2013

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USC study: California’s aging population and future ramifications

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An unprecedented drop in California’s child population coupled with a growing wave of Baby Boomer retirements has major implications for the state and should drive lawmakers to adopt policies that will nurture young people.

01/08/2013

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Calif schools face rising special education costs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state report on special education in California has found that school districts are shouldering an increasing share of the cost of educating students with disabilities.

01/03/2013

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Helping LA’s foster youth at UCLA

Foster youth are often denied access to adequate educational and residential programs that can meet their unique needs. Results are damaging and long-term. But a program at UCLA provides a helping hand to educational opportunities.

12/20/2012

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

Miramonte Teacher Accused of Lewd Acts on Kids Heads to Court Today

Former Miramonte Elementary School Teacher Mark Berndt is charged with 23 counts of committing lewd acts on children. He’s being held on $23 million bail. Penny Griego and Phil Hulett speak with Berndt’s new attorney Manny Madrono. Listen to a replay…

12/13/2012

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