The History of Student Loans in Bankruptcy

Jeanne A. Curley

Student loans are basically non-dischargeable, almost everyone knows this. There are some very specific circumstances where even today you can have your student loan debt discharged, but that is a narrow exception that often requires a fight and money to fight. We will discuss the current state of dischargeability in […]

What is Scientific Inquiry?

Scientific inquiry requires students to use higher order thinking skills as they learn science using a hands-on minds-on approach. Inquiry’s foundation has its roots in John Dewey’s book Democracy in Education (1916). In this book he describes how true learning begins with the curiosity of learners. Defining Scientific Inquiry His […]

Science Is Important In a Preschool

The “s” for “science” is left out in the pursuit of the “3 R’s” (e.g., “reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic”) as the foundation for an early childhood education curriculum. However, science is invaluable in education, especially in the daycare and preschool years. Science is more than just learning chemical equations and […]

The Importance of Financial Education

“Vitally important for a young man or woman is, first, to realize the value of education and then to cultivate earnestly, aggressively, ceaselessly, the habit of self-education.” -BC Forbes Education is extremely important to any successful investor. Education can come in many different flavors. Some people have been given the […]

Child Begging: A Blight on Society

For child beggars, there is nothing like school. From day to day, week to week, months running into years, the routine is the same: begging along highways despite the inherent risks and hazards. Begging has become a widespread profession in many developing countries. Some adults beg because it is an […]