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UNLV Boyd School of Law U.S. News Ranking

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

Congratulations to the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law for jumping from 100 to 88 in the U.S. News and World Report rankings of the nations best law schools. It’s great to see the school continue to gain recognition on its merits at such a staggering pace. It’s hard to believe the […]

The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

Friday, January 25th, 2008

I recently came across a fascinating article in Scientific American about what contributes to succes in the classroom and later in life. The study found that reinforcing the idea in your child’s mind that he or she is smart is less effective than reinforcing the value of working hard.
It comes down to establishing one of […]

Holy Shift!

Sunday, January 13th, 2008

This is an excellent slide show. I have often expressed my frustration with the state of education in the Unites States today. We could be in serious trouble in the future unless something is done about it NOW. The following slide show is thought provoking and almost alarming. I don’t know about you, but I […]

100 Best Books of the Year 2007

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

The New York Times listed the 100 Notable Books of 2007 on their site. The list is below. How many have you read? Me? Only one. That’s embarrassing.
Fiction & Poetry
THE ABSTINENCE TEACHER. By Tom Perrotta. (St. Martin’s, $24.95.) In this new novel by the author of “Little Children,” a […]

Utahns Say No to School Vouchers

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Well, it’s official. Utahns voted down the school voucher program. Read more here. That’s too bad. I think it would have given parents more choices with regards to their children’s education. Oh well… What can I say except that’s the way it goes in a democracy…

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