National Education Association (NEA) President Bob Chase cheered the news that even in our fast-paced digital age with its emphasis on technology and computer skills, young people still recognize that turning their attention to the printed page is vital to success in work and life, as noted in a

IBM Corporation and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) announced here they have entered into an agreement to help erase the 'digital divide,' beginning with a program to bring technology to higher education institutions supported by HACU.

Findings taken from student surveys of The Metropolitan Life Survey of The American Teacher, conducted in 1993 and 1999 by Harris Interactive, address the issue of violence in America’s public schools.

Some findings include:

The Marshall School of Business, at the University of Southern California, announced that Dean Randolph W.

Between 1972 and 1998, data from October Current Population Surveys show that dropout is least among whites and greatest among Hispanics, and it has declined among whites and African-Americans since the late 1970s.

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Paper prepared for the Conference, "Dropouts in America: How Severe is the Problem? What Do We Know about Intervention and Prevention?" Harvard University, January 13, 2001.

Telecommunications giant AT&T has teamed up with MentorNet, a Silicon Valley-based email network that links women engineering students with volunteers in the industry, to boost the ranks of African American and Hispanic women in math, science and engineering.

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), an international educational and scientific society, announced its FREE, one-day education conference that will examine the "big picture" technology issues facing K-12 and higher education, and tackle important questions surrounding what must happen

For the third year in a row, Pacific Bell is helping educate teens about technology by giving them firsthand experience with some of the most cutting-edge technology offered.

Colgate-Palmolive recently announced its support of community and literacy efforts led by Major League Baseball all-star shortstop Alex Rodriguez.

The BellSouth Foundation Board of Trustees today approved the program designs and funding for the Foundation's philanthropic initiatives for the upcoming five-year period.

After reaching tens of thousands of English-speaking youth with its Warning Signs youth anti-violence initiative, the American Psychological Association (APA) developed a Spanish language version of the Warning Signs guide available at no cost to the public.

The first bilingual Spanish language Web site aimed at educating California's Latino elected officials, community leaders and healthcare advocates about the realities of teen pregnancy in the Latino community was launched at

People can teach themselves to think more creatively, according to creativity expert Michael Michalko. They can start by undoing the established thinking patterns that hold them back.