So, you want to further your education? Will you pursue a college degree or vocational certification? Which schools offer the programs you need? Is there a campus near you or can you complete it online? Will financial aid be an option? Whether you already have answers to these questions or you’ve just started your research, you’ve come to the right place. SchoolBound.com is here to help, so let’s get started!
Once you've figured out your area of interest and what kind of degree or certification you'll pursue, the next big question is how to pay for it. While higher education costs can seem prohibitive, the good news is that there are lots of options available to help you finance your academic pursuits.Read more
You are what you eat. You have no doubt heard this for years. But never before has that been more true than in today’s fast food nation. I am sure you already know this, but there is absolutely no nutritional value in a fast food establishment’s burger, fries and soft drink, it is nothing more than empty calories. And an enormous amount of calories at that! But, it is fast, …Read more
If you are an older adult like me and you can remember when your teachers passed out those warm mimeograph copies that you lifted to your nose to sniff, you may be a bit intimidated by the thought of going back to school now. You see the technologically savvy younger student everywhere, you may even have one or more living under your own roof. Technology has definitely entered the school …Read more
The most popular shows on TV are CSI or Crime Scene Investigation shows, there has to be ten of them on at any given time. Ok maybe I am exaggerating a little bit. If it’s not CSI then it is police shows and movies, heroes, villains, “cleaning up the streets” and crime solving, and has been since I was a kid. Police dramas have always been popular and it is …Read more
Sara Stevenson is the librarian at O. Henry Middle School in Austin, Texas, who is sick and tired of assaults on the very notion of public education. Here are her reflections on the value of public education and what is being done to it in the name of ”‘reform.” Read more
The health care law may be Republicans’ favorite weapon against Democrats, but the Common Core is also roiling the party and shaping the establishment-versus-grass-roots divide. Read more
Dozens of members of the clergy in Newark have warned Gov. Chris Christie (R) that school reform efforts by his appointed superintendent are causing so much controversy and “unnecessary instability” in the city that they are “concerned about the level of public anger we see growing in the community” over Read more