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Ill. students to connect online with peers in Ireland


  • Journal Star (Peoria, Ill.)

Community officials and leaders of a parochial elementary school in Peoria, Ill., are developing a cultural exchange with a school in Clonmel, Ireland. School officials envision that the students will… Read More

Westfield State U. to start building new science center


  • Republican (Springfield, Mass.), The

Westfield State University in Massachusetts breaks ground this week on a $33 million science center. The new 54,000-square foot building -- expected to open in 2016 -- will house interactive classroom… Read More

#StackThatPaper helps some schools raise money for supplies


  • Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Some Philadelphia businesses are using social media to help schools obtain resources amid budget deficits. The #StackThatPaper challenge -- launched by digital marketing startup Leadnomics -- challeng… Read More

Writing a memorable thank-you note



Thank-you notes can be a great way for job seekers to reiterate their skills, experts say. Candidates should send both e-mail and handwritten notes and outline how they'd handle their first days on th… Read More