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About the National Recreation and Parks Association
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks, recreation and conservation. Our work draws national focus to the far-reaching impact of successes generated at ... More

Army Offers Tuition Assistance
The Army Reserve offers opportunities for selected reserve soldiers to pursue their education on a voluntary basis. Voluntary education plays a vital role in a reservist's career because it enhances promotional opportunities. Voluntary education ... More

The Teachlead Initiative
The U.S. Department of Education recognizes the great work of teachers throughout the country, who give of themselves to improve educational opportunities for all students. We support the work of teachers through initiatives and resources that ... More

Columbia University Has One of the Best Nursing Programs
Columbia University is located in New York City, New York. It is a private, Ivy League university found in the Morningside Heights area of Manhattan, and is the oldest learning institution in the state. Columbia is also the fifth oldest ... More

A Career In Public Service
As a college senior graduating 15 years ago, Amy Potthast wanted to find work she could love, but was clueless about public service jobs. "I didn't realize I could make a career out of being a good citizen," she says. "I didn't think my career ... More

Salary of the Average Police Officer
A police officer is part of one of the three areas of our criminal justice system. Members of the police force are responsible for enforcing the law. An officer will patrol neighborhoods to deter criminal activity as well as monitor any threat to ... More

The Higher Costs of Law Enforcement Education
As tuition costs rise, payoff for education falls, and incomes stagnate, is a college degree a luxury that law enforcement officers no longer can afford? A local police officer's median annual wage in 2010 was $55,010, but in small jurisdictions, ... More

The Art To Teaching Students
Long past are the times when we teach content just in case a student might need it. A great teacher will devise a way to give the students an urgent reason to learn skills or knowledge and then let them show they have learned it by what they can ... More

What Makes A Good Teacher?
Teaching is hard work and some teachers never grow to be anything better than mediocre. They do the bare minimum required and very little more. The great teachers, however, work tirelessly to create a challenging, nurturing environment for their ... More

Preparing Teachers For The New Classroom
While there were some world-class medical schools, far too many had low or non-existent admissions standards, didn't ensure their students understood the science behind medicine, or didn't provide opportunities for hands-on clinical practice. A ... More

Becoming a Teacher
Educational Requirements - Teachers: To become a teacher you usually need a bachelor's degree. All public schools require that and many private schools do as well. Generally, one has to complete an approved teacher training program that ... More

Nursing Salaries For RNs and LPNs
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Nursing Salaries Licensed practical nurses typically train for their careers through a year-long education program at a hospital, community college or vocational school. After graduation, candidates must pass the ... More

The Profession of Nursing
Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life. Nurses may be differentiated from other health ... More

What To Expect As A Navy Nurse?
As an Officer in the Navy Nurse Corps, you'll develop strong peer-to-peer relationships with Navy Physicians - along with the respect and honor that accompany the Navy uniform. 1. Work with a team of talented colleagues united by a common ... More

Work Environment For Registered Nurses
Registered nurses work in hospitals, physicians' offices, home healthcare services, and nursing care facilities. Others work in correctional facilities, schools, clinics, or serve in the military. Most registered nurses work in well-lit, ... More

Universities With The Best Reputation
Harvard university has retained its number one spot on the Times Higher Education's world reputation ranking of universities, with US institutions taking eight of the top 10 positions. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford ... More

Significant Factors In Choosing the Best Nursing Program
Deciding where to go to college is a very important decision. That's why we have taken the most significant factors into consideration when looking at the A-Lists. We hope to answer questions like: How much will college cost me? Am I likely to be ... More

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