Posts tagged "education"

Is Sheryl Sandberg's 'Ban Bossy' Campaign Bad for Boys?

Is Sheryl Sandberg's 'Ban Bossy' Campaign Bad for Boys?
After days of discussing, researching, arguing, reading and thinking about Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Ban Bossy’ campaign I have to admit, I’m exhausted. And confused, because the one question that keeps popping into my head is: what about the boys? Oh no. I’m not actually going to defend men here, am I? After all, men are responsible for building... Read more »

I am the 47 Percent, Mr. Romney

“All right, there are 47 percent who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it. That that’s an entitlement.”      -Mitt Romney,... Read more »

Rebel Yell: Why Traditional College is for the Birds

Rebel Yell: Why Traditional College is for the Birds
Picture this: a reasonably intelligent girl growing up in a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania. Even among her working class neighbors, most of whom do not have college degrees, she and her family are considered poor, with piles of garbage outside their dilapidated house and the requisite broken-down car in a dirt driveway teeming with... Read more »
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An After-School Affair

An After-School Affair
Being part of Families in the Loop has lots of perks. At the top of the list is the incredible group of Chicago professionals and business owners I’ve come to know over the past year. Each day they’re hard at work, achieving excellence in their industries and inspiring dreamy entrepreneurs like me to keep going.  So this... Read more »