7/10/2006

Morning Round-up July 10, 2006

Small Colleges, Short of Men, Embrace Football NYT
Some small American colleges, eager to attract men to increasingly female campuses, have taken notice to how many male students can be lured by football teams, and bring in more tuitionpaying students.

Firm Hopes Old Brand Will Spell Success LA Times
As Educate Inc.'s core tutoring business, Sylvan Learning Centers, is stumbling, the company has decided to revitalize "Hooked On Phonics" which was reduced to infomercials a decade ago.

High school kids given incentives to be teachers
Miami Herald
The Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government has awarded Broward County an Innovations in American Government Award $100,000 grant to enroll high school students in its Urban Teacher Academy Program.

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