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  • McGraw-Hill plans 63 layoffs at Polaris location

    12/07/2012 1:22:47 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | December 6, 2012 | Steve Wartenberg
    McGraw-Hill Education announced today it will layoff 63 employees from its Polaris offices as part of a move to reorganize and upgrade the digital quality of the kindergarten to high school products it offers. The Polaris offices are the headquarters of McGraw-Hill’s School Education division, which is part of the larger education operations. The cutbacks will reduce the number of employees at Polaris to about 510. Nationally, there will be 138 layoffs in the school education division...
  • What's wrong with these pictures?

    11/06/2003 7:13:32 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 26 replies · 347+ views
    Chicago Suntimes. com ^ | 11/6/03 | Lucio Guerrero
    www.suntimes.com http://www.suntimes.com/output/education/cst-nws-insight06.html Open your child's textbook and chances are you won't see these things: *Men playing sports or working as lawyers. *Women portrayed as teachers, mothers, nurses or as a passenger on a sailboat. *Children eating french fries or drinking pop. And don't even think about finding these words in their books: lumberjack, fairy, regatta. That's because school kids are caught in the middle of a fight between two powerful lobbying groups: the liberal left and the conservative right. And while there may be a winner on paper, the real losers are going to be our kids. "The left wants...