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The Costs (and Benefits) of Extreme Weather

Extreme weather events and the resulting damage may be the new normal.   These seemingly constant states of emergency are creating real costs for those who fail to prepare, and in some cases, these weather events are changing the ways organizations operate.   Homeland Security officials have declared that failing to prepare for extreme weather  Continue Reading »

Million Dollar Teacher

Georgia kindergarten teacher Deanna Jump has earned more than $1 million selling lesson plans on a peer-to-peer site called TeachersPayTeachers.  Since the site launched in 2006, 26 different teachers have made more than $100,000 each.  The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) launched its own site this summer, Share My Lesson, where teachers can share free  Continue Reading »