Note: This article originally appeared in Inside Higher Ed. The recent news cycle has been consumed by the college admission scandal. Ultrawealthy parents spent millions to cheat the system and get their children into places like Georgetown University, the University of … [Read more...] about The Admission Cheating Scam: What’s Next? We should trade outrage and disgust for promise and opportunity, argues Rick Dalton.
Students at Beekmantown Middle School got a lesson in personal finance on March 20th from a self-taught financial literacy YouTuber with over 30,000 subscribers and a cautionary tale for how to avoid a lifetime of debt. Yanely Espinal, Director of Educational Outreach … [Read more...] about CFES Brilliant Pathways Partners with Next Gen Personal Finance to Educate Students About the Importance of Financial Literacy
Dr. John Fortune touring North Country schools as part of a (STEM)/health care careers program sponsored by the Brooks and Joan Fortune Family Foundation in conjunction with CFES Brilliant Pathways. One of the first things students want to hear about when Dr. John Fortune … [Read more...] about Essex’s Dr. John Fortune Teaches Students About Heathcare Jobs Through CFES Program
Students from across the Adirondacks worked side-by-side with cadets and professors from the U.S. Military Academy building circuit boards and learning about careers in STEM at the West Point Robotics Workshop on January 24-25 at the CFES Brilliant Pathways Conference Center. “I … [Read more...] about West Point Robotics Workshop Gives North Country Students Hands-on Experience at Potential Careers in STEM
Over the last several years, schools have been trying to show the importance of STEM-- science, technology, engineering and math-- to students. Now, College for Every Student, a nonprofit in Essex, New York, is pairing up with West Point to work with students interested in … [Read more...] about North Country Program Helps Kids Interested in STEM Careers (WCAX)