The student loan debt crisis is a hot topic across America from living rooms, where parents and students look for ways to pay for college, to the halls of Congress, where legislators work to manage the federal student loan programs.
If you are old enough to remember drive-in movie theaters and full-service gas stations, where the attendant not only pumped your gas but checked your oil, then you might have been taught the basis of a good education were the "Three R's: Reading, wRiting and aRithmetic."...
Some people approach job interviews like they would approach a large dog. They walk a mental line between fight or flight as they try to look strong, but secretly pray to see a metaphorical tail wag from the interviewer. A fortunate split from the metaphor exists in that an interview is (hopefully) prepared for, while chance meetings with large animals are rarely expected.
The number of school-age children in Texas and the demand that puts on the state to train new teachers is tough to visualize. The latest figures from the Texas Education estimates that there are more than 5.3 million elementary and secondary age children in Texas.