San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2007
Education-Portal.com one of the largest existing online directories of colleges, universities, career schools, and distance learning programs, recently announced the launch of a news section featuring hot topics in education.
The constantly updated section (http://education-portal.com/article_directory/Hot_Topics_in_Education.html) includes hard hitting new stories on hot-button education issues like the No Child Left Behind Act, education spending, illiteracy in the U.S., and privatized student loans.
Illiteracy (http://education-portal.com/articles/Illiteracy%3A_The_Downfall_of_American_Society.html) - To demonstrate how serious the problem of illiteracy is in America, Education-Portal.com compiled a list of shocking illiteracy statistics.
Student Loan Scandals (http://education-portal.com/articles/The_Plot_Thickens%3A_Students_at_921_Colleges_Choose_the_Same_Lender.html) - After discovering that a number of universities were giving students questionable advice in regards to student loans, the Department of Education was forced to issue stern warnings. A total of 921 universities were implicated.
Iraq War Spending vs. Education Spending (http://education-portal.com/articles/Iraq_War_Spending_vs._Education_Spending.html) - The Iraq War is costing taxpayers $186,000 per minute--every minute of every day. Education-Portal.com investigates what that money could have bought if it would have gone towards education instead.
No Child Left Behind Act (http://education-portal.com/articles/Bush%27s_No_Child_Left_Behind_Law_Leaves_Certain_Children_Behind.html) - The No Child Left Behind Act has garnered a great deal of criticism since its inception, and now a new study proves the law is leaving the majority of children behind.
Education-Portal.com is an online research portal for teens and adults. In addition to being a search portal for programs at every degree and diploma level, the site provides thousands of objective articles about higher education, degree programs, colleges, universities, career schools, vocational schools, and distance learning schools. In corporate partnership with the American Library Association, Education-Portal.com also promotes the value of librarians in teaching and research roles.