Some aspects of national honors societies are beneficial, such as their tutoring and community service chapters. However, the positive qualities of these societies, to many students, are not the deciding factor for joining. For most, it's the way the words "honor society" looks.
Just four days after winning re-election for a fifth term, Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) president Sepp Blatter announced his resignation. And it's about time.
Some may know Belle Gibson as the mastermind behind a revolutionary health app. Most observers, however, would call her a selfish liar and manipulative scammer.
As the number of new computer technologies increases, it's clear that our digital lives will become a much larger part of our overall lives. Rather than trying to hide from this fact, every person needs to figure out what balance of "real" and digital life works for them personally.
Charter schools are pushing the widespread movement for the privatization of education. But the effects are not better. In many cases, they're much, much worse.