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Author Archives: Ramsey Douglas

About Ramsey Douglas

Legal professional and education reform blogger. I've visited over 40 countries — which should be next?

Three Things To Do While You’re in Dallas To See The Final Four

If you’re a college basketball fan with tickets to the Final Four, you’re getting ready for an action packed trip to Dallas. But don’t limit yourself to basketball–check out some of the area’s highlights to turn your weekend trip into a real getaway. Whether you’re headed there with your family or with your buddies, there’s … Continue reading »

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Some New Laws in 2014 May Surprise You

Across the country, there are many new laws taking effect in 2014. Some provide protection to children, while others are related to wildlife conservation. Tanning Salons In Texas, minors are no longer permitted to enter tanning beds. The minimum age has gone up from 16 and a half years old to 18, which is no … Continue reading »

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Continuing Education Provides Learning Opportunities for People of All Ages

The idea behind continuing education is to further learning, though there are few specifics about the exact definition of what constitutes continuing education. Everything from advanced learning programs for accomplished professionals to kid-friendly introductory classes fall within this category. More and more of these learning opportunities are popping up in areas, both rural and urban, … Continue reading »

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Travel Turns Philanthropic in 2014

It’s always admirable to be giving of your time and money to nonprofits and other good causes. But what if you’re too busy to incorporate weekly volunteer work into your schedule or unable to make a financial contribution on a regular basis? A new trend in travel gives even the busiest people or those on … Continue reading »

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Electronic Discovery Expected to Make a Significant Impact on Legal Cases in 2014

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended in 2006 to address a growing concern about the discovery of electronically stored information. That data includes an arsenal of information-rich resources such as voicemails, electronic calendars, instant messages and chats, emails, and other online resources. Whether stored on a local device, such as a laptop, tablet, … Continue reading »

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2014 Rings in New Laws for the New Year

Along with the new year, 2014 ushers in a host of new laws across the country. From tanning bed regulations to recreational marijuana, check out the laws that might be taking effect in your state. If you live in Illinois, underage tanning in salons is now a thing of the past. Starting January 1, tanning … Continue reading »

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Three Tips for Traveling with Children

Traveling with kids is inevitable, whether it’s an hour-long road trip to visit the grandparents or an international flight for an exciting family vacation. Unfortunately, many parents dread taking their kids on trips. They worry about their child’s behavior or that it will be just too stressful. However, with the right planning and preparation, both … Continue reading »

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Virtual Schools And The Students Who Most Benefit From Them

Virtual schools are a new, technology-based education option for teenagers. Though they’re a relatively new alternative to traditional schooling systems, they are gaining national attention. Teens and their parents may choose to consider a virtual school for a number of reasons. One of the leading reasons parents choose an online education program for their child … Continue reading »

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The History of American Education Week

American Education Week is celebrated the week prior to the week of Thanksgiving each year. This year, parents, media representatives, and the general public took part in a variety of activities to support and bring attention to the American public school system and its teachers. The planning of this annual weeklong event began in 1919 … Continue reading »

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Top Travel Destinations for Honeymoons

After saying your vows and the last of the guests have left, you and yours want the chance to spend some time together alone and celebrate the commitment you’ve just made to each other. For most, the honeymoon signifies the start of your life together. Of course you want it to be special. If you’re … Continue reading »

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