Betsy DeVos Has Plans For Our Educational System

The new Secretary of Education in the Donald Trump cabinet is Betsy DeVos, spouse of Dick DeVos the former CEO of the Amway Corporation in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Betsy has long been a champion of school choice and school vouchers so parents and students can have more say in how they receive their education.

After a controversial and tumultuous nomination and confirmation procedure for the Secretary of Education, people are learning that DeVos is a determined and accomplished person who truly believes in her cause. And it is about time that someone addresses the problems that confront our educational system that is no more effective now than it was 60 years ago.

For years we have experienced a have and have-not educational system where people in the suburbs have enjoyed the American dream as far as educational opportunities and the inner cities and many rural areas have been left behind. It is not that money has not been spent in most areas, but it would seem that other forces are at work. Follow Betsy on Twitter.

This is why Betsy DeVoss has advocated school choice and school vouchers for students who are disadvantaged. She asks a very important question about why is still necessary for a child’s education to be tied to a zip code that forces that student to show up at a building and listen to four or five lectures where nothing seems to apply to that student’s real life?

There is a tacit agreement that inner cities have poorer test results than do suburban schools, simply because there is a different culture going on in the inner cities. The same could be said for remotely rural areas. This is why DeVos is so involved with school choice and vouchers.

She was a sponsor and an advocate for Detroit charter schools that were public funded. While there was not a total success in that venture, there was enough to illustrate that the model can work. It took lots of community investment in time and interest but given enough of that the future can look very bright indeed. The reading scores were very good, the math was terrible, but the graduation rates were very good.

Today there are enough good students coming out of inner city schools to illustrate that the potential is there, but there needs to be more effort put into the kids and not necessarily the facilities. Betsy DeVos is a declared advocate of investing in the kids and their needs in equipment and techniques that directly affect them.

Just about every student in America knows how to operate a smartphone or a tablet, so why aren’t more of them used directly in the educational process? DeVos just wants people to be innovative and come up with better ways to implement the educational process in ways that get the attention of the students, so they want to make it happen. Once they see why education is their ticket to a better life, you cannot hold them back. Check this article from New York Post.

Mikhail Blagosclonny Succeeds in his Career

Mikhail Blagosklonny is a well-known scientist in the field of medicine and research. The Russian scientist has established himself as an expert in aging and cancer therapies. He also holds a position of professor at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in the field of Oncology.

He is also an editor of some journals that talk about the dreaded disease, cancer. After completing high school, he went to St. Petersburg, First Pavlov State Medical University and successfully graduated with an M.D. in Internal Medicine.

Afterward, he went to do a doctorate in experimental medicine and also studied cardiology, fields which made him acquire the knowledge required in carrying out research. He commenced his successful career when he was appointed as an associate professor of medicine at New York Medical College.

He continued to excel as he went to Ordway Research Institute where Mikhail works as a senior scientist until 2009 when he joined another coveted institution called Roswell Park Cancer Insitute. Joining this organization is a dream come true because it is dedicated to helping cancer patients, a field that Mikhail is interested. View Mikhail’s profile on Google Scholar

Many know Mikhail Blagosklonny from is the ability to formulated hypothesis that has the focus on the possible discovery of cancer drug and prevention of aging. It is a theory that is based on what Mikhail beliefs that TOR signaling has a primary role in cancer and aging process.

It is an idea that has made scientist dig deeper into the issue. He has a lot of interest in the Rapamycin drug which has a lot of possibility of curing cancer. Mikhail Blagosklonny has also authored some books that have been of help to his students and other researchers. From his research, he has published a lot of journals and other papers regarding the field of Oncology.

He is the current editor-in –chief of Cell Cycle, Aging, and Oncortaget. He is also a board member of Cell and Death. He takes many positions being a talented researcher. He works as an associate editor of Cancer Biology and Therapy. Mikhail Blagosklonny has worked hard to see the ratings of Oncotarget improve. There is also an increase in the number of people in the medical field that are reading the journal.

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Vijay Eswaran And The QI Group Spread Prosperity Throughout Asia

Vijay Eswaran is a well-respected and beloved businessman. The co-founder and chairman of the QI Group, he has provided economic opportunities and philanthropic services for thousands of people. A native of Penang, Malaysia, Eswaran has working-class roots. But through his vision and hard work he is now one of Asia’s richest men.

The vehicle he has used to attain his great wealth is the multilevel marketing juggernaut the QI Group. What has made Eswaran a hero to many is because he has not only created good-paying jobs for hundreds of thousands of people, he has also shared his wealth with the masses.

Eswaran’s introduction to multilevel marketing came during the 1980s while in the UK attending the London School of Economics. In his free time he drove a cab, picked grapes and did construction work to make ends meet. He also he also studied at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants to become professionally certified in direct sales marketing.

Eswaran learned more about direct sales while at Southern Illinois University in the United States earning his MBA. After graduating he worked with a number of major organizations and when he returned to Malaysia in 1998 he co-founded the QI Group. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran:

Times were hard when Vijay Eswaran founded the multilevel marketing company, but he persevered. He recruited thousands of independent sales representatives, taught them the intricacies of direct sales and shared with them his vision for the company.

He then motivated them with his powerful talks, provided them with high-quality, affordable products and sent them out into the big cities and small towns throughout Asia. Read more: Vijay Eswaran in Forbes Philanthropy Heroes list

Within a decade those sales representative became prosperous businesspeople and spread the company’s products into more than 30 countries. By the time the QI Group was 10 years old, the sales team was generating annual revenues in excess of $750 million.

Since that time Vijay Eswaran has written several best-selling books on business, written well-received articles for newspapers in Sri Lanka and Malaysia and has been invited to speak at major universities and business forums and conferences. He has also be given numerous awards and accolades.