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Department of Education

Teaching a Second Language to Elementary Students

I suggest we start a program to start teaching our children “at an early age” a second language. There are more and more companies hiring employees putting emphasis on someone who is bilingual before looking at someone who is perfectly qualified in every area except being bilingual. I don’t look at this as “forcing” a second language on a child, but giving that child a chance to excel beyond expectations. Children... more »

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Department of Education

Encourage young people with investing

Encourage young people to work during summer holidays and university years and start been reponsible for their money. Create some 'youth investment bureau' and advice them on investing their money and finance in the state with bonds, charities...or privately with cars, homes, land, enviromnent... they should get advice from counsellors at a young age so they won't waste when they become adult.

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Tapping into our colleges and universities

A significant number of employees are currently or will be retiring in the near future! We need bright, intelligent employees who are analytical/critical thinkers, responsible, and eager. It's time to change the adage and belief that government employees are indifferent and lazy. As a young federal employee, we need to tap into the resources at our fingertips - our colleges and universities! Outreach programs, student... more »

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Legislative Branch

Education

What of the idea of using the hundreds of millions of dollars utilized by agencies to create and maintain a "university" and instead use that money to send federal employees to REAL community colleges/universities to get an education that benefits both the empoyee & the agency ?

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