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Aug 22, 2014 by

YOUR HELP NEEDED TO COUNTER GOV. MIKE PENCE WHEN HE COMES TO DALLAS — AUG. 29 – 30, 2014   From Donna Garner:   From what I...

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Porn is ‘pervasive’ in our liv...

Aug 22, 2014 by

A poll of 18-year-old UK teens conducted by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) found that a large majority of both boys...

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How far will teachers go to im...

Aug 22, 2014 by

For the first time since the introduction of performance-related pay, students’ results could affect their teacher’s salary. Sarah...

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Opportunity ripe for a charter...

Aug 22, 2014 by

Education policy has evolved over the years in Michigan to mimic the old Chinese proverb: “When you open the window, all the flies...

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Efforts to Raise Teacher Certi...

Aug 22, 2014 by

A billboard that periodically springs up along Texas highways asks two questions: Want to teach? When can you start? It is a message...

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Common Core Support in Free Fa...

Aug 22, 2014 by

More than half of Americans know a fair amount about Common Core and the majority opposes the initiative. Public opinion toward the...

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Majority of Likely Voters Say ...

Aug 22, 2014 by

A poll released Thursday finds that a majority of likely voters are not on board with allowing the recent illegal immigrant minors to...

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California lawmakers pass educ...

Aug 22, 2014 by

California community colleges could offer four-year degrees for the first time, and suspension of defiant schoolchildren would be...

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Temple Univ. Jewish Student Pu...

Aug 22, 2014 by

“Before this I just thought Students for Justice in Palestine was crazy but I didn’t know it would lead to violence.” A Jewish...

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Leeds 3 — The Beauty Of ...

Aug 22, 2014 by

Julia Steiny -   This is Part 3 of 5 on Leeds’ efforts to become a Child-Friendly City.  (Here are Part 1 and Part 2.)...

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Mulgrew and the Media

Aug 22, 2014 by

UFT President Mulgrew has taken a lot of heat for the teachers union’s role in the march in Staten Island. He was accused of...

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Never Tired of Learning

Aug 22, 2014 by

When our thousands of Chinese students abroad return home, you will see how China will transform itself.” — Deng Xiaoping China is...

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Michigan Gov. Who Drove Up Une...

Aug 22, 2014 by

The former Michigan governor whose leadership oversaw a severe economic downturn, skyrocketing unemployment, Detroit’s emerging...

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Karen Lewis’ union members can...

Aug 22, 2014 by

The desk set . . . Attention! Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, a former chemistry teacher, needs an eraser. Last week,...

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Over Half of College Student L...

Aug 22, 2014 by

With U.S. wages plunging and the nation’s over $1 trillion in student loan debt soaring, U.S. Department of Education data...

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Gallup: Majority Now Oppose Co...

Aug 21, 2014 by

After a survey found support for Common Core shrinking, a second poll found an outright majority opposes the standards. Only 33...

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57 Percent of Americans Say On...

Aug 21, 2014 by

The latest Reason-Rupe poll finds that when it comes to kids and their trophies, 57 percent of Americans think only the winning...

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Scholars Defend Controversial ...

Aug 21, 2014 by

Andrew Desiderio - History scholars this week defended controversial revisions to the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum’s...

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As Higher Ed Implodes, College...

Aug 21, 2014 by

Jennifer Kabbany - As higher education faces a crisis of epic proportions, a group of respected campus leaders from across the nation...

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Georgia state school board poi...

Aug 21, 2014 by

ATLANTA – The Georgia state Board of Education is fighting back against Michelle Obama’s school snack rules and is poised to undercut...

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