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Teach children how to make a p...

Feb 27, 2015 by

David Cameron believes schools should do more to encourage business Children must be taught how to make a profit if the country is to...

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Common Core’s unintended conse...

Feb 27, 2015 by

More teachers write their own curricula by JONATHAN SAPERS – st year Melody Arabo had the hardest year of her 13-year teaching...

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Public Pension Reform Is witho...

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by Glen Brown –    To possess a right to a promised deferred compensation, such as a pension, is to assert a legitimate claim...

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PBS Film 180 Days: Hartsville ...

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Premiering March 17 as Part of “American Graduate,” a Public Media Initiative to Improve High School Graduation Rates   NEW YORK...

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Labour would cut top level of ...

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Ed Miliband pledges to lower fees from £9,000 by curtailing pension tax reliefs if Labour is elected, arguing current system of...

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Chris Christie Admits ‘Regrets...

Feb 27, 2015 by

In an interview at CPAC with conservative show host Laura Ingraham, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) acknowledged why many...

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Jindal’s federal Common ...

Feb 27, 2015 by

Gov. Bobby Jindal’s Common Core case against the federal government is going forward. Judge Shelly Dick ruled Thursday (Feb....

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No Child Left Behind 101: wher...

Feb 27, 2015 by

The No Child Left Behind Act is overdue for a rewrite. The House takes up floor debate on a mostly GOP version Wednesday, and Senate...

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Around the World in 30 Days – ...

Feb 27, 2015 by

C. M. Rubin’s global education report from India, England, Finland and Europe In January, I talked with world leaders from...

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Professor Donald Elder: 60 Gre...

Feb 26, 2015 by

An Interview with Professor Donald Elder: 60 Greatest Americans- Thomas Paine Michael F. Shaughnessy Professor Elder, one name that...

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Markus Juonala: Vitamin D and ...

Feb 26, 2015 by

An Interview with Markus Juonala: Vitamin D and Heart Risk Michael F. Shaughnessy 1) Dr. Juonala, could you tell us a bit about...

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Shock: Common Core’s Fordham I...

Feb 26, 2015 by

A column in the Washington Post Wednesday observes that opponents of the Common Core standards continue to brave obstacles in their...

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5 Reasons Kids Should Play Org...

Feb 26, 2015 by

Entrepreneurs & Former Pro Athlete Explain Life-long Lessons Learned in Youth Competition In the past 30 years, obesity has more...

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Missouri Judge BANS Common Cor...

Feb 26, 2015 by

A judge in Jefferson City, Mo. ruled on Tuesday that the state’s payment of more than $4 million in membership fees as part of a...

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Charter school group is politi...

Feb 26, 2015 by

Los Angeles mayors once played the role of kingmaker in school board elections. Both Richard Riordan and Antonio Villaraigosa took on...

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Obama Threatens to Veto NCLB R...

Feb 26, 2015 by

As expected, President Obama is threatening to veto a House Republican bill that would reform the No Child Left Behind law. According...

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Missouri lawmakers to schools:...

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JEFFERSON CITY News of a vicious beating of a 12-year-old autistic boy at Liberty Middle School reverberated through the Missouri...

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Saturday School Program Aids i...

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim – SILVER SPRING, Md. — When Micah Charles gets up on Saturday morning to take advantage of the tutoring...

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Government Should Subsidize, N...

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Social policies have influenced the rate of growth in single-parent families By Paul E. Peterson – Key facts about one-parent...

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Doing postgrad: the cold hard ...

Feb 26, 2015 by

Take off those rose-tinted spectacles. Postgraduate study may be a wonderful thing, but how are you going to pay for it? Foor most...

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