Education News 01.16.14

Jan 16, 2014 by

I am going to share an uncommon approach that can help you graduate faster, avoid student debt, and jump into the job market

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January 16, 2014

Dr. Martin Haberman 1932 – 2012

Daily News

UT System Launches Interactive Salary and Debt Database
…interactive website that includes salary and debt information for graduates of its institutions after one year and five years in the workforce.

PreK-8 schools in CMS struggle
Most of the 5,100 students who attended those schools last year were less likely to pass state exams and more likely to be absent or suspended

“Moneyball” Your Way to a Debt-Free College Degree
I am going to share an uncommon approach that can help you graduate faster, avoid student debt, and jump into the job market

First lady uses film to make pitch for education
‘‘Everybody else is going to be talking about resources, but the one thing I can bring to this is the message

Commentaries and Reports

Paul Horton: The Cure for the Common Core
The Common Core is like that insidious commercial that creeps into the darker recesses of our short-term memories:

Who Is Carmen Farina?
Sol Stern – Mayor De Blasio’s new schools chancellor is a longtime champion of failed progressive pedagogy.

It’s Not Just Government, It’s Schools, Too
Fordham demands state tests must bow to Common Core, then it demands private schools must bow to state tests,


Doubts over Common Core won’t be easily dismissed
George Will – “If you like your local control of education, you can keep it. Period.” To which a burgeoning movement is responding: “No. Period.”

Poll: The more people know about public schools, the more they favor education reforms
…data shows that when the public is armed with information about the local district’s national ranking, the share assigning an ‘A’ or ‘B’ grade

Higher Education

Exposing the Israel Bashers: Opinions Without Facts
How appealing, even seductive, it is to justify prejudiced expressions by simply asserting the defense of “we’re just expressing our opinion.”

Women Engaged In College Sex Hookups Experience Depression
“Hookup behavior during college was positively correlated with experiencing clinically significant depression symptoms,”


Hundreds of teachers accused of sex with pupils
Her teacher was given a 12-year prison sentence after being found guilty of rape, indecent assault and another serious sexual assault.


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