Category: Education

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Briefly, on the STEM vs Humanities debate

It’s one thing to be critical of some of the excesses. It’s quite another to suggest that there’s something inherently wrong with people who work within STEM disciplines.

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The NCAA Gives In…A Little

The most important aspect of this is that the scales, long tipped against the athletes in almost every way, have been slightly tipped back.

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Woke Math?

Yes, there is a rich and diverse history behind the development of mathematics, but is there currently room in the math class for that?

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Adopt, Don’t Shop

I want to drive home the point that if you’re looking for a pet, you should always think to adopt first.

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Maybe Forgiveness After All

How much debt should you legally be able to take on before you can legally drink alcohol?

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What is the Point of Higher Education?

Back in 2018, I wondered what the Point of Lower Education was. Specifically, I asked the question “what is on the list of things that a high school graduate ought to be able to...

He Was So Well-Respected

Yet with all that training, we get no instruction about what to do when the accused abuser is a fellow teacher.

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Ordinary Bloggingheads.TV

Our own Michele Kerr made an appearance with Glenn Loury on The Glenn Show, talking about teaching, education, race, and student discipline: This conversation follows a previous one between Loury and Mary Hudson, who...

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Mother Sued for Uncovering Abuse

The School Board and all involved are entitled to defend themselves, but decision to counter-attack the mother because she exposed the atrocities happening in that classroom is a ruthless and tasteless move on behalf of a body of public servants.

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Admission Scandal Snares Celebs Among Others

Getting your kid into college by buying a building is a very old joke when it comes to the wealthy and institutions of higher learning. Tax fraud, racketeering, obstruction of justice, and money laundering are not nearly as funny.

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