Category: Education

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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I, Too, Became That Parent

We never thought that we would be the type of parents to consider private school. And yet.

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Ordinary World: Education

Your Ordinary World Education links ft stories on active shooter drills, does homeworks work, hand notetaking, speech, big science, grade inflation & more

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Ordinary World: Education

Ordinary World: Education from Ordinary Times and Scott J. Davies with links to stories about higher ed, charter schools, community college, elite schools, quality of education and more for you to read, share, & discuss.

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Is Online Education Living Up To Its Potential?

Online learning is going to be an ever-growing aspect of education in the future, particularly at the tertiary level. It is imperative that online courses become more effectively designed and accessible in order to maximise the benefits for students.

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The Deliberative Society and the Paradox of Political Engagement

We have arrived at a paradoxical position: our democratic institutions require our participation for their continued legitimacy and health, but a sudden surge of political engagement is currently driving their instability and stress-testing them to breaking point.

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Is The Lambda School Model The Future of Higher Education?

The level of student debt accrued by students has skyrocketed in recent years. At the same time, the benefits of obtaining a bachelor’s degree and the ensuing debt that goes along with it has been diminishing. The current model of higher education, it would appear, is ripe for disruption.

Enter Lambda School

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A Tale of Two Falwells

It’s easy to see the vestiges of Falwell, Sr.’s “I Love America” rallies in President Trump’s MAGA spectacles. Falwell the younger has evolved from organizing conservative Christians to mastering how to monetize them. With Donald Trump and the future of America as the new pitch, they have been politically weaponized.

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