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.
Maybe what Americans hunger for most doesn’t come on a plate or in a paper sack.
Repairing the student loan crisis should be a bipartisan issue and I’d even go so far as to say there’s a strong conservative case in favor of.
Imagine my surprise when I walked into my classroom, and strung across the chalk board was a banner reading, in big purple letters, “WELCOME TO EM CARPENTER DAY”.
The passive politics of society and education.
I can’t help but feel sympathy for Lori Loughlin.
And blessed be those who buy their way out of Tempe.
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.
We never thought that we would be the type of parents to consider private school. And yet.
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Goodbye hippy parenting, hello guided reading levels
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
How Berkeley – and Crisco – informed me that I was done with the technology industry.
Ordinary World: Education with stories and links on learning, education, teaching, tutoring, and much more from Scott Davies and Ordinary Times.
“So you’re saying this won’t be on the test?”
It is a given that at some point during almost any discussion about school reform, a reference to Finland’s education system will arise. However, a closer look at Finland’s education system and reforms raises questions about the popular narrative of its education system.