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MexicoWatch: Protests, demands, politics, death

We open with a documentary from VICE News:

The Missing 43: Mexico’s Disappeared Students

Program notes:

On September 26, students from the Teachers College of Ayotzinapa in Mexico en route to a protest in Iguala were intercepted by police forces.

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Uncurrent Events 11.29.14

Today In The Past

Events

526 – Antioch in modern day Syria struck by Earthquake, about 250,000 die

799 – Pope Leo III, aided by Charles the Great, returns to Rome… 1,548 more words

Education

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: There is Much to Be Grateful For in Catholic Higher Ed This November

It is becoming a mantra for me: Catholic higher education in the US is a bright light for the church and the world when it comes to LGBT justice.  932 more words

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Why School Supplies Donors Should Retrieve/Fulfill Required Lists from Schools

School supplies donors do a noble service that is very often of minimal effect, however, where significant portions of donated items are not on students’ required supplies lists. 93 more words

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Properly Timing Student Assignments

I’ve visited a number of classrooms where students are disbursed and rendered in some instances less than five to ten minutes on assignments that, by design, require double or more the allotted time to reasonably complete. 108 more words

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risk: the NSPCC briefing on home education

This is the fourth in a series of posts prompted by the NSPCC briefing Home education: learning from case reviews. The briefing highlights recommendations from seven serious case reviews (SCRs) published between 2008 and 2013 involving home-educated children. 1,644 more words

Education

I loved you

People have been writing love letters to libraries. Book Week Scotland have urged us to write about our favourite library, and presumably preferably a Scottish one. 403 more words

Books