Anthony Cody notes that the definition of education has become increasingly utilitarian, thus narrowing what is taught and learned only to the skills that make students college-and-career ready. 624 more words
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO/AP) — Minnesota’s attorney general has reached a settlement with a Milwaukee for-profit college that requires the institution to notify prospective students about the accreditation of certain programs and offer refunds to students who may not have had full information about what they needed for career certification. 541 more words
ALEC (the American Legislative Exchange Council) is the corporate-controlled organization that is pulling the strings on behalf of the privatization movement.
Its next meeting will be held in Washington, D.C., on December 6 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on H Street. 164 more words
The joint SIPTU and IFUT charter for action against the corporatization of Irish universities was formally launched yesterday (November 25th).
The Defend the University event at Buswell’s Hotel in Dublin was addressed by Ronnie Munck of the DCU SIPTU Section Committee, along with Jens Vraa-Jensen of Education International, Rose Malone, president of IFUT, Mike Jennings, IFUT general secretary and Louise O’Reilly, SIPTU Education Organizer. 316 more words