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A House of All-Sorts

Forget all the tinkering around the edges – abolition of hereditary peerages etc. When it comes to reforming the House Of Lords, go for the real deal instead: a House of All-Sorts. 253 more words

Current Affairs

Get Predatory Colleges Out of Job Training

From NYTs Editorial Board 

August 21, 2014

For-profit educational institutions that leave students with heavy debts and worthless credentials do not belong in the nation’s job-training system. 360 more words


Keeping Hope Alive

As I wrap up my dissertation, essentially finishing twenty-one long years of formal education, I’m reflecting on the path I’ve taken and the road before me.  804 more words


On the Hypocrisy of Duncan

Check out @NEPCtweet’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/NEPCtweet/status/502871853523017729

I apologize to you, dear readers, in advance, but I must ask you to read the latest balderdash written by someone who works for Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. 231 more words


Common Core support is crumbling: Opponents still have a long way to go, but they’re shifting the narrative

August 20, 2014 by Jason Pye

There is a growing movement inside Congress and states legislatures to fight back against the Common Core State Standards Initiative, and it looks like it’s beginning to bear some fruit. 545 more words