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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

Economy

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

Life

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

TESTING

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

Politics