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Uprooting Bad Ideas in Education

Bad ideas can do a lot more damage when they are not explicitly stated. When you are told that ‘nobody believes that’ what is often meant is ‘nobody says that’. 595 more words

Education Policy

U.S. Senate -- July 7th *** STOP FEDERAL EDUCATION TESTING NOW

HELP STOP Federal Education Testing!  Celebrate the 4th of July by Fighting for Freedom!

Please Call, Write, Email and Tweet  #StopFedEd #StopNCLB – Contact Senators and Congressmen… 1,434 more words

Education

The Mighty Phoenix Not Rising

The Apollo Education Group, parent company of the University of Phoenix, announced this week additional reductions in staffing across the institution’s campuses. Student enrollment has declined nearly 50% over the past 5 years for Phoenix and the trend appears to be continuing. 352 more words

For literacy it pays to start early

Guest blogger: Jerome Finnegan.

The Read On. Get On. coalition is working towards the ambitious goal of all children in England attaining a good level of reading by age 11, by 2025. 416 more words

Childhood & Early Education

Life after the hub model: Can satellite campuses save rural NS?

Well, the annual summer pack up of classrooms is over, and for some, this is a sad time of the year indeed. Despite the downright heroic efforts of a few small community groups, a few small community schools have heard their death knell sounded, and, barring a major miracle, will soon be closed for good. 1,252 more words

Public Education

Empty 'Creativity' Is the Easy Option

Part of the attack on knowledge which still strongly persists is the labelling of ‘mere’ factual knowledge as ‘lower order’ in the style of Bloom’s Taxonomy. 815 more words

Education Policy

said, “is that you put your arms around them.” Advisors and counselors build relationships with students and use those relationships to support their success at Arizona State. 735 more words

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