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Don't Let Employers Define You: Define Yourself Instead

Podcast available HERE

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We’ve all been taught in this day and age–especially us millennials–to get good grades in school, get a degree, and find a good paying job. 706 more words

Business

Disrupting Class: Chapter 1: Why Schools Struggle to Teach Differently When Each Student Learns Differently

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Like good business professors, the authors begin this chapter with a case: The school’s star forward is struggling in chemistry class, while others around him seem to get it. 561 more words

Education

Betsy DeVos's Confirmation Hearing --A Critique

A Critique of Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos’s Education Hearing Erupts Into Partisan Debate

By Kate Zernike and Yamiche Alcindor

JAN. 17, 2017

DeVos Endorses ‘Choice’ in Education… 2,401 more words

Education

Disrupting Class: Introduction

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The introduction begins with a simple listing of the purpose and aspiration of schools. Schools should prepare people to 1. maximize their potential, 2. join the workforce, 3. 405 more words

Book Club

The Wannabees

Anti Fed Ed Warriors, look closely at the example family above. Chances are we know several families like the “Wannabees”. I chose this fictitious name on purpose. 1,028 more words

CCSS Machine

Lawmakers' spending framework includes cuts, no new taxes

Joint Ways and Means Committee co-chairs lay groundwork for budget talks in the 2017 session.

The co-chairs of the Legislature’s joint budget-writing committee Thursday presented a spending plan that included cuts in services to reflect the state’s expected $1.8 billion shortfall for the next two-year budget cycle. 12 more words

Portland Tribune