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Americans for Prosperity Growth Forum August 26

There was a considerable amount of debate this year in our state legislature over funding for our roads and bridges. Where does MS stand on funding for infrastructure? 274 more words

Mississippi

Of candy, ice, & equity

And then the whining schoolboy, with his satchel

And shining morning face, creeping like snail

Unwillingly to school.

-Shakespeare, As You Like It

Reading these lines for the first time as a college student, I smiled in recognition of Shakespeare’s schoolboy. 1,043 more words

Fran Haley

Anchorage School District Considering Starting School Later

ANCHORAGE, AK August 11, 2017 — As the school season fast approaches, the question of whether the Anchorage School District should change its school start times faces the district. 406 more words

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Reprint: Students and the Education Factory (1999)

Given the recent mood of the university, I’ve decided to reprint an extract from Grant Brookes & Dave Coyler’s Students and the Education Factory: A Marxist analysis of the crisis in education… 1,953 more words

New Zealand

Pre-Service Teacher Education vs. the World

I cannot promise below anything as exciting as battling a potential new partner’s seven evil exes, but I do want to wade into an important but too often overlooked aspect of how we assign power and blame to teacher impact of student achievement. 682 more words

Education

Radical Unschooling Narrative for Neophytes

In Part One Confessions of a Radical Unschooling Neophyte I shared where I feel I can most contribute to the RU movement, and why I am compelled to be involved. 1,390 more words

Community; Society

Bringing Higher Education to Every School Zone

Many students do not attend college or acquire any form of higher education simply because they or their parents can’t afford the daily commute to their choice college, and/or the thought of regularly catching a city bus, even with a student-discounted daily, weekly, or monthly bus card isn’t very appealing to the majority of should-be college prospects. 371 more words

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