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Should we mourn a UK exit from Erasmus?

One consequence of the Brexit decision is that our educational institutions will at some stage have to withdraw from ERASMUS+, the European Commissions’s scheme for staff and student mobility. 660 more words

Education

Progress Made by High-Attaining Children from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

Centre for Analysis of Youth Transitions Research Report

June 2014

AUTHORS

Anna Vignoles, University of Cambridge

Claire Crawford, University of Warwick and Institute for Fiscal Studies… 10,049 more words

Higher Education

Family learning and educational inequality

The Public Accounts Committee, a cross-party committee of MPs, this month raised serious concerns about the quality and consistency of support for disadvantaged school children in England. 1,609 more words

What Does Justice Look Like? Addressing the Roots and the Symptoms

I recently spent a rare evening watching a reality television show called “Undercover Boss.” The premise is this: CEOs of companies go undercover as regular employees and see the dark or uplifting side of their corporations. 1,423 more words

From The Fellows

Why Racism Exists in America

The First Unitarian Church of Omaha, to which I belong, has formed a sister church relationship with a predominantly black church in north Omaha, Clair Memorial Methodist Church. 321 more words

Jack Heidel

Trump fans aren't spelling bee champions, but why do we care?

Grammarly is the worst. Seriously, it is. I don’t mean their silly little grammar and spelling checker thing. I’m sure that’s a perfectly adequate proofreading tool, doing its best to reinforce people’s deep-seated insecurities about writing every time they touch a keyboard. 1,038 more words

Prescriptivism And Language Prejudice