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Progress Made by High-Attaining Children from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

Centre for Analysis of Youth Transitions Research Report

June 2014


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

The more education you have, the more interested you are in lifelong learning

Adult education researchers have long taken the Gospel of Matthew, where Jesus said “For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath”, as a parable for their own field. 349 more words