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Reasons the U.S. Schooling System is Failing?

Education Week recently published an article outlining 8 (more) reasons the education system in the U.S. is failing. Matthew Lynch (2015) has put out a multi-series of articles discussing the issues which surround U.S. 178 more words

Education Reform

Jeb Bush in Atlanta, says Donald Trump’s deportation plan ‘isn’t feasible’

The third member of the Bush political dynasty was in Atlanta for fundraising efforts and to wolf down a hotdog and slurpy at the famous Varsity restaurant in Midtown Atlanta. 385 more words

Jeb Bush in Atlanta, says Donald Trump's deportation plan 'isn't feasible'

The third member of the Bush political dynasty was in Atlanta for fundraising efforts and to wolf down a hotdog and slurpy at the famous Varsity restaurant in Midtown Atlanta. 385 more words

Newsletter

Resegregation and Purposely Failing Schools for Black Kids -Pinellas County, Florida

This one is jaw dropping. A County in FLorida which intentionally voted to re-segregate schools, and then intentionally denied basic benefits to the newly created poor schools. 691 more words

Racism

Jefferson Davis Academy: A bright spot in Blackville, SC

Jefferson Davis Academy (JDA) is a private Christian school in Blackville, South Carolina with 165 students, down significantly from just a few years ago. The school is 99% White and has a very high teacher to student ratio. 248 more words

Southern Heritage

Missouri Student Transfers Up Slightly This School Year

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – More than 1,170 Missouri students from two failing school systems in the St. Louis area have been placed in other nearby districts for the upcoming school year, only slightly more than the nearly 1,150 students who switched from the Riverview Gardens and Normandy schools last year, new data show. 410 more words

News

Jessica Bakeman Turns up the Heat!

Jessica Bakeman reports on politics and education policy in Capital New York’s Albany bureau. In a recent article focused on MaryEllen Elia, our recently appointed New York State Education Commissioner, Ms. 482 more words

Politics