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Common Core, Part 2 -- The Claim of Failure

In the first part of this series, we discovered that President Eisenhower’s decision to let the Russians launch a satellite first was a military-political decision; it had nothing to do with the education system in the United States, which he deemed as successful. 248 more words

Common Core

The Delhi Revolution, 2.0: Failing #School System 'Needs Total Overhaul'!

Affidavit filed @ Supreme Court in #Delhi reveals truly stunning levels of inefficiency + incompetence in the Indian capital's #edu system

— ッ MEDIOLANA® EDU (@Mediolana) …

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Sexism Kept me out of STEM - (an anecdote)

*Note: This is the story of how I lost at Math. It’s how sexism happens.  There are details, personal ones.  You’ve all been warned.

Sixth grade was the first time I was sorted. 3,298 more words


Taking Education on Faith

In an ironic twist, erstwhile Republican Governor (but really presidential candidate) Scott Walker wants to create a new entitlement program.  Yes, you read that right.  He is proposing that every low income family who chooses to send their kids to private schools should have the cost paid by the state.   849 more words

Education and the minimum wage

There is no doubt that a good education matters in life and in income. There also appears to be little question that some schools are not delivering on expectations. 317 more words

Observations On Life

Gov. Deal proposes plan to turn over failing schools

ATLANTA (AP) – State lawmakers plan to begin discussing Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposal to turn over management of failing schools to a state-run district.

The joint education committee with lawmakers from both the House and Senate is scheduled to meet this afternoon at the Capitol in Atlanta. 86 more words


The Problem With Education: It’s Not Just the Schools

By David Low, MD, PhD1 and Barbara J. Low, Dr. PH2

1Professor Emeritus, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston TX

2Adjunct Faculty, Athabasca University, Alberta, Canada… 1,172 more words

Public Health