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College and career ready, flexible time line

I heard a student debate this week on CBC The Current on whether high school should be optional. The pro side argued that teens should be free at the age of fourteen or so to consider many options besides or in addition to formal schooling, including internships, work, volunteering, travel, or personal scholarship. 1,379 more words

Education And Schooling

Springfield High School Dropouts

Like any firm believer, I believe Springfield has great potential to be a great city. All my other posts I constantly try to look on the positive side of Springfield and discuss the good things that this city does. 475 more words

Springfield

Hillary Tells College Students: High School Dropouts Part of ‘Our Web of Responsibility’

Source: CNS News, by Penny Starr

Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told students at Georgetown University on Thursday that they should believe in not only their own potential but of those who may not have a high school diploma who are part of “our web of responsibility.” 114 more words

Collectivism - For The Greater Good, Of Course

Help Teens by Helping them before they become High School Dropout

In a recent Wall Street Journal article by Jonathan House, companies in Carrollton, Ga. And several European companies with operations in the US are working with a few local school districts to replicate an apprenticeship program for high school dropouts. 433 more words

Elcloomism

Brown Shooting Accentuates Need to Eliminate Classroom (Elcloomism)

As many reporters continue to speculate on the Michael Brown shooting, the racism that Blacks students face in education continues to resurface. A recent report by the Office of Civil Rights indicates that Black students are more likely to be suspended when compared to White students. 335 more words

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Ferguson Schools: How to respond to the Brown shooting

The recent Michael Brown shooting will have a tremendous impact on the local Ferguson-Florissant city and school district. The consequences for the city have already resulted in looting and additional conflicts with the police department. 463 more words