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McGraw Hill Is Changing its Name After 128 Years

McGraw Hill Financial Inc. is getting rid of its family name for the first time in its 128-year history.

The company has put plans into motion to change its name to S&P Global Inc. 152 more words


My motivations, Connect, LearnSmart and SmartBook

What motivates you to continue to teach this type of class?

That is an excellent question. Sometimes it is difficult for me to stay motivated when teaching this kind of class. 175 more words

First Year Experience

Why the Testing Craze in the United States for K-12 Students? It's all about Corporate Profits, and Has Nothing to Do with Education, Accountability, or Standards

A few days ago, a public school teacher quit her job after fourteen years in education. Why? The profitable testing industry forced her out. She was tired of giving test upon test, more this year than last. 680 more words

Shane Atchison and Jason Burby: An interview by Bob Morris

As CEO of POSSIBLE, Shane Atchison leads the the digital agency’s long-term strategic vision of working with leading financial service organizations, consumer brands, start-ups, nonprofits, and community-based organizations, helping each realize the potential of the Internet and its impact on their business. 1,336 more words

Bob's Blog Entries

Texas Rejects Plan to Fact-Check Textbooks

Members of the Texas Board of Education have rejected a push to create a group to fact-check textbooks used in student classrooms. The vote passed 8-7 against the measure, even though the Texas textbook industry has faced controversy in the past, most recently for referring to American slaves as “workers” in a history textbook. 356 more words


Malcolm X Grassroots Movement at Georgia State organizes against McGraw-Hill

Since the news broke in October about McGraw-Hill World Geography textbooks labeling slaves as migrant workers, the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement at Georgia State has created a petition to urge the university to rise up against the “whitewashing” of history. 813 more words