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How JT's use of 21stC skills paved his way to the PMO

I didn’t vote for Justin Trudeau’s government, and traditionally have never leaned politically in his direction, but like all Canadians am bombarded and intrigued by the media machine that is JT & co. 934 more words

Technology In Education

Five eye-opening figures from the U.S. Education Department’s latest civil rights data dump

Catherine Lhamon, who leads the U.S. Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights, speaking last month during the GLSEN Respect Awards in New York. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for GLSEN Respect Awards) 585 more words

Education

A Head for Freedom?

Nick Gibb’s claim that the ‘Free Market’ in UK education will drive up teachers’ salaries is either the naïve frothing of a headless Friedmanite fundamentalist, the Friedmanite, headless frothing of a naïve fundamentalist, or the fundamentalist frothing of a naïve and headless Friedmanite. 581 more words

Education

A Passion For Nuance

I dipped beneath the silvered clouds and beheld the vast, red and writhing plains of Hell.

If this age were a sheet of ruled A4 and our lives were the pencilled, spidery scrawlings of an infant God; then, as our lives were written down the page, they would gradually fall away, either left or right, into the margins. 288 more words

Education

Read the Full Transcript of Jesse Williams’ Powerful Speech on Race at the BET Awards

 “Just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real”

Grey’s Anatomy actor JesseWilliams was awarded BET’s Humanitarian Award on Sunday night. The outspoken human rights activist—who executive produced the recent documentary, 807 more words

Education

Here's the Biggest Winner of the Sports Authority Bankruptcy

According to Goldman Sachs.
Few companies have come forth to buy Sports Authority’s stores as the retailer goes through the bankruptcy process.

That’s a good sign for Dick’s Sporting Goods DKS 3.59% , according to investment banking giant Goldman Sachs GS 2.08% in a Monday note to clients. 308 more words

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