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Expert discusses ways to improve public preschool access in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Many education experts agree that children who get some schooling before Kindergarten are more likely to see success down the road, and a new report from the U.S. 71 more words

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U.S. Dept. of Ed releases names of schools on financial watch list

The names of some 550 technical schools, colleges and universities whose federal aid is being restricted due to “cash monitoring” by the the U.S. Department of Education… 344 more words

VOICES FROM CAMPUS

Will the US Department of Education take your school’s Title 1 funds if you opt your student out of the SBAC? Short answer, no.

There is no federal or state law that requires financial penalties to schools’ Title I funds if parents refuse to allow their children to take the PARCC tests.

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Education Department Terminates Contracts With Five Debt Collectors

The U.S. Department of Education will terminate its relationship with five debt collectors.

This announcement follows numerous complaints about allegedly illegal debt collection practices.

The debt collectors being terminated are Pioneer Credit Recovery, owned by Navient Corporation, formerly known as Sallie Mae, Coast Professional, Enterprise Recovery Systems, National Recoveries and West Asset Management.

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The American Dream, Education, and Poverty

The ideology of meritocracy is key to the American Dream. The word “America” immediately conjures up thoughts of equal opportunity for all. According to Johnson, “the American Dream promises that our system functions as a meritocracy… people get ahead or behind based on what they earn and deserve rather than what circumstances they were born into” (20). 507 more words

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Let's Talk About 'Hysteria'

 

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

 

“We’ve GOT to make noises in greater amounts!  

So, open your mouth, lad!  For every voice counts!”

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Bill and Wendy Full Show 01-23-15

Bill and Wendy talk with US Undersecretary of Education Ted Mitchell, Comedian Jimmy Shubert, TV Film Editor Rick Bentley, and more.

http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/billandwendy/BWFullShow012315.mp3

Bill Leff And Wendy Snyder