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US Failing Education System - nowhere to go but up?

The vigil against DeVos as Education Secretary is riddled in hypocrisy with claims that she will support charter schools and homeschool education leaving public schools in the lynch… The protesters response? 584 more words

Politics

A Bullet for the Teacher

Summary: Commentary explores the disconnect between recent educational reforms and Americans’ beliefs about teachers and teaching.

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Rather than reward intelligence, innovation, or compassion, American educational policies tend to valorize compliance and the attainment of ever-higher test scores.  

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Creating Inclusive Environment

“[T]he dual language program has boosted involvement by Latino parents, which has long concerned school officials here. It has also created more opportunities for cross-cultural appreciation and made Spanish a language that is an important part of the school, not something to try to ignore, she says.” 13 more words

Language

The Real Truth About the American Education System

I watched a brief video recently pitched as “the truth” about the American education system. The implication is we live in a “sick” society because there isn’t enough emphasis on education. 935 more words

Entrepreneurship