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The Curse of the P word

Lately I’ve been experiencing a bout of nostalgia for simpler times. What happened to the good old days, filled with low expectations and mindless worksheets? I’m all for a robust education, but must we continually challenge the school community…right up until the very last day?  603 more words

Parenting

HOW TO FIX PUBLIC EDUCATION: GET RID OF IT

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By Lee Duigon
June 17, 2011
NewsWithViews.com

If you want to fix America, you have to fix America’s broken education system; and you must start by getting rid of the one we have. 813 more words

Education

School dress codes have valid purpose, administrators say, as opposition grows louder

Amid the uproar across Canada over student dress codes, school administrators came to the defence of such rules on Wednesday, saying they are not meant to stifle creativity or be sexist. 692 more words

News

Dayton And Lawmakers Refocus Budget Fight On Education

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — With the location of a special session sorted, Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders zeroed in on a budget impasse Wednesday that touches several areas of state government but hinges mostly on the state’s public schools budget. 662 more words

News

Segregationists never went away: We just call them “small-government conservatives” now

SALON

Black freedom & opportunity in America has always required the very federal intervention the right wants to destroy

The continuing decline of public sector jobs at local, state, and federal levels is having an abysmal economic impact on African Americans, for whom steady, stable government employment opportunities have provided a sure path into the middle class. 1,389 more words

Politics News

Continual War between Charter and Public Schools [GUEST EDITORIAL]

There’s a war going on between charter and public schools- Listen up!

By Bashir Akinyele


Here are the reasons charter schools succeed over public schools.

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Detroit