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Free coding school (phys.org)
by tovarichpeter in #education on 23 Nov 2017  2 comments, latest 11 hours ago
#educationhttps://phys.org/new

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U.S. Needs fewer college degrees. (pbs.org)
by tovarichpeter in #education on 5 Sep 2017  5 comments, latest 17 days ago
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/up #education

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Oil's pipeline to Americas schools - Inside the fossil-fuel industry's not-so-subtle push into K-12 education (apps.publicintegrity.org)
by BayAreaObserver in #Education on 16 Jun 2017  Posted 5 months ago
Jennifer Merritt’s first-graders at Jefferson Elementary School in Pryor, Oklahoma, were in for a treat. Sitting cross-legged on the floor, the students gathered in late November for story time with...

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Spending Blind: More Evidence That Charter Schools Are a Taxpayer Ripoff That Delivers Poor Results (nakedcapitalism.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Education on 13 Apr 2017  Posted 7 months ago
A blockbuster report detailing how California’s charter school industry has wasted hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars by opening and building schools in communities that don’t need them and often...

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How to prevent universities from becoming nurseries (atimes.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Education on 18 Mar 2017  Posted 8 months ago
The undergrad dean at McGill University in Montreal found it appropriate to circulate the text below to faculty – including the business school: “Mental Health Workshop will be offered on...

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Pick for Education Secretary Wont Rule Out Defunding Public Schools (nbcnews.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Education on 18 Jan 2017  40 comments, latest 10 months ago
Betsy DeVos refused to promise that she would not privatize or strip funding from the public schools she would oversee if confirmed. Asked bluntly by Sen. Patty Murray of Washington...

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California's new K-12 test scores - claiming success in faliure? (latimes.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #education on 31 Aug 2016  15 comments, latest a year ago
Starting in January, students at more than 11,000 public schools across California sat down for up to eight hours of testing. By the end of the school year nearly 3.2...

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"Your Degree Is Worthless" Why is this newsworthy? (inc.com)
by Rin in #education on 24 Aug 2016  13 comments, latest a year ago
http://www.inc.com/ilya-pozin/ Excerpt Congratulations, class of 2017, you're entering the home stretch of your college education. For many of you, this will be the last year before you enter into the...

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SJWs have destroyed state universities (breitbart.com)
by The Original Bankster in #education on 20 Aug 2016  8 comments, latest a year ago
These schools wouldnt even exist if it weren't for the education charter that works under the assumption that schools actually improve the economy. the enterprise of education has been turned...

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America desperately needs to redefine college and career ready (marketwatch.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #education on 6 Aug 2016  Posted a year ago
Well-intentioned national K-12 education goals are jeopardizing the futures of millions of kids. Our stated goal is making all kids “college and career ready.” The reality, though, is that we’ve...

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AUDIO: California lags dramatically in STEM college graduates (centralvalleybusinesstimes.com)
by tvgnus in #education on 14 Jun 2016  2 comments, latest a year ago
http://www.centralvalleybusine #education #technology

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JetBlue's 4-year pilot training program, no flying experience needed (techinsider.io)
by BayAreaObserver in #education on 9 Mar 2016  3 comments, latest 2 years ago
Your lifelong dream of navigating the skies could become a reality, thanks to JetBlue's new 4-year pilot training program. The fan-favorite airline announced Monday the unveiling of Gateway Select, a...

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Harvard University debate team loses to New York inmates (wsj.com)
by MMR in #education on 17 Nov 2015  1 comment, latest 2 years ago
In the match, inmates defended the premise that students whose parents entered the US illegally should be turned away from schools. "Students in the prison are held to the exact...
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