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Oil's pipeline to Americas schools - Inside the fossil-fuel industry's not-so-subtle push into K-12 education
on 16 Jun 2017
Posted 5 months ago Jennifer Merrittâ€™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...
Spending Blind: More Evidence That Charter Schools Are a Taxpayer Ripoff That Delivers Poor Results
on 13 Apr 2017
Posted 7 months ago A blockbuster report detailing how Californiaâ€™s charter school industry has wasted hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars by opening and building schools in communities that donâ€™t need them and often...
How to prevent universities from becoming nurseries
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 â€“ including the business school: â€œMental Health Workshop will be offered on...
Pick for Education Secretary Wont Rule Out Defunding Public Schools
on 18 Jan 2017
, 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...
California's new K-12 test scores - claiming success in faliure?
on 31 Aug 2016
, 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...
"Your Degree Is Worthless" Why is this newsworthy?
on 24 Aug 2016
, 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...
SJWs have destroyed state universities
by The Original Bankster
on 20 Aug 2016
, 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...
America desperately needs to redefine college and career ready
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 â€œcollege and career ready.â€ The reality, though, is that weâ€™ve...
JetBlue's 4-year pilot training program, no flying experience needed
on 9 Mar 2016
, 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...
Harvard University debate team loses to New York inmates
on 17 Nov 2015
, 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...