HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: George Washington Shrinks Incoming Class Size To Stop Rankings Slide.
The Learning Counsel is organizing this event for area school leaders. They are offering the 6 th edition of their Digital Education - Special Report online - Systems Leadership versus the Classroom. The conversation is definitely worth having and Leilani does an awesome job of facilitating the dialogue. Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Fall 2018 Law School Admissions Season Opens With A Bang: Applicants Are Up 14.2%.
The future of education… heads to Blu-ray. The ultimate teaching machine spirals out of control when the Vestron Video Collector’s Series releases the sci-fi thriller Class of 1999, arriving for the first time on limited edition Blu-ray™ on January 30 from Lionsgate. In the film, a high school principal employs robotic teachers to keep order […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, FREE SPEECH EDITION: FIRE files amicus brief with Wisconsin Supreme Court in McAdams v. Marquette. FIRE has filed an amicus brief with the Wisconsin Supreme Court in the case of John McAdams, the tenured Marquette University professor who was fired after criticizing a graduate student instructor’s pedagogical techniques on his personal […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: House GOP To Cap Amount Of Student Loans For Law School, Eliminate Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
High fives to our episode sponsor AMAZE, a collaboration between three expert organizations in the field of sex education. AMAZE produces engaging sex education videos for 10-14 year olds and just launched Having The Talks, a series of videos and resource materials to help parents get past the awkward and get talking. Show More Summary
Christine interviews Nora Gelperin, Director of Sexuality Education and Training at Advocates for Youth. She shares down-to-earth advice about how to talk to kids about sexual abuse: what it is, how to recognize it, and how to protect themselves.
(November 28, 2017 02:47 PM, by Bryan Caplan) I'm ending my seminar class on The Case Against Education with a game. Students earn participation credit by volunteering to take a random Ideological Turing Test. How it works:First, roll a d20 (20-sided die) to determine the topic: 1. What... (1 COMMENTS)
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, PECULATION EDITION: Another Evergreen State Employee Quits, Alleging Illegal Use Of Taxpayer Money. Michael Radelich, who worked as a learning resource specialist and a record keeper at the school’s writing center for 14 years, said that the center used financial aid money meant for students to hire non-student employees, reported The […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, STUDENT JOURNALISM EDITION: Columbia newspaper refuses to publish Republican op-ed. Well, I’d say the folks at the Spectator are ready for a career at the NYT:
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: UC-Hastings Law Dean Calls Bar Exam Failure For Top Schools ‘Unconscionable.’
Many countries are quite accommodating to English speakers, and the annual English Proficiency Index by EF Education First ranks them.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: After 86% Enrollment Decline, Valparaiso Law School Stops Admitting Students And Will Likely Close. “When it hit us, it came fast.” That’s how it works.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Western Michigan-Cooley Law School Seeks TRO To Prevent ABA From Releasing A Letter About Its Accreditation Status.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, TURNABOUT EDITION: Female student sues Pitt for Title IX after it finds she beat up her boyfriend.
Microsoft today announced that Minecraft: Education Edition has reached more than 2 million licensed users in 115 countries around the world since its launch. It is being used by educators around the world to teach various subjects. Microsoft mentioned they saw exciting results when it was used to teach Computer Science. Show More Summary
Just over a year after it first launched, Minecraft: Education Edition now sports more than two million users. According to Microsoft, the milestone comes as Minecraft: Education Edition is available in 115 countries around the world with more than 250 educator-created lesson plans....
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, CENSORSHIP EDITION: University Of Arkansas Profs Bash Proposal That Could Fire Profs For Not Being ‘Cooperative.’ University of Arkansas is receiving heated criticism for a policy proposal that professors claim could make it possible to fire professors for not being “cooperative” or simply being conservative. Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, BLOOD LIBELS EDITION: Prof regrets tweeting that GOP, NRA ‘want mass shootings.’