“Paying to Learn Nothing = Legal; Paying Nothing to Learn = Illegal” [Andrew Coulson, Cato, contrasting internship ruling with the general lack of a legal or political remedy against educational institutions should you "go into serious debt [but] learn nothing of value”; more on the absence of “educational malpractice” relief; earlier here, etc.] Tweet Tags: [...]Show More Summary
This awesome educational short from animators Laura Sicouri and Kadavre Exquis is equal parts School House Rock and Magical Mystery Tour. Read more...
The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, recognized its Commander Daniel J.
by Stuart Shapiro It’s well established that growing inequality is a cancer on an economy. And with inequities in education growing, you’d think that our public sector would focus on correcting them. Education is one of the best ways to attack the problem of inequality. But we are moving in the opposite direction: The truth [...]
Instead of a series of awkward silences, punctuated by the vacuous desire to "create education better," do you wonder what might have happened if the lovely Marisa Powell had prepared for the pageant by, say, studying a relevant article...Show More Summary
#TPSER9 I write this after leaving the residents' and students' education programs in Telluride as I await the delayed departure of my Southwestern Airlines flight out of Denver airport. It is delayed because there is a malfunctioning windshield wiper, and the mechanic (above) has been making repairs. Show More Summary
Imagine if Miss Utah's answer during the 2013 Miss USA Pageant had been something much better than a series of awkward silences, punctuated by the vacuous desire to "create education better"? Instead of primping and preening, imagine...Show More Summary
Classroom learning around the news of the day seems like a good idea to us. So does a marketplace for students to offer their skills to alumni. These and eight other education technology businesses will soon be built within the new Kaplan...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is in danger of losing its advantage in the humanities and social sciences, just as China and other rivals move toward the U.S. model of a broad education in the liberal arts, a federal panel warned in a report...
The stealth discounting of Microsoft's struggling Surface RT tablet continues. Tech blog Engadget is reporting that Microsoft is allowing school educators to order the portable devices that hit the market late last year for as little as $199 apiece, a seemingly dramatic 60% savings off the $499 retail price. There are a few caveats here. Show More Summary
At least that's what I learned today about the WNJ coverage of Delaware's award from the "Education Commission of the States."Item one: there is not a single piece of information in the News Journal story that is not a direct quote or a close paraphrase of the ECS press release. Show More Summary
It is now possible to download without charge any articles older than 18 months from the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) collection.The articles are offered through the Law Society’s AccessCLE service,Show More Summary
Dilma Rousseff calls ongoing rallies demanding better education, schools and transport "evidence of vibrant democracy".
In what appears to be a desperate attempt to clear out inventory buildup, Microsoft will offer its Surface RT tablet to educational institutions at shockingly deep discounts. The tablet is available to schools and universities from now until August 31st starting at $199 for the 32GB model. Show More Summary
If you're planning to use Video Marketing in your online business, you absolutely must check out this free content. Warning: expect to be shocked, entertained, possibly offended, but definitely educated...
In the wake of recent school closings and teacher layoffs, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis took aim Tuesday at the two R’s of her education reform effort — racism and revenue.
Amending the Constitution for imaginary threats: “In a time when longstanding truths and traditions are being tested, we must safeguard the right of parents to direct their children’s upbringing and education,” Meadows said. “This amendment...Show More Summary
Arizona lawmakers have approved the expansion of a ground-breaking education savings program that allows parents to choose where to educate their children. The legislation is on its way to the governor's desk. The Empowerment Scholarship...Show More Summary
Black unemployment is still double the national rate, and research has shown that, even when controlled for factors like education and experience, Black job seekers still face hiring discrimination.
If you've been paying attention to the national news lately, you've certainly caught wind of the catastrophic budget problems that the Philadelphia public school system is currently facing.