This is a Catch-22 situation if I’ve ever seen one: I was helping a friend with his job search. He is trying to obtain an entry level HR position. A position he found indicated the minimum education required was a high school diploma but 5 – 8 years of experience was necessary. Show More Summary
Early school leaving and criminal behaviour are important social problems. This column argues that delinquency and arrests both lead to early school leaving. The findings show that the overall reduction in education due to delinquency is at least as large as the reduction due to arrest. Show More Summary
“Our rulers don’t just want exclusive control over the governance and finances of our schools, they want to control both what is taught and by whom.” — Robert D. Skeels On the average week I answer a few inquiries regarding various education issues. Show More Summary
Take a look at the current state of education in New Orleans and you’ll see things have steadily improved since 2005, the year Hurricane Katrina devastated the city. But while the progress schools have made prompts praise, school leaders say it doesn’t paint the full picture. Show More Summary
Let there be no mistake. Public enemy number one in New Orleans' public schools is structural racism. Despite the various narratives of progress, black and brown kids across our city--almost regardless of school, age, neighborhood, or income--are punished, threatened, failing, and producing predictable, vilified, low test scores. Show More Summary
"Of course, the 'kind-hearted fireman' sounds great, along with the well-read carpenter and the surprisingly intelligent landscaper, but how do you find this person?"
In part 1 of “‘Like Another Katrina’: The Charter School Debate Fractures New Orleans Along Lines of Race and Class,” The Root took a comprehensive look at the educational, cultural and racial effects of the charter school system, which rapidly expanded in the city following Hurricane Katrina.
Via Wikimedia Commons If you're going to be an artist, nothing can stop you. This includes the ridicule of art lovers, dire poverty, and the lack of formal education. There are certain things taught by any art school worth its salt that will help you along in the process of finding yourself and your own unique voice. Show More Summary
A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, claiming 1,800 lives and causing unspeakable destruction. But, parenthetically, experts say, the storm gave the reeling city no choice but to hit the restart button on some of its broken systems that were long overdue for repair, including education, low-income housing and health care. Show More Summary
Baradwaj Rangan spends an afternoon with an angry Kiran Nagarkar, who talked about poverty, education, everything except his latest book. The afternoon I met Kiran Nagarkar, he did not want to talk too much about his new book, the latest (last?) instalment of the story that began in Ravan and Eddie and barrelled through The […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: I brushed my student loans under the rug when I graduated from college, and I’ll never be that naive again.
A new bill introduced in Congress this summer is designed to assist veterans with child care while they work toward higher education. The "Support for Student Veterans with Families Act" seeks to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to make grants to eligible educational institutions to boost and in some cases [...]
By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor A sign of the current education situation in Washington State took a turn for the obvious when, showing a fundamental lack of knowledge of basic civics, a coalition of Washington State Senators declared an order of the State Supreme Court to be Unconstitutional. That’s right, the several senators seem to […]
The mission of Wells Fargo Center for the Arts is to enrich, educate and entertain children and adults of the North Bay
From City Schools of Decatur… Dr. Edwards announced today that Mr. Bruce Roaden will take the position of Secondary Education Director for City Schools of Decatur. In a statement issued today, Dr. Edwards said, “In the summer, just prior to school starting, I posted and interviewed for a position that is needed at the Central Office. […]
The Los Angeles Board of Education is meeting in an unusual closed-door meeting Sunday to discuss what they want in the next superintendent of schools and how to go about finding someone.
It seems like more and more people are getting into wholesaling every day. With all of the big education companies and coaching programs out there teaching aspiring real estate investors how to find deals, everybody wants a piece of the action. For somebody like me who is always looking for inventory, I think this can [...]Show More Summary
Image courtesy of ICP Elizabeth Kilroy is the chair of the brand new one-year full-time educational program New Media Narratives at The International Center of Photography. The initial class starting this fall has eight students. The...Show More Summary
My Johns Hopkins colleague Hollis Robbins (director of the JHU Center for Africana Studies and chair of the humanities department at the Peabody Institute) recently wrote an article for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s The Chronicle Review that dovetailed with some of the thinking I was… Continue reading ?
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