The Legislature has until June 30 to resolve an "inequitable and unconstitutional" funding structure, the court says, or else schools will have to close.
DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: CSULA Staff call Ben Shapiro a “neo-Nazi,” Conspire to Block Conservative Speakers (Video). Neo-Nazi? You keep using that word; I do not think it means what you think it means. Though given the state of the 21st century academia, it would be fun to ask the modern campus crybully Jonah […]
The U.S. Department of Education announced today it has "accepted" the law firm Squire Patton Boggs as the new "independent monitor" for Zenith Education Group. Zenith is a division of the non-profit debt collection company ECMC, which,...Show More Summary
(PG-13 Language) Super Deluxe presents their prog-metal, pixel art take on Schoolhouse Rock with a brief educational short about the origin of the Pug dog. Cats almost ruined everything, but the diminutive dogs ultimately prevailed. (Thanks Daniel!)
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is threatening again to close the state’s public schools and has rejected some education funding changes enacted by legislators earlier this year. The court ruled Friday on a law that revised parts of the state’s funding formula but resulted in no change in total funds for most […]
WELL, IT’S TIME FOR A NEW PAPER CHASE: The Curve: A Novel. Paul Caron likes it: “The Curve is a hugely entertaining and deeply felt novel that satirizes the current state of higher education and reads like a cross between Dangerous Minds and The Paper Chase.”
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HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: More On Canaries In The Law School Coal Mine.
THIS IS WHO THEY ARE, THIS IS WHAT THEY DO: The Left’s drive to push conservatives out of education reform. As a famous man said, punch back twice as hard. But this pushback was foretold, and it will ultimately fail.
Students are educators, too. At least this was the opinion of the DC Circuit, which just opined that documents falling under the FOIA umbrella ought to be cheaper to access for students under the "educational institution" exception. This appears to be a change in the direction of the FOIA application,......
Education is a core component of a humanitarian response. However, too often education remains severely underfunded given competing priorities. But without it, children -- and girls in particular -- are at increased risk of abuse, exploitation, disempowerment or worse.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department on Friday appointed a new lawyer to oversee the turnaround of schools once owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., following an Associated Press review that found trouble at the schools and questioned the previous monitor’s independence. Corinthian Colleges was one of the largest chains of for-profit colleges when it collapsed […]
Ashok Goel wants to expand high-quality education to "millions" more people over the internet. That idea isn't new. It's the same goal that's pushed universities to make more and more courses and degree programs available over the internet,...Show More Summary
Stephen Dwyer? survived leukemia?, but was unable to overcome his pedantic high school administration. Dwyer, his year's class president, spent what should have been his high school graduation watching from the stands because, as Teen Vogue reported?, he was 2.5 credits shy of receiving a diploma. Show More Summary
Google Trends, possessor of all the revealing and embarrassing data on human Internet behavior, is back with evidence that the American education system is still in tatters. The infographic shows the top searches for "how to spell ____" in each state so far this year (continue scrolling for easier-to-read excerpts). Show More Summary
When you combine identity politics with favoritism, you’re bound to see this: A group called the Asian American Coalition for Education plans to file an official complaint tomorrow with the federal Department of Education and Department...Show More Summary
Above the Law, Battle Over Service Dog At Law School Graduation Above the Law, Five Tips For Improving Diversity In The Legal World Above the Law, Georgetown LLMs Bent Out Of Shape Over Graduation Above the Law, Rankings Aren’t Just for Law School: Tier 3 / ‘Cooley’ Employees Donald Kochan...
We're happy to present this article by Laura Hudgens from one of our favorite sites, YourTango. As written by a fed up teacher. I am a high school teacher, and if there is one thing I know about education it is that modern education is steeped in research and data. Show More Summary
When Michael Tertsea was 14, he was offered the opportunity to get an education and play basketball at John Carroll School in Bel Air, Md. To do so, the Washington Post reports, he left his village in Nigeria, and his mother and pursued his dreams. Four years later, the towering 6-foot-10 teen, who has received a […]
Cops are questioning an 8-year-old boy who brought a gun into Public School 91 in Flatbush on Friday, police and education officials said.