The 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers Conference: Building on the Foundations for Practice concluded yesterday in Denver. Pepperdine is one of 35 law school consortium memberss, almost a quarter of which are in California (Golden Gate, McGeorge, Pepperdine, Southwestern, Stanford, UC-Hastings, UC-Irvine, USC): In 2014, Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers launched Foundations...
INSOMNIA THEATER (DEPT. OF ED?. EDITION) – ?ICYMI, last week I posted a video of Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) challenging Department of Education (ED) Deputy Assistant Secretary Amy McIntosh about past statements made by Catherine Lhamon, the assistant secretary for ED’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Show More Summary
Most of us have studied or learned a second language sometime in our education, whether it was at elementary school,... The post This Is What Will Happen When You Start Learning Spanish appeared first on Lifehack.
This article is contributed by Tim Aldiss who writes on behalf of Enjoy Education. Education is changing. The proliferation of technology has brought the ability to learn anywhere, at any time to a global network of connected individuals. The impact on the when and how of education is still being digested and understood, and for [...]Show More Summary
One of Jamie’s most heated confrontations went down against Dr.Naser Z. Alsharif, the Director of the Middle East Cultural and Educational Services, over the Muslim Brotherhood’s malicious gambit within the
In a web exclusive, Lawrence O’Donnell continues his conversation with Dale Russakoff about her book, ‘The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?’ –...
I guess Secretary Duncan felt that he'd done enough damage to educational standards - and tossed around enough race-baiting comments - to satisfy him, so he'll be leaving in December....What's that? No, actually, my slams at Arne Duncan...Show More Summary
Mrs. Clinton on Saturday won the backing of the nation’s biggest labor group, the National Education Association, an endorsement that gives her a boost as she heads toward the first nominating contests.
Today, the health crisis of addiction cuts across so many other issues we face. It's a social justice issue with mass incarcerations overflowing our expanding prison industrial complex. It's an education issue because it affects children in such incredible numbers, and is one of the most profound killers of young people in this country. Show More Summary
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WASHINGTON -- The National Education Association, the nation’s largest union, endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Saturday. The union’s campaign arm had indicated that it was recommending the endorsement earlier this week, as Politico first reported. Show More Summary
By Ken Derstine @ Defend Public Education! October 3, 2015 On October 1st, the LA Times printed an article by journalist Evan Halper that went into the opposition in teachers unions to union leaders endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president. Show More Summary
UNESCO estimates 124 Million children are currently not in school. That’s a positive improvement—the number was 200 Million just 15 years ago. Still, as Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia, explained, “aid to education in developing countries dropped by almost 8 percent between 2010 and 2013 while overall development [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign has picked up the endorsement of the National Education Association, the nation's largest labor union. The former secretary of state has won eight labor endorsements representing about 7 million workers, including the nation's two main teachers' unions.
This was inspired by an occasional feature in Mad magazine called “Scenes We’d Like to See” — and counter-inspired by some back-to-school talks we’ve actually heard. It was written by Alfie Kohn, author of 14 books on education, parenting, and human behavior, including, most recently, The Myth of the Spoiled Child and Schooling Beyond Measure. […]
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is stepping down from his post in December to spend more time with his family, he announced Friday. President Barack Obama has already tapped John King Jr., former New York State education commissioner, to take Duncan's place. Show More Summary
"Reforming schools should not be a proxy for reforming society," educator and journalist Megan Erickson tells Salon
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Friday that he would leave the Obama Cabinet in December after nearly seven years of attempting to reshape and bring more accountability to public schools and universities. Duncan's emphasis proved controversial on standardized testing, teacher...
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Friday that he would leave the Obama Cabinet in December, after nearly seven years of attempting to reshape and bring more accountability to public schools and universities with a controversial emphasis on standardized testing, teacher evaluation,...
Arne Duncan dramatically expanded federal role in education, compelled changes in nation’s public schools.