This illustrated map was created as part of an educational package I designed and illustrated for Fingal County Council. I designed a booklet at A4 size which folded out to the map at A2 size. The illustrated characters represent different groups involved in the Rising, including the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Citizen Army. Show More Summary
Timothy Scott This article is part of a project that critically analyzes the historical and present day purposes of U.S. public education. Related articles focus on the history of Common Schools, the undemocratic nature of Local Control and the finacialization of education via Social Impact Bonds and Personalized Learning. Show More Summary
The Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel announced today that it has received approval from the New York State Education Department to offer a second degree accelerated bachelor of science in nursing beginning in the spring of 2017.
His father killed his mother when Robert Henderson was just an infant. His grandmother, who didn’t have more than a fifth-grade education, raised him and his six siblings. The family lived in one of Chicago’s most violent neighborhoods. Krishaun Branch grew up in the same neighborhood, in public housing with his mother and brother. Show More Summary
Yom Kippur came early for me this year. It was one of the last weekends of the summer at Camp Ramah in the Poconos, where my wife serves as educational director. An extraordinarily skilled Bible teacher, Aron Freidenreich, was giving a class for the rabbis, staff and spouses who were up for the weekend. Show More Summary
Samone-Loreca has defied her life's struggles and become a prominent HIV educator for LGBT youth.
Today in news you can't believe you read, The Swedish Association for Sexuality Education has released a PSA asking NASA to rocket some condoms to space. Hm. Officials from the organization say they want people to be prepared in case aliens come to earth and find "some hot earthlings," which doesn't even make us feel uncomfortable in the slightest. Show More Summary
TWISTING TITLE IX: How did a 44-year-old law prohibiting sex discrimination in education become one of this decade’s greatest threats to student and faculty rights on campus? FIRE’s Robert Shibley explains in latest episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast. UPDATE [From Glenn]: Here’s Shibley’s book.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Kentucky Bar Passage Rates Crater: UK, Louisville Down 15%, 20% Since 2011. So are the bar exams getting harder, or the graduates getting less-well-prepared? I suspect it’s mostly the former, but all I have is a suspicion.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Christina Parreira worked in Nevada’s legal brothels in order to pursue her PhD. “I decided that I wanted to do it as an insider instead of just, you know, as an outsider.”
We posted earlier this week about how Jenny McCarthy's organization, Generation Rescue, was sponsoring an Autism Education Summit this weekend in Dallas, Texas. It's a weekend dedicated to spouting the myth that vaccines lead to autism, a view that has spread in large part due to McCarthy and her friends. Show More Summary
Kinship ties with parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts and uncles and other family members can offer financial, educational, and societal support to individuals of all cultures.
I've always been a Jon Voight fan as far as his acting goes, (Ray Donovan) but when it comes to politics, he's simply loonie tunes. Voight, who has been relentlessly attacking President Obama since he was elected, including saying he...Show More Summary
I live in Michigan. At what point in the special education process is a general education student considered a special education student? During a recent overview of the psy-evaluation results Continue Reading ?
This week, more than a quarter of surveyed millennials say they've never been tested for sexually transmitted infections and Swedish sex educators propose sending condoms into space. The post This Week in Sex: Millennials Aren’t Getting Tested Enough for STIs appeared first on Rewire.
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Tracy Aiken, a General Manager at Galvanize, a co-working & education space located across the US, discusses how working in a collaborative space can affect your idea flow.
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., on making College Scorecard information accessible in Google Search and other efforts to improve college access, affordability and outcomes.
Education is one of the best long-term investments we can make individually and as a society. But this is only true where education enriches the student. Where the business model is designed to prey on the trusting and gullible in order...