If At First You Don’t Succeed…
Bill Quick

Lawsuit: Schools failing poor, minorities in Mpls., St. Paul – StarTribune.com Civil rights attorneys suing the state of Minnesota for failing to educate poor and minority children called Thursday for a metro-wide integration plan and other remedies to address increasingly … Continue reading

Hey, Teacher – Want an Apple?
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The math question that has everyone puzzled because 5+5+5 is NOT 15 | Daily Mail Online Parents are venting their outrage at the Common Core school standards over a math quiz that was posted online, showing how teachers are marking … Continue reading

Obama Administration: Only Lefty Propaganda Mills Need Apply
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Doug Ross @ Journal: With apparently nothing better to do, Obama administration slams Hillsdale College as “not a real college” It appears likely that Horn was incorrect in describing why Hillsdale is absent, though. There are other colleges missing from … Continue reading

Those That Cannot Do, Teach – Badly
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » WHY COLLEGE KIDS ARE AVOIDING THE STUDY OF LITERATURE: Why is it, Prof. Gary Saul Morson of Northwes… Literary texts, like other artworks, are neither more nor less important than any other cultural artifact or … Continue reading

Free to Educate
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Freedom of information requests turn up creationist materials in schools | Ars Technica This shouldn’t be a complete shock, given that surveys have found that over 10 percent of the science teachers in the US teach creationism as a valid … Continue reading

Blind Leading the Blind
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Instapundit:  K-12 IMPLOSION UPDATE: Why Chinese Students Do Better. The Chinese favour a “chalk and talk” approach, whereas countries such as the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand have been moving away from this direct form of teaching to a … Continue reading

Nobody Thinks College Is Anything But a Glorified Union Ticket
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The Closing of the Millennial Mind on Campus | The Fiscal Times Completing a college education, people have long presumed, shows that a young adult has not just mastered a particular subject but has broadened his or her intellect by … Continue reading

LAUSD: Their Billion Dollar iPad Program Blew Up in Their Faces – Quick, Blame Somebody Else!
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LA’s school board would like all of that iPad money back now, please The $1.3 billion program has attracted plenty of controversy, and even the FBI has been called in to investigate if a dodgy deal had been made. The … Continue reading

Bulleting From the Edu Bubble
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After iPad initiative failure, school supe says LA can’t buy computers for all | Ars Technica In October, Superintendent Deasy resigned his post although he maintained that he had engaged in no wrongdoing. Until December 2014, the school district was … Continue reading