Monday, April 27, 2015
education
Froma Harrop, Syndicated Columnist, Anti-Vaxxer, Internet, Forum, Helath, Education, Memo Pad, Millenials

On The Internet, Nobody Knows You’re A Fraud

Forgoing expert opinion on the Internet leads those who seek advice to misleading answers that have been promoted by group forums, crazy people, and interested businesses.

April 23, 2015
College, Education, Health, Health Care Managment, Degree, Liberal Arts, Medical Training, Jobs

Liberal Arts Schools Branching Out With Health Industry Programs

Liberal Arts schools begin to incorporate ‘health care management’ programs for students who seek ‘recession-proof’ jobs.

April 22, 2015
School, Testing, Standardized Tests, No Child Left Behind, Department of Education, Common Core, Education, National News, Featured Post, Congress

How Much Student Testing Is Too Much?

With no easy answer to education reform, Congress meets to decide whether to rewrite the No Child Left Behind act and shift the power to administer tests from the Fed to the States.

April 14, 2015
Community College, Education, World News, National News, Students, Higher Education

Community Colleges Commit To More Overseas Students

Community colleges are increasing their enrollment of international students, who are bringing their skill-based educations back home.

April 14, 2015
Education, Washington State, Community College, Vocational Skills, National News

Community College Students Learn Math By Using It

This Washington state math program prepares community college students for college-level vocational or academic classes.

April 10, 2015
Paddington, American Sniper, Education, Film, University of Michigan, Iraq War, Students, Lifestyle, Entertainment, Politically Correct

University Of Michigan Reverses Course, Will Show ‘American Sniper’

Following student complaints, the University of Michigan pulls a screening of ‘American Sniper’ and opts to show ‘Paddington’ instead.

April 9, 2015
Governor Greg Abbott, Graduation, Texas, Petition, University of Northern Texas, Education, Free Speech

North Texas Students Petition For A Speaker Other Than Texas Governor Abbott

University of North Texas students petition against Governor Greg Abbott giving this year’s commencement address.

April 8, 2015
USC, African Americans, Education, College, Fraternities, Race, California

USC’s Black House Proposal Raises Questions About Racial Tensions

Marginalized black students at USC get a house on ‘The Row. ‘ Their neighbors will be the fraternities and sororities who will no longer be able to ignored them

April 2, 2015
Atlanta, Education, Parks School, Cheating, Teachers

11 of 12 Defendants In Atlanta Schools Case Found Guilty

Pressured to succeed, 11 of the 12 teachers charged with manipulating standardized test scores at a struggling Atlanta public school.

April 1, 2015
Bobby Jindal

To Balance Budgets, Governors Seek Higher Education Cuts

Republican governors across the country are using education cuts to fill their budget shortfalls.

March 30, 2015
A Starbucks restaurant in Toronto, Canada (BargainMoose via Flickr)

Before ‘Conversation On Race,’ We Need Education On Race

America isn’t nearly ready for a serious discussion of race.

March 30, 2015
Online College, Education, Missouri, Students

Online College Provides Access To Nontraditional Students

Rise in the popularity of online colleges puts “a dent in the estimated 36 million Americans who’ve completed some college but didn’t earn a degree.” But is their parity between traditional and online schools?

March 26, 2015
Education, Affirmative Action, Race, Admissions, Higher Education

Affirmative Action Thrives At Most Selective Colleges

Higher education institutions struggle to balance selectivity, diversity, and fairness with race-conscious admissions processes.

March 24, 2015
HuntingGround

Fraternities Lobby Against Campus Rape Investigations

College fraternities and sororities, concerned that students accused of sexual assault are treated unfairly, are pushing Congress to make it harder for universities to investigate rape allegations.

March 24, 2015
President Barack Obama addresses the crowd at McCamish Pavillion on college affordability and access to quality higher education at Georgia Tech on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Reining In High Cost Of College Should Be Priority

The cost of education is out of control — and Congress is doing absolutely nothing about it.

March 19, 2015
Education, Pre-K, de Blasio, New York City, Religion, Religious Freedom, Civil Liberties, Politics

Secular de Blasio Sows Confusion As New York Pre-K Allows Prayer

For Mayor de Blasio, inclusivity in public schools wins favor with religious groups and garners a faithful voter base, but antagonizes secular progressives as a result.

March 19, 2015
assault rifle

Florida Senate Panel Approves Campus Guns Bill

The NRA has won a frightening victory in Florida.

March 17, 2015
The U.S. Capitol under construction in October, 2014 (Mike Maguire via Flickr)

A Federal Funding Fight Over D.C. Vouchers

Republicans on Capitol Hill are lining up in defense of D.C.’s school voucher system.

March 17, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with the Council of the Great City Schools Leadership in the Roosevelt Room of the White House March 16, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss efforts to strengthen educational opportunities for students in city schools. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Obama, School Officials Talk Education Goals

The White House has issued a veto threat against House Republicans’ education bill.

March 16, 2015
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks during an event to mark Nowruz on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at the White House in Washington, D.C. Nowruz is a holiday that is celebrated by more than 300 million people in diverse ethnic and religious communities across the Middle East, Central and Southwest Asia, and Eastern Europe. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Michelle Obama Looks Overseas In Final Years As First Lady

Find out what’s next for First Lady Michelle Obama.

March 16, 2015
Student Loans

The Student Debt Time Bomb

The cost of higher education is out of control — and college debtors are fighting back.

March 11, 2015
Summit on violent extremism

College Tuition Hits Home For Obama

The high price of education is personal for the president.

February 24, 2015
Patty Murray

Tough Slog Ahead In Congress For No Child Rewrite

Can Republicans and Democrats get together to fix the education law?

February 17, 2015
Copies of US President Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget proposal are available for sale at the Government Publishing Office Bookstore in Washington, DC, February 2, 2015

Deep-Sixing 529s Could Add Up To Zero For Tax Overhaul

Is tax reform already dead in Congress?

February 3, 2015