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By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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The Career Advice that Nobody Tells 18-Year-olds

Why are guidance counselors and career advisers always so hopeful? Not to ring the pessimism bell unnecessarily, but while certain jobs come with salaries that would have seemed absurdly high 20 years ago, the number More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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5 Things to Expect in Your Second Year at University

Most people never talk about the second year at university. They often discuss the excitement of the freshman or the intensity of becoming a junior or senior, but what about your sophomore year? photo pixabay Check More...

By Guest Author On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Linguistbook.com: English learning community for all over the world

There’s no doubt about the fact that learning a new language is indeed a daunting and intimidating task as there are various approaches that can be taken to help the learner reach fluency sooner than the rest. More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Fake evolutionary science in school textbooks is ‘disgraceful’ ‘appalling’ and ‘evil’ says Jonathan Wells

Reviewing Dr. Jonathan Wells’s Zombie Science: More Icons of Evolution for Salvo Magazine, Denyse O’Leary asked the question (the title of the new post on Evolution News): “Why Do Biology Textbooks More...

By Guest Author On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Back-To-School Guidelines You should use

Back-to-school tips you should use and that i will not assume you’ll listen to them any where else! I understand you can’t notify with the temperature..but it really is that point, like it or not! Really, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Senate confirms Betsy DeVos as VP Mike Pence breaks the tie, Seth MacFarlane offers sexist tweet

In one of the most divisive Senate confirmations in U.S. History, Betsy DeVos will now move forward as President Trump’s Secretary of Education. Vice President Mike Pence broke the 50-50 tie, giving DeVos More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders turns to ‘sexist’ demeaning attacks against Betsy DeVos

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders asked President Trump’s education secretary candidate, Betsy DeVos, whether she would have got the job if her family had not donated $200m to the Republican party. Sanders’ More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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Mature Students: How to Make Going Back to College Easier

There is no doubt that going back to school as an adult comes with a distinct set of challenges that younger students who are fresh out of high school don’t face. Mature students have often already got an established More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 11th, 2016
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Connecticut: Landmark trial over public school funding to begin

Photo/Nodar Kherkheulidze via wikimedia commons A landmark lawsuit is headed to trial over whether Connecticut’s method of funding public schools is unconstitutional because it fails to provide equal opportunities More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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Best Online Educational Resources for College Students

When working on completing your college degree, you should take advantage of every resource that you possibly can.  Online resources are great because you can access them anytime, anyplace.  They make the whole More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 18th, 2015
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Sen Paul is one of 17 ‘nays’ on the recently passed Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 bill

In a Senate vote of 81-17 Thursday, S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 passed and will next go to the House of Representatives for consideration. It is a bipartisan educational policy reform bill that More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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New Video: Jeb Bush ‘introduces’ himself ahead of 2016 Presidential announcement

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is set to make his formal 2016 presidential campaign announcement on Monday in Miami, but drop a new video casting himself as a problem solver during his two terms as Florida More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 27th, 2015
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Richard Dreyfuss on PoliticKING: civics in schools, ISIS, voting on ’empty phrases’

Richard Dreyfuss explains his movement to bring American civics back into the classroom and why he doesn’t vote to Larry King on his Ora.TV show PoliticKING with Larry King. DREYFUSS: So all the guys that More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
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‘Weasel liberal’ Bill Bennett defends Common Core, invoking Ronald Reagan

Conservative radio host Bill Bennett began Thursday morning’s show by responding to criticisms from a listener’s email, which targeted Bennett’s support of education standards called Common Core More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Education chaos: Common Core, Arne Duncan on inequality, fairness and federal spending

Many school systems remain “fundamentally separate and unequal,” U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said and a Sunday Washington Post article claims Common Core makes the divide greater. Duncan points More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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South Carolina votes on Common Core replacement

The South Carolina Board of Education adopted standards in English/language arts and mathematics to replace the Common Core State Standards at its March 11 meeting. Last year, Gov. Nikki Haley, a Republican, signed More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 2nd, 2015
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Jeb Bush resigns from ‘boards,’ signaling 2016 presidential run

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has resigned from all of his corporate and nonprofit board memberships, a move which points to a 2016 Presidential run. “He will be reviewing his remaining business engagements More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Texas approves disputed textbooks

After several delays and much dispute, the Texas State Board of Education approved new social studies textbooks  with a 9-5 vote, divided along party lines. over the last several months, there has been much debate More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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New data: Homeschooling rises, Common Core to blame

Jeb Bush, Bill Gates and others may have tried to put their weight and stamp of approval on Common Core, but the controversial national education standard is being cited as the main reason for a spike in homeschooling. More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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North Carolina Common Core blamed for surge in homeschooling

Residents in North Carolina blame the national Common Core curriculum as the reason for their choosing to homeschool their children. The state has seen a 27 percent increase since the 2011-2012 school year.   “As More...


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