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9-1-1 Tips & Guidelines

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Students React To The Closure Of A Giant For-Profit College

By John O’Connor and Kirk Carapezza After a long reign as the fastest-growing and most problematic sector in higher education, for-profit colleges are on the ropes. This week the it will review how federal student aid is administered at one … Continue reading

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Twelve Tips All Educators Must Know About Educating African American and Latino Students

By Quassan Castro In order to achieve success in the classroom with African American and Latino students, the educator must understand the population that he/she teaches, as well as consistently analyze if his/her teaching practices are effective. If you do not understand … Continue reading

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Republican unveils worst school idea ever: Make poor kids clean floors

By Jim Newell Rep. Jack Kingston seems to be the least crazy of the various House Republicans running to replace retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss in Georgia. Why? Ha, I don’t really know; he got into some sort of fight with … Continue reading

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How Wall Street Power Brokers Are Designing the Future of Public Education as a Money-Making Machine

By Anna Simonton Given that Arthur Rock has a net worth of $1 billion, lives in California and spends his time heaping money on tech startups (with the mantra, “Get in, get out,” as his guide), a local school board … Continue reading

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Child Hunger So Common That Three-Quarters Of Teachers Have Hungry Students

By Alan Pyke Three-quarters of America’s teachers have students who routinely show up to school hungry and half say hunger is a serious problem in their classrooms, according to No Kid Hungry’s annual educator survey. The numbers represent a significant … Continue reading

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Sesame Street – Birdwalk Empire

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Sesame Street – Upside Downton Abbey

Sesame Street parodies on popular entertainment; relating it to children in an educational way and making it still entertaining for adults is amazing!

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Making Higher Education More Affordable for the Middle Class

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New school year brings anxiety for Chicago parents

By Micah Uetricht Walking along bustling 47th Street in Bronzeville, a poor, almost entirely African-American neighborhood on the city’s South Side, Irene Robinson pointed out two men exchanging money in what looked like a drug deal, and sites where young … Continue reading

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