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Laurie H. Rogers – In Garrison Keillor’s fictional Lake Wobegon, “all of the women are strong, all of the men are good looking, and all the children are above average.”
The Open University will charge new full-time students from England £5,000 from September 2012. This will make it very competitive with most other universities which are charging considerably more, but… Read more
“The quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality of its teachers and principals, since student learning is ultimately the product of what goes on in classrooms.” – From… Read more
Valerie Strauss Here are some geography questions that students in fourth, eighth and twelfth grades were asked on the 2010 National Assessment of Educational Program. The newly released test results… Read more
As more students question rising college costs, professors defend useless research and their lack of teaching. ‘Crisis of Confidence Threatens College.” So went a headline in the this… Read more
Among the problems facing American public education, probably none is more pervasive, persistent, or pressing than teaching children whose attempts at learning result in failure. Sometimes bearing such labels as… Read more
Doctors should send emails instead of writing referral letters and schools should stop printnig reports, a Number 10 adviser said yesterday.