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Ben Fogle was miserable when his parents packed him off to school; yet he grew to prize the skills and values it gave him. But when the time… Read more
Speaking at the BFI London Film Festival awards in Old Street, London, the actor said that modern language “is being eroded” and blamed “a world of truncated sentences,… Read more
The number of people starting apprenticeships in England this year has risen by more than 50% on last year, official figures show. There were 442,700 apprenticeship starts in… Read more
Michael F. Shaughnessy – We are still looking for those leaders who will “make a difference” or who have “made a difference” in the realm of education.
by Beverly K. Eakman – All summer long, news sources reiterated complaints about the once-vaunted No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act as being unachievable. Education Secretary Arne Duncan,… Read more
By Robert Oliphant – The Equality Fallacy. . . . Some years back the great anthropologist Franz Boas struck back against linguistic racism by insisting that there are no “primitive” languages
Michael F. Shaughnessy – I don’t hear the “keep them out of prison” argument that much for colleges – it’s mainly offered to support spending more on K-12 schools.
An Alabama school district has been accused of allowing prayers that invoke the name of Jesus during high school football games, according to a complaint filed by a national atheist… Read more