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Clemson University has said students do not now have to fill out a survey that had been mandatory and that included some highly detailed questions about sex, such as, “With how many people have you had sex (including oral) in the last 3 months?”Read full article >>
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Strauss: Why ‘no excuses’ charter schools mold ‘very submissive’ students — starting in kindergarten
If you have heard the phrase “no excuses” charter schools but don’t really know what they mean, here is an informative post about them and the controversial philosophy under which they approach student discipline and achievement. Joan Goodman, a professor in the Graduate School of Education University of Pennsylvania and director of the school’s Teach For America program, explains her research on these charter schools tofreelance journalist and public education advocate Jennifer Berkshire, who worked for six years editing a newspaper for the American Federation of Teachers in Massachusetts and who authors the EduShyster blog, where this Q * A originally appeared. Goodman is a former school psychologist whose article “Charter Management Organizations and the Regulated Environment: Is It Worth the Price?“ appeared in the March 2013 issue of Educational Researcher.Read full article >>
Here is a post by a Colorado teacher about what seems to be a simple observation about some students — that they don’t correct adults who mispronounce their names — but is really a nuanced look into the psyche of some students of color who live in poverty. This public school teacher blogs anonymously under the name Shakespeare’s Sister at Daily Kos, where this appeared. She teaches 11th grade AP Language and Composition in the Denver area.Read full article >>
Georgetown University is offering antibiotics to students who came in close contact with Andrea Jaime, a sophomore who died of meningitis on Tuesday, to prevent others from developing the illness.
In an email to students and staff on Thursday night, administrators wrote that no additional cases of meningitis other than Jaime’s had been identified. To protect students, the university said, it had already provided antibiotics to Jaime’s close friends and would seek others who had had close contact with her.Read full article >>