You’ve got to wonder about a school system that institutes a new requirement that violates its own wellness policy.
That’s just what happened in the Washington D.C. public school system, where Chancellor Kaya Henderson issued new mandates on how much time all elementary school students must have each day in specific subjects. According to this story by my colleague Emma Brown:Read full article >>
The Obama administration resumed a controversial effort Friday to regulate for-profit colleges and certain others that offer career-training programs to help graduates obtain “gainful employment.”
From 2009 to 2011, the administration engaged in a sharp debate with the for-profit education sector and its allies over proposals to crack down on programs that leave graduates with heavy debts that they are unable to repay.Read full article >>
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Chris Gilbert teaches English at a high school and community college in North Carolina. His work has written for the English Journal of the National Council of Teachers of English, the Language Experience Forum Journal and for this blog. He is a 2013 recipient of national council’s Paul and Kate Farmer Writing Award.Read full article >>
How can you ace an exam without taking it? Well, you probably can’t, but writer Gertrude Stein did.
Stein went to Radcliffe College from 1893 to 1897. When she was taking a final exam in philosophy, she wrote on her test paper:Read full article >>