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How Should We Rebuild the U.S. Education System? In the 2nd century A.D., Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius penned a series of personal writings and reflections known today as "Meditations.
" In Book 1, the emperor shares some of his debts and lessons learned, and offers a glimpse at his experiences as a student. Even then, from the sound of it, we were still letting schools get in the way of our children's educations. From his great-grandfather, Catilus Severus, Aurelius learned "to avoid the public schools, to hire good private teachers, and to accept the resulting costs as money well-spent.
" And that was 1,800 years ago. The more things change... Anybody else tired of having to be "boundlessly and annoyingly skeptical" about the reforms advertised as fixes to bad public schools? A good education is worth investing in—that has always been true. Sam Chaltain (@samchaltain), a D.C. 1) Why are schools in the United States failing their students? 2) If you alone had the power to do so, how would you fix the U.S. education system? Photo via. Top 10 Reasons to Oppose Common Core. Top 10 Reasons to Oppose Common Core [Click here for a PDF version.]1.
Common Core is a Federal Takeover of Education The ultimate goal of Common Core is to have every school district follow the same national standards. This is a failed educational approach that will undermine educational quality and choice. States and local communities better know how to design standards based on their students and parents’ needs than Washington bureaucrats. 2. Parents will not have a say in their child’s education under Common Core. 3. Teachers would have little control over their classrooms under Common Core. 4. Common Core has a hefty price tag that will be paid by taxpayers in states. 5. Common Core is a one-size-fits-all education policy that assumes every students learns exactly the same.
10 things you might not know about Cameron Boyce. But even before he was Carlos, the teenage son of Cruella de Vil, or the mischievous Luke Ross, Boyce was already a veteran in show business.
Here are 10 things you may not know about the late actor, who died at age 20 after a seizure resulting from an ongoing medical condition, his family told CNN on Sunday. Boyce was 8 when he appeared in the 2008 music video for the Panic! At the Disco song "That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed). " # Cameron Boyce. About Actor and dancer who had his breakthrough roles as a child actor in Grown Ups and Eagle Eye.
He also landed starring roles as Luke Ross in the popular Disney series Jessie and Conor in Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything. He played Carlos de Vil in the Disney TV movies Descendants and Descendants 2. Before Fame He made his acting debut in the film Mirrors in 2008 at the age of nine. Trivia He rose through the ranks of the breakdancing world with the dance crew X-Mob. Family Life He was born to Libby and Victor Boyce. Associated With. Cameron Boyce Foundation launches 'Wielding Peace' campaign to end gun violence. The late actor Cameron Boyce was a social justice advocate who raised his voice for many causes.
Now, his family and friends are working to keep his spirit alive even after his tragic death in July from a seizure caused by his epilepsy. The Cameron Boyce Foundation recently launched a powerful campaign to end gun violence called "Wielding Peace. " Supporters are encouraged to take a photograph wielding any item, as if it were a gun, in support of the organization's mission to end gun violence. The actor, who was working on this project before his passing, is featured in some of the first photos kicking off the social media campaign. The project was photographed by Boyce's cousin, Taryn Dudley, who also served as its creative director. Taryn Dudley Photography. Jessie (2011 TV series) Plot The series follows Jessie Prescott (Debby Ryan), a young woman from a small town with big dreams who, rebelling against her strict father, decides to leave the military base in Texas where she grew up and moves to New York City.
She accepts a job as a nanny and moves into a multimillion-dollar penthouse on the Upper West Side with the wealthy Ross family which includes jet-setting parents Morgan and Christina Ross and their four rambunctious children: Emma, Luke, Ravi, and Zuri, along with the family pet, Mr. Kipling, a seven-foot Asian water monitor lizard, that was later revealed to be a female. With a whole new world of experiences open to her, Jessie embarks on new adventures in the big city as she grows to rely on the love and support of the children in her care. Assisting her are Bertram (Kevin Chamberlin), the family's lazy and sarcastic butler, and Tony (Chris Galya), the building's 20-year-old doorman.
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