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Squaring Off On Education Reform Education Nation //Sep. 27, 2011 // 9:00 AM
IN THE fall of 2010, NBC launched "Education Nation"--a televised summit on the state of American education. It was a veritable Who's Who of corporate education "reformers." The film Waiting for "Superman" was premiering in theaters nationwide, and received wall-to-wall acclaim and publicity from NBC.
ANS-Online kijkt in het weekend over ’s lands grenzen en brengt je buitenlands studentennieuws. Deze week: Stijgende studieschulden.
Eind augustus berichtten we al over de extreem hoge schulden van studenten in de Verenigde Staten. Het schuldenbedrag van studenten is hoger dan het totale bedrag aan creditcardleningen en economen vrezen voor een nieuwe bubbel. Ook bij de Occupybeweging op Wall Street zitten veel studenten die na hun studie te kampen hebben met een torenhoge schuld, maar geen baan kunnen vinden.
Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector , with control and funding coming from three levels: local , state , and federal , in that order.
K–12 (pronounced "k twelve", "k through twelve", or "k to twelve") is a designation for the sum of primary and secondary education . It is used in the United States , Canada , Philippines and Australia .
A Pell Grant is money the U.S. federal government provides for students who need it to pay for college.
The Association of American Universities ( AAU ) is an organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education.
public(state) versus charter(private) schools
President Barack Obama pledged support to reestablish America as the global leader in higher education in his State of the Union address last night.
The anti-seniority advertisement from Education Reform Now, which backs the mayor’s agenda…. When Cathleen P.
I'm not an education expert like Gates, so I'll comment only on a TED talk he gave last year.
It's tough being a teacher nowadays. In Wisconsin, they want to kill collective bargaining and do whatever they wish. Mayor Bloomberg doesn't want to look as extreme as Scott Walker, so he's simply rolled out a bill that would pretty much let him fire anyone he feels like firing .
Last week the New York Times ran a stunning piece about the investments made by the Libyan dictatorship's sovereign wealth fund.
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