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Grammar (selection-based) schools - are they socially divisive?

Our new Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced her plans to expand the number of grammar schools in the UK (Guardian Article). For thos…

Started by Simon Mathews

30 on Thursday
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Teacher Fired For Using the word "Vagina": Censorship Gone Too Far?

A teacher lost her job for using the word Vagina in a lecture about art history for 8th graders. Should she really have lost her job for us…

Started by Erin

15 May 8
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Should getting a college degree be treated as a form of national service?

I've been thinking (always a dangerous enterprise). It's important to have people ready to defend the country, and so we are generous to th…

Started by Unseen

45 Oct 18, 2014
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Of course you know this means war....

Bugs Bunny is a role model for me. I think he's a pretty good role model.  He leaves people alone to do what they want to do until they get…

Started by Scott Graves

3 Sep 13, 2014
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There's another way to do higher education

Started by Unseen

2 Mar 23, 2014
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Religion in schools

where I come from, teaching faith is nothing unique to 'faith schools' all secondary schools have compulsory R.E. class (religious educatio…

Started by David Smith

30 Jan 9, 2014
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Utah State Senator Proposes Ending Mandatory Education

You know, I'm a lifelong Democrat, so when I saw this headline on huffingtonpost.com: "Aaron Osmond, Utah State Senator, Calls For End To M…

Started by Unseen

0 Jul 18, 2013

Enough already with propping up the girl students!

In the 1960s and '70s, when we sensed that our girls were not keeping up with our boys in education, we rolled up our collective sleeves an…

Started by Unseen

0 Jul 4, 2013

What does Belgium have that the United States does not?

It has 16th place in a list of best-educated countries. The United States is in 17th place. Here is the list starting with Finland, the bes…

Started by Unseen

116 Jun 13, 2013
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The future of Africa

I had a great conversation with a young man from Uganda this week, and we were discussing the geopolitics of Africa. IMO, Africa is in a g…

Started by Melvinotis

0 Jun 8, 2013

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