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I find this very disturbing... (genetics and alt-right)

This article from The Atlantic ruined my day yesterday. https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/12/genetics-race-ancestry-tests/51

Started by Dr. Bob

8 Jan 28
Reply by Mike Lansing

Teacher Employment Discrimination Based on OffDuty Lawful Sexual Practices/Expression

I'm an educator and atheist living in Florida (United States). I will be visiting various cities in Australia over a two-month period from…

Started by David Mech

4 Dec 25, 2016
Reply by Robert Fletcher

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 Sep 22, 2016
Reply by Unseen

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, 2016
Reply by Unseen

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
Reply by Unseen

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
Reply by Scott Graves

There's another way to do higher education

Started by Unseen

2 Mar 23, 2014
Reply by Unseen

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
Reply by Nicolas Gauvin

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

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