Many of the nation’s top universities have been placed on the dishonor roll. Accused of colluding on financial aid limits are: Brown, the California Institute of Technology, the University of Chicago, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Emory, Georgetown, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northwestern, Notre Dame, the University of Pennsylvania, Rice, Vanderbilt, and Yale
Rarely can high school students have faced such obstacles to sit exams.
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/solutionswatch-visuallearners.mp3"][/audio]A picture is worth a thousand words, and it is often the case that a well-crafted image can get the point across much more effectively than a lengthy diatribe.
Reading Time: 5 minutesThe Great Depression was characterized by unemployment, homelessness, hunger, bankruptcies, home foreclosures, dust, drought, and inequality in the distribution of wealth. And America’s infrastructure was crumbling. Sound familiar?
Reading Time: 5 minutesSlurping down slushies on warm cafeteria benches. Treading up steep stairways and laughing as our legs burn. Promising to be the godmothers to each other’s children, jokingly of course.
Reading Time: 6 minutesBefore the COVID-19 pandemic reached fever pitch, I was on the edge of burnout. Teaching is a stressful job. Preparing and delivering engaging lessons while also keeping up with administrative documentation, classroom management, and teacher evaluations is a lot of work.I love my students dearly. But stress takes its toll.
Reading Time: 13 minutesThe US Supreme Court’s rejection of President Donald Trump’s attempt to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, better known as DACA, sent audible sighs of relief rippling through the nation last June.The relief was temporary, however.
Reading Time: 5 minutesThe moment that college student Kecheng Du saw a tweet from President Trump saying only “China!,” he feared that his plans for advanced studies in the US might go up in smoke.
Reading Time: 4 minutesLiving in the time of COVID-19 is like being on a slow-moving train and seeing the tracks ahead on fire. We cannot get off the train. We cannot make the train stop. We cannot put the fire out. We are stuck, watching the flames get ever closer to us at an excruciatingly measured pace. We know soon they will consume us. But we don’t know what to do about it.
Reading Time: 9 minutesAs a junior at East High School, an inner-city school in Rochester, NY, Eric Kounnavong, a first-generation Laotian American, got along well with other students. He had simultaneously enrolled in three art classes to explore his Laotian heritage, and he was taking night classes to graduate early. On the surface, Eric’s future looked promising.
Reading Time: 2 minutesDuring the coronavirus pandemic, education has been one of the most disrupted sectors in our unsettled society. Parents, students, teachers, administrators, and support staff have had to significantly readjust their lives as school districts have shut down or offered remote learning options.
Reading Time: 8 minutesThis story is part of WhoWhatWhy’s ongoing series on the challenges and opportunities the coronavirus pandemic poses for the US education system on all levels.
Reading Time: 4 minutesThis story is part of WhoWhatWhy’s ongoing series on the challenges and opportunities the coronavirus pandemic poses for the US education system on all levels.
Reading Time: 5 minutesAs teachers and administrators struggle to reinvent how they teach students this September, US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s recent policy decisions have only made the situation worse — ensuring that public schools will have greater budget shortfalls than before, right when they need more help.The $3 trillion stimulus bill Congress passed in late Marc
Reading Time: 6 minutesWhen US universities shut down in the middle of the semester due to the coronavirus pandemic, school officials asked students to vacate their dorms immediately.
Reading Time: 5 minutesA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recruiter exposed the sensitive information — including visa status — of more than 1,300 students and alumni from the Washington, DC–based American University following a May 15 virtual career fair.The incident raises serious concerns about how information is shared between universities and job recruiters — including
Reading Time: 6 minutesOPINIONWell before the coronavirus pandemic, the US system of higher education was broken. Not for the wealthiest students, who prep until their SAT scores reach 1500, volunteer at elephant refuges, or gain national status through private soccer league competitions, then soar through the next four years without loans or even work-study jobs. But
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2019-09-26%20James%20Evan%20Pilato.mp3"][/audio]This week on the New World Next Week: Australian private schools ditch fondleslabs for textbooks; the GM environmental crisis spreads as the MSM hypes the fake climate scare; and the MSM pimps a limited Turkish hangout over ISIS.
Reading Time: 4 minutesBorder Security! Build the Wall! Halt the Illegal Flow! During his presidential campaign and since he has been office, Donald Trump has been raising the blood pressure of his base with claims that America faces a massive onslaught of immigrants bringing crime, drugs, disease, and higher levels of poverty to the US.
Announced over the public address system in a suburban Philadelphia middle school: The school is now on lockdown. This is just a drill. Run! Immediately search for a way out, any way out. Run through the classroom door. Climb out the window. Sprint through the football field. Run in a zig-zag or swirly line — a shooter is more likely to hit you when you run in a straight line. Hide in a neighbor’s garage until you know you’re safe. Hide!
Children and teachers contend with tear gas, live ammunition and stun grenades.
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2019-01-31%20James%20Evan%20Pilato.mp3"][/audio]This week on the New World Next Week: the 9/11 kangaroo court has a medical mishap; a Taiwan school educates children about money; and sheriffs disobey unconstitutional gun grab.
In this penultimate review episode I look at how the education system is a poor place to learn anything, how standardised testing is a form of child abuse, the fundamental problems of electoral politics, and expand on why an intelligence-based approach to societal problems is always better than a military-based ap
J'ai appris à faire la vaisselle en me disant Que je dois pouvoir faire la vaisselle J'ai appris à faire la lessive en me disant Que je dois pouvoir faire la lessive J'ai appris à faire le ménage en me disant Que je dois pouvoir faire le ménage J'ai appris à faire la cuisine en me disant Que je dois pouvoir faire la cuisine J'ai appris à faire de la philosophie en me disant
L'enfant cesse d'être un enfant, le jour où il comprend que l'essentiel de ce qu'on lui raconte est cousu de fil blanc. Sentir qu'on lui ment est un sentiment à l'origine de tous ses tourments. Le désespoir de celui qui apprend du jour au lendemain qu'on lui raconte des histoires.
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2018-08-22%20The%20Ripple%20Effect.mp3"][/audio]James Corbett and Hunter Maats join Ricky Varandas on The Ripple Effect to continue their previous conversation of the problems of the current system of schooling and the solutions to that system. Along the way, they debate licensing, statism, the FDA and other topics.
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2018-07-25%20The%20Ripple%20Effect.mp3"][/audio]James Corbett & Hunter Maats join the show to discuss the history of education, issues with our current system and possible solutions.
Israel closes Palestinian college in Jerusalem, bans Birzeit faculty from obtaining visas.
Laisse-moi vivre ma vie ! m'a dit ma fille qui a fêté ses 4 ans, il n'y a pas si longtemps. Laisse-moi vivre ma vie comme pour me débarrasser à jamais de toute envie de faire de l'esprit... putain, c'est elle ou c'est moi qui vieillis ?
Scholars call for an end to study abroad in Israel programs at US universities.
Syria conflict is heightening pressure on Druze to assimilate.
Je vous prie de m'excuser... m'excuser de me présenter devant vous pour le grand oral. En tenue de bain... ce n'est pas parce que je l'appelle Médine... mais parce que tout de suite après... j'ai piscine. Ça fait longtemps que j'attends ce moment pour dire pourquoi, pour dire comment certains Français n'aiment pas la France.
Oublies la douceur, tu n'auras droit qu'à des pilules amères Je suis ta mère... La désillusion en personne... Celle qui préfère verser ou déverser des larmes plutôt que te bercer d'illusions. Je te lève, je te relève, je t'élève. Mais si tu fais un pas de travers, je te crève... Même dans tes rêves, tu ne verras jamais que mon glaive. Et en guise de bonheur, le feu et la fureur !
Young people's futures on hold in Gaza as universities withhold certificates over tuition debt.
Source : Libération, Sonya Faure et Cécile Daumas, 06-09-2017 Pour l’historien Emmanuel Todd, la vraie fracture n’est aujourd’hui plus sociale, mais éducative. Et la démocratie est vouée à disparaître en Europe.
The Glow and Thought finds creative means to stress that books are for everyone.
What do the Department of Energy, the Department of Education, and Environmental Protection Agency have in common? They’ve all faced lawsuits for putting the brakes on Obama-era regulations.Just this week, the attorneys general from 18 states and Washington D.C.
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/qfc036-lq.mp3"][/audio]Libya had 144 tons of gold in the vaults when NATO's humanitarian love bombs began raining down in 2011. So now that the company has been utterly destroyed and discarded like yesterday's newspaper, what happened to all that gold, anyway?
From German politicians and their swine vaccines to Bill Gates' kids and common core, it's one rule for the powers-that-shouldn't-be and another for the plebs. But surely you knew that already. What other examples of this phenomenon do you know of? Leave your answers in the comments section below.
Émeline est un joli prénom. C'est le prénom de ma grand-mère. Un être que j'aimais passionnément. Ce fut ma première institutrice. La première à mon sens à saisir l'essence d'un caprice. Le caprice d'un enfant. C'est elle qui m'a tout appris en m'apprenant qu'il y a plus de choses à laisser qu'à prendre ou à apprendre. En premier, tous les verbes inappropriés : élever, dresser, domestiquer, éduquer, apprivoiser.
Observers worry about impact of brain drain for future of besieged Gaza.
Article tiré de la lettre AIL n°11 (mars 2016) que vous pouvez commander sur la boutique de l’AIL Les États-Unis sont à la tête d’un mouvement éducatif, le common core, censé améliorer l’apprentissage des élèves à travers des méthodes révolutionnaires initiées par la fondation Bill Gates. Pourtant cette invention n’est diffusée que dans les écoles
Lack of resources due to Israel's institutionalized discrimination means no classrooms for many students.
Shortage of classrooms has dire effect on tens of thousands of Palestinian students in the occupied city.