Dept of Education Issues Guidance on Religious Discrimination

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) The United States Department of Education has released a series of actions in an effort to confront discrimination and promote inclusion within schools and encourage respect for students of all faiths and beliefs. Included in these steps is a website discussing religious discrimination, an updated civil rights complaint More...

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By admin On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Wells Fargo Takes Student Loans to Amazon Prime Subscribers

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Wells Fargo is now offering Amazon Prime members a discount on interest rates for private student loans in a unique partnership with the online retail giant. “We are focused More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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College Students Spend Less Than 3 Hours Per Day on School

(Photo: Andrew Pons, Creative Commons) A new study has exposed how college students use their time in an effort to inform taxpayers who subsidize federal student loans, finding that the average college student More...

By admin On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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IES Grants Top $100 Million for Array of Education Research

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) The Institute of Education Sciences has awarded more than $ 100 million in grants in order to increase education research being conducted on a wide variety of topics and subjects. In More...

By admin On Sunday, July 24th, 2016
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Proposed Texas Textbook Describes Mexican-Americans as ‘Lazy’

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) A proposed high school textbook in the state of Texas that addresses the topic of Mexican-American studies is coming under fire for containing a number of sections having nothing More...

By admin On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
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Kentucky Dept of Ed to Review School Restraint Policies

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) Jefferson County Public Schools in Kentucky will be receiving an on-site review from the state education department, and the inspection will be centered on the management practices More...

By admin On Friday, July 22nd, 2016
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With Trump Quiet on Education, Pence’s Record Stands In

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump hasn’t said very much about education during his campaign – just that he is “a tremendous believer” More...

By admin On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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Little Kids Need Cool Places to Explore, Not Classroom Time

(Image: EdenProject) By Julia Steiny Early childhood education has become this year’s education-fix obsession.  From the President of the United States to the President of the Rhode Island Senate, we’re More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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2016 Economic Concerns, Policies Stir Up 1992 Sentiments

(Photo: Luis Llerena, Creative Commons) By Michael A. MacDowell “It is the economy, stupid” became the key phrase that Bill Clinton’s campaign adopted in 1992 to thwart George H. W. Bush’s unsuccessful More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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Young US Voters Cite Education, Race as Major Election Issues

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Young people in the US are united on one issue: they believe that what matters most when picking a new president is education. But in other areas of importance, there are broad More...