More Waste – More Want

Applications for New Awards Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions and Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions Purpose of Program: The purpose of the Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions and Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions grant programs is to support rigorous evaluations of education interventions implemented by SEAs and LEAs that […]

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The Purpose Of Education

The Rev. Graylan Hagler, Pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church UCC in Washington, DC spoke to a group of citizens last night calling for individuals to act in the eradication of hatred around the world. Reverend Hagler spoke about the atrocities happening in Palestine and how they mimic the racism that occurs here in America. There […]

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America The Economic

In the past parents would send their children to school to become educated. With that education came the promise of a better life for that family. Having an educated family member gave the entire family pride as they boasted, “the first one in the family to finish school” to friends, family, and neighbors. The understanding […]

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Here We Go Again

From the Federal Register Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Data Challenges and Appeals Solution (DCAS) Abstract: This is a request for an emergency clearance approval for the Data Challenges and Appeals Solution (DCAS), a new system that will allow institutions to challenge their self-reported data as well as Department calculated metrics. The system will […]

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Concentrated Ignorance

Ignorance: Lack of knowledge, education, or awareness. (Merriam Webster) “Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.” Epictetus “The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.” Maximilien Robespierre […]

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Study Without Learning

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Middle Grades Longitudinal Study of 2017-2018 (MGLS:2017) Recruitment for 2017 Operational Field Test Abstract: The Middle Grades Longitudinal Study of 2017-2018 (MGLS:2017) is the first study sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), within the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education (ED), […]

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