Education Is Honorable Not Money

Educate: To give intellectual, moral, and social instruction. It is considered an honor by some to have the image of Harriet Tubman on United States currency. To place the image of Harriet Tubman on money is tantamount to placing the image of Hitler on a Menorah. Harriet Tubman dedicated her life to freeing individuals from […]

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The Best Of Intentions

Integration: Incorporation as equals into society or organization of individuals of different groups. Incorporation: Incorporation is making something part of a whole. In her blog post, “Integration lets students be comfortable outside their ‘comfort zones’” for Great Schools For All, Ahlia Kitwana writes, “When you take kids from poor city neighborhoods and give them a […]

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No New Thing Under The Sun

From the Federal Register: NCES System Clearance for Cognitive, Pilot, and Field Test Studies; ED-2016-ICCD-0040; Correction On April 5, 2016 the U.S. Department of Education published a 60-day comment period notice in the Federal Register . . . seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, “NCES System Clearance for Cognitive, Pilot, and Field Test […]

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We Know – Now Let’s Do

The article below, written in July of 2012, shows, unequivocally that we, as a society, know how best to educate our children. 10 Ways to Promote Student Engagement By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD 1. Enhance students’ self-belief 2. Enable students to work autonomously, enjoy learning relationships with others, and feel they are competent to achieve their […]

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Dr. Suess Would Object

From the Federal Register: Applications for New Awards; Magnet Schools Assistance Program Purpose of Program: The MSAP provides grants to eligible local educational agencies and consortia of LEAs to support magnet schools under an approved, required or voluntary, desegregation plan. By supporting the development and implementation of magnet schools that reduce, eliminate, or prevent minority […]

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A Little Child Shall Lead Them

It is being said that if any real political change is going to happen in this country it will begin with students. Throughout history students have led revolutions against political oppression around the world. Why then, aren’t the students in America taking action against a government that would standardize, demoralize, and dehumanize them? Education, or […]

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