Required Readings, 4 April, 2013
Good morning, teachers and learners! Class begins today with a plan to disenfranchise voting college students in North Carolina. That’s a real downer. We’ll end on an up-note about a young woman from Palestine who’s got a scholarship to Oxford that’s been funded in an unusual way…
North Carolina senate bill seeks to curb college vote – “Those pesky voting college students! They’re not voting they way we want them to!” Even more disturbing in North Carolina’s bid to start a state religion…
An Academic With Impostor Syndrome – This really IS required reading. Advice on coping.
Centers See New Faces Seeking Test Prep – The idea of “Cram Schools” just makes me sad.
UK Teacher’s union attack “rebranded” sexism – They say old-fashioned sexism is back and being viewed as something “ironic and empowering”. Hmm….
Gazan heads to Oxford University on unusual scholarship – her fellow students are “crowd funding” her tuition. Brought a little tear to me eye.
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