Required Readings

Required Readings – A-Levels Edition! – 15 August 2013

Hairy legs and armpits! A-Levels! Dawn Foster! Accreditation drama! Good morning, teachers and learners. Your required readings are below. I’ve gathered everything you need to know about the drama that is A-levels.

Can you afford University? – The BBC talks with students here, including those who recall the hairy legs and armpits.

Poor kids, caps and gowns – Dawn Foster on inequality. No Oxford comma from Dawn! Way to stick it to ’em!

A-Level Results 2013: Dip in top grades – “Wahh! But my money said I could go to St. John’s!” The Guardian also comments on the top grade shortage, and submits this prattling advice to incoming undergrads.

Elite Uni heads dub A-level changes “high risk” – Isn’t everything “high risk” when first implemented?

Department of Education Warns Accreditor That Sanctioned City College of San Francisco – News on this continuing accreditation drama.

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P.E. Robinson

P.E. Robinson

Professor P.E. Robinson teaches astronomy to non-science majors at a 2-year college in the United States. He has a decade of experience teaching science in higher education, and providing professional development experiences to astronomers and other educators. Skepticism and critical thinking are key components of everything he teaches.

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