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Drowning bunnies, free speech in British unis, LA budget woes, non-weather school closings, and skeptical parenting: Required Readings, 01.25.16

The president of a Catholic university suggested in a discussion about student retention that faculty stop thinking of freshmen as “cuddly bunnies,” noting: “You just have to drown the bunnies” by removing students more likely of dropping out, preferably before the late September date when enrollment statistics must be reported to the …

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Required Readings, 04.13.14, Professor Workload Allocation, Vouchers in LA, Texas Does the Right Thing, and Equitable Teacher Distribution

I’m not breaking any news when I tell you that university professors are being asked to do more with less, but a new study out of Boise State University paints a clearer picture of how faculty members allocate their time.  Their findings are yet another wave that is eroding away …

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PhD(isabled), LA school board settlement, sex ed, quackademic medicine, and more: Your Required Readings for March 18, 2014

To start off our Tuesday readings, we want to draw your attention to a blog that recently came to our attention, about the intersection of disability and academia. In happy news, a federal district court approved a consent decree requiring the Sabine Parish School Board to stop imposing Christianity on …

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Required Readings, 25 August 2013

God smites Creation Museum worker (he was probably gay), religious education doesn’t make children more intelligent and other news today in your Required Readings. Good morning everyone, have a nice read and enjoy your Sunday! TURKEY: Is it possible to manifest religion or belief in teaching and education? – it would …

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