Required Readings

Endless summer, same-sex firing, textbooks optional, writing assignments, the education/health nexus, and more: Required Readings, 07.10.15

If you’ve ever wondered how the summer vacation schedule in the U.S. came to be and why it persists, you’ll want to read this new series from SoD sister site Grounded Parents. A Pennsylvania Catholic school may be in hot water for firing a teacher in a same-sex marriage by violating …

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Required Readings

Homophobia in U.S. education and abroad, humanities PhDs, scholars you can trust, and good news in VA: Required Readings, 04.07.14

So many links, so little time. Here are a few that caught our attention in the past week… First, we present a British teacher discussion of a recent experience with negative attitudes about gays in the GCSE national examinations. A couple weeks ago a story made the news about South …

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The Atheist Academic

The Atheist Academic: High School Credit for Church Classes?

I live in Ohio, which is typically a pretty good thing. I’m right in the middle, on the outskirts of a decent-sized city, so I get to experience culture and diversity and things that stimulate my brain. But sometimes, I get reminded that I still live in OHIO — the …

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