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Climate change ed, discriminating vouchers, Wikipedagogy, consent in the classroom, and more: Required Readings, 06.29.16

Two bills in Congress (one each in the Senate and the House) would authorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a climate change education program. Meanwhile, one senator has inserted language into an appropriations bill that would prohibit the Justice Department from enforcing key provisions of the Americans with Disabilities …

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Required Readings

Wisconsin woes, promoting Christianity in school, why student should fail, UNC program cuts, child poverty, humanistic medicine, chocolate fraud, and more: Required Readings, 05.31.15

Best education headline of the week: What the heck is going on with Wisconsin public education? Among the plans raising eyebrows: efforts to trim teacher training requirements that would put high school graduates in the classroom and a giveaway to private schools via vouchers. A Colorado teacher has filed a lawsuit …

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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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