Posts Tagged by Education

5th-Grade Teacher Who Asked Students To Justify KKK Gets Suspended

The assignment asked students: “You are a member of the KKK. Why do you think your treatment of African Americans is justified?” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Alt-right, froyo, and ransomware are officially in the dictionary, along with these other words

Merriam-Webster added more than 250 new words to its online dictionary on Monday, and “alt-right,” “froyo,” and “ransomware” all made the cut. The newly added words come from a variety of fields, from politics and business to technology and sports. “Alt-right” has been in use […]

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — a short film reveals its key findings

In 1971, a psychologist named Julian Stanley issued the SAT to a group of 12- and 13-year-olds in an experiment that would eventually become one of the most revealing studies of human achievement. The “Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth,” or SMPY, has tracked 5,000 of […]

Ravitch Responds To DeVos And School Privatization

In conjunction with their 4th annual conference in Oakland, California on October 14-15, the Network for Public Education read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

There’s an updated ranking for the best public colleges in America — and California is doing something right

Five of the top 10 public universities in America are part of the University of California system, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report. That’s likely welcome news to California residents, as in-state tuition at public schools is typically far cheaper than […]

To The Woman Who Thanked Me For Being A Teacher Who Cares

Her words struck a chord with me and made me realize my passion for my job. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The top-ranked business programs for undergrads

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has the best undergraduate business program in America, according to the US New News & World Report. Wharton boasts some impressive former students, from billionaire investor Warren Buffett to President Donald Trump. The results are based solely […]

Mom Says School Taped Students’ Wrists, Put Them In Dark Room For Slavery Lesson

Shardé Carrington says the “surprise” eighth-grade history lesson also included a clip from “Roots.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

It costs more to go to college in America than anywhere else in the world

Tuition fees at American colleges and universities are among the highest in the world, according to a report released Tuesday by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Of the 35 member countries in the OECD average, the US has the highest average tuition at […]

The 15 best public high schools in America

A 900-person school in Chicago, Illinois is the best public high school in America. Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on schools, released its 2018 rankings of the best public high schools in the US, and gave Walter Payton Prep the top billing. […]

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