At the Modern Language Association (MLA) 2014 convention in Chicago, delegates defeated a resolution to boycott Israel akin to one proposed by the American Studies Association (ASA), which had put forward an academic boycott this past year with the public support of Stephen Hawking.
Articles By: Spencer Irvine
“The findings reveal that students attending schools in which bullying prevention programs are implemented are more likely to have experienced peer victimization, compared to those attending schools without bullying prevention.”
Proponents of early childhood education may sing its praises but reality keeps rearing its ugly head.
A recent debate at Georgetown University’s Law School on U. S. intelligence gathering showed some surprising divisions over current policies and practices.
When government agencies consider the need for education reform, they usually come up with the same solution for the woes of public schools: more money. Nevertheless, buried in their reports are nuggets of information that contradict that thesis.
The Chronicle for Higher Education found that “new Ph.D.’s who graduate with debt are shouldering heavier burdens than ever before.”
The Washington Express highlighted the growing presence of massive open online courses (known as MOOCs) in the Washington, D.C.-area.
None of the teachers who wrote their take on education policy and reform could ever agree on a single issue, such as teacher layoffs, seniority and standardized testing.
A pair of University of Maryland economists actually found themselves channeling supply side-icon Jack Kemp although they might be loathe to admit it.
The professor rationalized that today’s economy makes it essential to extend these benefits as employment is unstable.