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Brick and Mortar.Edu

, Malcolm A. Kline

Students may be increasingly opting to get their degrees online but universities still dismiss them as a fad. “Udacity does have one partnership with a research university—Georgia Tech,” Udacity’s vice president of business development Clarissa…

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Feeding the STEM Myths

, Spencer Irvine

As we have reported, contrary to current wisdom, studies consistently show that there are more science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors than there are STEM jobs. Nevertheless, those with a vested interest in perpetuating…

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Common Core Curtailed in Colorado

, Malcolm A. Kline

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Thus, no matter how full-throated the endorsements of Common Core by such worthies as former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, the parents go marching on. “Colorado…

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Charter School Success Story

, Malcolm A. Kline

In my youth, cheerleaders had a chant that went, “S-u-c-c-e-s-s, that’s the way you spell success.” I don’t know that you would hear that battle cry anymore, because not many public schools teach spelling. One…

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Parents vs. Teachers’ Unions

, Spencer Irvine

For years, teachers’ unions, and the politicians they support, have been equating caring for children with public school funding. Apparently, parents do not agree. The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) released a new report which recounted…

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