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Transcript: Toni Morrison at Portland State, 1975

Transcript: Toni Morrison at Portland State, 1975 | Education and Writing | Scoop.it
Educating the conqueror is not our business. —Toni Morrison Last week some of us heard for the first time a presentation that Prof. Toni Morrison made in May 1975 during a public lecture series on ...
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Top 10 Best-Selling Books of All Time

A quick search in Google for best-selling books of all time will yield more results than one could imagine. Depending on what you are searching for, the list changes considerably.
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These States Invest The Least In Their Students

These States Invest The Least In Their Students | Education and Writing | Scoop.it
When it comes to funding public school students, some parts of the country shell out more dough than others.

A new map compiled by research engine Findthebest.com shows which states provide the most funding for students' educations.
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Leads to such an unfair advantage. 

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'Affirmative' Racism: Donald Trump Questions Obama's Academic Records, Ivy League Education

Even The Extremist 'Stupids' Will Eventually Dump Shyster Trump : http://www.politicalarticles.net/blog/2011/04/20/even-the-extremist-stupids-in-the-g-o-p-wi...
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The game of higher education – what's the best way to play it ...

The game of higher education – what's the best way to play it ... | Education and Writing | Scoop.it
What might it mean if, like many of the researchers we work with, you struggle with the feeling that the higher education system is a game, the rules of which are difficult to navigate and set by others?
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Should the US Reform the Student Loan System?

Should the US Reform the Student Loan System? | Education and Writing | Scoop.it
Anyone who has read my previous columns about paying for college knows that I'm a student debt hawk.
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(EN) - New words: 14 July 2014 | Cambridge University Press

(EN) - New words: 14 July 2014 | Cambridge University Press | Education and Writing | Scoop.it

"Welcome to About Words, a blog from Cambridge Dictionaries Online. We publish posts discussing different features of the English language, as well as dictionary entries for words and phrases that are new to English or that have new meanings. We hope you enjoy the blog, and that you’ll post your own comments and vote on the new words. Keep checking back here over the weeks for a fascinating range of posts."


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Parents Response To Arne Duncan Excellent Educators for All

RE: SUPPORT for Excellent Educators for All Initiative with Recommendations for Accountable Parent Participation in Development of Equity Plans Dear Secretary Duncan : This letter is to express the National’s Parents Union support, with...
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Cramer: Offset high cost of higher education - CNBC.com

Cramer: Offset high cost of higher education - CNBC.com | Education and Writing | Scoop.it
Of the nearly 20 million Americans who attend college each year, about 12 million borrow, according to the Almanac of Higher Education. Estimates show that the average four-year graduate accumulates $26,000 to $29,000 ...
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The student debt crisis is getting out of hand. 

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Early Education Funding Increases Will Help Thousands of Kids - WTAJ

Early Education Funding Increases Will Help Thousands of Kids - WTAJ | Education and Writing | Scoop.it
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Early Education Funding Increases Will Help Thousands of Kids
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That extra money will bring the state's Pre-K Counts funding to $97.3 million. Early learning providers say this year's budget, is a good budget for them.
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Yong Zhao: No Child Left Behind and Global Competitiveness

Yong Zhao is the University Distinguished Professor of Education at Michigan State University, where he also serves as the founding director of the Center fo...
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Gonski Reforms Help Disadvantaged, Harm Higher Ed

Gonski Reforms Help Disadvantaged, Harm Higher Ed | Education and Writing | Scoop.it
What are the Gonski Reforms, anyway? Spearheaded by businessman David Gonski, the Gonski Reforms reflect the first major review into the Australian education funding model since the 1970s and propose a list of controversial recommendations to...
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