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50 Striking Statistics About Distance Learning in Higher Education

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The physical classroom is becoming a distant memory for some students.
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Education takeaways from Obama's State of the Union address

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President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for a greater investment in preschool for children, saying all students should have access to high-quality programs.
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Obama Gun Proposal to Look Beyond Mass Shootings

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Some of the proposals that President Obama is expected to make on Wednesday will be intended not only to prevent mass shootings, but also to curb everyday gun violence.
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Issue: Gun Control, Sandy Hook

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Delhi gang-rape could prove a catalyst for change for women

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The gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in India has spurred a potentially defining moment to dismantle centuries of entrenched discrimination and violence against women, writes Annie Kelly (Will anger over #Delhi gang-rape overturn discrimination...
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Women in Swaziland organise to confront discrimination

Women in Swaziland organise to confront discrimination | Ms. Ryan's Awesome Scoop It Page | Scoop.it
Activists look to the country's traditions as a route to recognition of their contribution and a return to equality (RT @GdnDevelopment: Women in Swaziland organise to confront discrimination http://t.co/C0YAidtw)...
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HUD Enforces LGBT Equal Access Rule; No Discrimination

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Washington D.C. — On January 2nd, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a settlement agreement in a claim it brought against Bank of America for discriminating agains...
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Why is the image of public education distorted by media? - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

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Why is the image of public education distorted by media?
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Former education commissioner blasts Common Core process

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A year after rocking the ed world by blasting standardized testing, Robert Scott, the former ed commissioner of Texas, now goes after the Common Core State Standards.
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Paradise or Oblivion

Paradise or Oblivion This video presentation advocates a new socio-economic system, which is updated to present-day knowledge, featuring the life-long work of Social Engineer, Futurist, Inventor and Industrial Designer Jacque Fresco, which he calls...
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Jamaica May Soon Introduce Law Banning LGBT Discrimination

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Jamaica’s Minister of Justice has hinted that anti-discrimination legislation protecting the LGBT community may be coming to the Caribbean nation.
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Tea Party Republicans favor spending taxpayer money on anti-gay discrimination - Washington Post (blog)

Tea Party Republicans favor spending taxpayer money on anti-gay discrimination - Washington Post (blog) | Ms. Ryan's Awesome Scoop It Page | Scoop.it
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The optics of this move are intriguing. DOMA has already been found unconstitutional by lower courts.
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