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Americans Are Terrible at Estimating Income Inequality

Americans Are Terrible at Estimating Income Inequality | Education | Scoop.it
In some surprising ways.(Op-ed in The Atlantic Cities Argues That Gap Between Rich vs Poor Is Not As Big As We Thought http://t.co/kUMbY65qDv http://t.co/mtY2HpCTNa)...
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Strong LA economy boosts income inequality in city, study says - Los Angeles Times

Strong LA economy boosts income inequality in city, study says - Los Angeles Times | Education | Scoop.it
Washington Post Strong LA economy boosts income inequality in city, study says Los Angeles Times Los Angeles has one of the highest levels of income inequality in the nation, but that's due in part to a relatively strong local economy that's...
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Major takeaways from our 2014 rankings of state charter school laws ...

Major takeaways from our 2014 rankings of state charter school laws ... | Education | Scoop.it
We recently released the fifth annual edition of Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Public Charter School Laws. This report evaluates, scores, and ranks each of the country's 43 state charter school laws against the ...
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Gates foundation funds group to help charter schools - The Seattle Times

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has now pledged nearly $800,000 to start a new charter-school incubator to give charter schools extra help with startup planning.

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National Alliance: “State of the Union Response: Charter Schools ...

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National Alliance: “State of the Union Response: Charter Schools Key to Addressing Income Inequality”. From the National Alliance: Nationwide, charter schools ...
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Practical critical thinking skills for the real world

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Teaching concepts in the classroom doesn't accomplish anything unless students understand how those ideas apply to the real world.

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GOP measure would promote 'school choice' with federal funding - Washington Post

GOP measure would promote 'school choice' with federal funding - Washington Post | Education | Scoop.it
Washington Post GOP measure would promote 'school choice' with federal funding Washington Post Republicans are positioning “school choice” — sending public dollars to charter schools, vouchers, virtual schools and other alternatives to traditional...
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State education policy not adequate says forum speaker - newszap.com

State education policy not adequate says forum speaker - newszap.com | Education | Scoop.it
State education policy not adequate says forum speaker newszap.com WEST VALLEY - “Our current state education policy is not adequate and I say that not as ideology but rather logic,” stated Richard Gilman of Thinking Arizona at the West Valley...
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Charter school CEO addresses lawmakers - Topeka Capital Journal

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Charter school CEO addresses lawmakers
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The CEO of a for-profit charter school management company on Thursday urged members of the House and Senate to consider a non-traditional, technology-rich approach to schooling.
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National Alliance: “State of the Union Response: Charter Schools ...

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National Alliance: “State of the Union Response: Charter Schools Key to Addressing Income Inequality”. From the National Alliance: Nationwide, charter schools ...

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National Alliance: “State of the Union Response: Charter Schools ...

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National Alliance: “State of the Union Response: Charter Schools Key to Addressing Income Inequality”. From the National Alliance: Nationwide, charter schools ...
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Rich Schools, Poor Schools: Inequality in Education by Sana Naqvi

Rich Schools, Poor Schools: Inequality in Education by Sana Naqvi | Education | Scoop.it
Clearly, the state governments' public education funding and real estate policies are in need of reform; it is unfair that race, location, and economic status of parents should determine the quality of a child's education.
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This is How Americans Are Grappling With Income Inequality

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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The wealthiest county in America is settled deep in 4 a.m. slumber when Neal Breen threads the mini-mansion subdivisions and snow-blanketed fairways on his way to open shop.
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Charter Schools, the Invisible Hand, and Gutless Political Leadership

Charter Schools, the Invisible Hand, and Gutless Political Leadership | Education | Scoop.it
The commitment to charter schools is a coward's way out of facing reality and doing something.

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