Post Tagged with: "education"

The central courtyard of the Haas School of Business on the UC Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California. ({Photo credit: BrokenSphere)

A Berkeley professor who understands his job

What is Alan Ross’s secret? His “new” model restores the university to what it is supposed to be and once was: about learning, not politics. Students take a final exam that tests what they have learned from the wide variety of ideas they have heard in the course of the semester, which determines whether they pass the course.

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Why America Needs Family Controlled Education

Why America Needs Family Controlled Education

When flying home from my recent travels where I had the opportunity to share at homeschool conventions in South Carolina and Nebraska, I was perusing the headlines where I saw a school in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, that recently issued 500 suspension notices (nearly ½ the student body) to students who had amassed too many unexcused absences from class.

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Maj Gen Vander Hamm to Address JWC ScholarShare

Maj Gen Vander Hamm to Address JWC ScholarShare

John Witherspoon College in Rapid City, South Dakota is holding their fifth annual ScholarShare banquet entitled “A Dream Coming True” on April 27 at 6:30 pm at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn.

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South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller

Science a Hot Topic at Rapid City Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeting

During the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City yesterday, South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller brought up SB 55 which had been intended to allow teachers to discuss all sides of scientific inquiry which are aligned with the educational content standards already outlined in law. The bill passed the South Dakota Senate on Jan. 25, but was killed in the “Republican” supermajority House Education Committee three days ago.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Feb 17-23

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Feb 17-23

This week’s good, bad and ugly. Included: businesses fire promoters of lawlessness, Education Secretary believes boys should be in your daughter’s restroom and locker room in school, illegal aliens get a pass, and Trump’s Labor nominee in a sex scandal.

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University Students, Protecting the First Amendment IS Intellectual

University Students, Protecting the First Amendment IS Intellectual

Winston Churchill made the statement, “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry on as if nothing ever happened”. The First Amendment happens to be that truth for our American universities.

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Democrats impede excellence in education

Democrats impede excellence in education

What is it about new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos that so bothers Democrats that not a single Democratic Senator voted to confirm her, requiring Vice President Mike Pence to cast the deciding vote?

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Trump’s Mistaken Interest in HBCUs

Trump’s Mistaken Interest in HBCUs

Why is President Trump, who delivered a strong message in his campaign about working for real change to build prosperity in poor black communities, starting off by focusing on more of what has hurt black advancement so much — politicians showing them they care by spending government money?

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Video: SB 55 Discussion on Academic Freedom at Crackerbarrel Meeting

Video: SB 55 Discussion on Academic Freedom at Crackerbarrel Meeting

During the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City today, Brian Johnson, who recently testified in favor of the bill in Pierre, pointed out that there is a lot of misinformation from the media and others about SB 55, the academic freedom bill.

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South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller

Video: Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller Discusses Education Standards

South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller answered a question at the Rapid City legislative crackerbarrel meeting today about education legislation.

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