People, Politics & Business

December 2009

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Are Standardized Test Scores Arne Duncan's One Note Song?

The Federal Stimulus and "Race to the Top" Grants - How Will It Affect Education?According to The Christian Science Monitor this month:"The federal stimulus money for education is prompting states, much more than before, to embrace reforms promoted by the... Read more
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"WHAT'S THIS MEDIA WORLD COMING TO?"

"Cable & bloggers talking about education? That's supposed to be reserved for me and the "chosen few"! Don't you think? Cheers." Dr. D. Read more
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SECOND GRADERS IN THE EDUCATION MEAT FACTORY

High-Stake Standardized Test Scores for 7-Year-Olds - Winner or Loser? Read more
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PANIC IN DETROIT

David Bowie and Other Observations - How Education in Detroit May Be a Warning To Other Vulnerable Districts Across the Country Read more
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Is Bill Gates the New U.S. Education Secretary?

How a powerful philanthropist may be controlling our kids' future education behind the scenes. Should we be concerned or grateful? With a burgeoning global Microsoft Education division, questions of conflict of interest loom. Part 1. Read more
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ARE THESE THREE THE FACE OF EDUCATION? REALLY?

NEWT, AL AND "THE DUNK" ARE A CURIOUS TRIO STUMPING FOR EDU-REFORM. CHECK OUT THEIR "MEET THE PRESS" VISIT. Read more
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Textbook Publisher Pays for Bogus Amazon Reviews

Elsevier paying people to give their textbooks five stars at Amazon Read more
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