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The School System In New Orleans Needs Some Fixing

Posted on December 10, 2017 in Education Education News The School System

Some parents feel that the school system in New Orleans is not good enough, and that their children are not getting the proper care that they need. New Orleans’ school system is one of the lowest ranked in the country when it comes to achievement. This has especially been a huge problem ever since hurricane […]

Why the Senate Should Expand the 529 Savings Program

Posted on December 9, 2017 in College Education Education Education News

As part of the tax plan that is going to the floor of the Senate and which will be decided upon by Senators, there should be a provision to help lower income and middle-income families save for public education on a tax-exempt basis. There should be a plan for expanding the 529 savings program. The […]

Charter Schools Are Not Held Up To The Same Construction Standards As Traditional Schools

Posted on December 8, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education Systems

There are strict guidelines put in place for how public school buildings are constructed. These guidelines exist so that buildings are safe to be in under a variety of circumstances. For example, in the state of California, public school buildings are supposed to be constructed to meet certain guidelines that ensure that they are safe […]

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American Museum of Natural History Seeks to Create Better Exhibits By Appealing to Senses

Posted on December 7, 2017 in American Museum of Natural History Education

The American Museum of natural history has set in place up to eleven interactive galleries that will make you feel your senses. That is a series of practical steps that will give you a different perception of the world around you. Man perceives the universe through the five senses. Anything outside the usual functioning mechanism […]

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The Future of Public Education – How Should it Be?

Posted on December 5, 2017 in Education Education News Public Education Public Education Systems

A recent article on Forbes about Public Education Vs. Public Schooling brought out a lot of insight on the difference between the two. Most people assume that the two are synonymous and yet schooling just happens to be one method of education. Once we separate mass schooling from public education , we won’t be stuck […]

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Education at Stake in New Tax Bill

Posted on December 4, 2017 in Education Education News

The debate around public education will never end. There are many thoughts on what is best for the public education system in the United States. With the new tax bill in the Senate, many people are worried about the future of public education in the United States. If the bill is passed in the current […]

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Bad Politicians, Teachers’ Unions and Unrealistic Projections May Sink Public Education

Posted on November 15, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America Public Education Systems Public Schooling

All across the United States, demographic changes, along with years of irresponsible fiscal policy, are combining to create a perfect storm that may herald the end of the public education system of the United States as it currently exists. Although there are many serious problems facing the U.S. public education system today, one of the […]

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Forbes Lists Differences Between Public Education and Public Schooling

Posted on November 12, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Schooling

In a recent Op Ed piece published by Forbes Magazine, Kerry McDonald, a woman who has become known for her advocacy of the public school system, discussed her views on public education and how it differs from public schooling. McDonald began the article by stating what she believes to be positive aspects of the American […]

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Betsy Devos does Cares for Public Education

Posted on October 30, 2017 in Education

Many people honestly believe that America’s 11th U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, really does not care for public education. That is a false assumption because she has no choice but to pay attention to America’s public education system. The fact is that nearly 90% of all American students are enrolled within the public-school system. […]

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A Lack of New Teachers Effects Urban American Schools

Posted on August 25, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America Qualified Public School Teacher

The declining rate of qualified new public school teachers in urban American school districts has reached problematic proportions in the last few years. As a result, schools all over the country are experiencing a sharp decline in funding and performance as well as an increase in the dropout rate. According to Jason Amos (Alliance for […]

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