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A letter to the Secretary of Education

Posted on August 15, 2017 in Education Public Education Secretary of Education Betsy Devos

According to Your text to link…, 20 state attorney generals have sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betty DeVos to continue to enforce regulations regarding sexual assault on college campuses. College campuses have been following Title IX guidelines or regulations since the early 1970s. These regulations are there to make sure that there is […]

The United States Educational System Is Falling Behind

Posted on August 14, 2017 in Education Public Education US Education System

Public schooling and public education have started to become synonymous. Many individuals believe these must be separated before alternate educational methods can be found. The basic principles of public schooling were founded in 1852 and due to the current economy, creative values and knowledge they have become mostly irrelevant. Economists and sociologists both believe the […]

Betsy Devos Needs To Get With The Program

Posted on August 13, 2017 in Education Public Education Secretary of Education Betsy Devos US Education System

Secretary of Education Betsy Devos seems to have a communication problem as of late. It seems that Washington lawmakers want to be specific in telling individual states that they can have as much flexibility as they need in determining the curriculum for their school districts. Miss Devos however seems to be telling states otherwise. Specifically, […]

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Digital Transformation Trending In Public Education

Posted on August 12, 2017 in Digital Transformation Education Public Education

Digital transformation is impacting every industry today, and this includes the public educational trends too. This is because the educators realize the benefits of bringing in technology to the classroom in case of public education. With digital transformation, educators are making rapid changes with regard to the way they instruct, assess, and even do the […]

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More and More US Colleges Face Closure

Posted on August 9, 2017 in Education Higher Education US Education System

A crisis of sorts seems to have hit US education in that more and more colleges across the nation are apparently shutting down. As a matter of fact as many as 5%, US colleges either closed down or were not able to avail of federal grant last year. The number of schools nationwide that were […]

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THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA’S SUPREME COURT AGREES TO LOWER THE THRESHOLD FOR PASSING BAR EXAMS

Posted on August 8, 2017 in Education Higher Education Law Bar Exams Threshold

The state of California has for a long time had a reputation for having the most challenging bar exams in the US. The good news for every aspiring law student is that the California supreme court, which governs the bar exams has made a ruling to revise the certification score threshold. Although the new score […]

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Texas Teachers Hold Protest

Posted on August 7, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education Systems Teachers Protest Texans for Public Education

The public education systems across the United States are very complicated systems. The public school systems are tasked with educating students to ensure they are able to advance to higher education and be valuable members of society. While teachers and school officials have a very hard job in doing this, they often are not provided […]

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Teachers in Texas Show Their Support for Public Education

Posted on August 6, 2017 in Education Public Education

Teachers in Texas recently participated in a public education rally. They were joined by parents, students as well as their retired colleagues on the steps of the Texas Capital. The goal of the rally was to inform the public about issues affecting public education in the state. These problems include unfunded teacher pay raises, standardized […]

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The State of New Mexico Sued over Education Spending

Posted on July 17, 2017 in Education Education Spending Public Education

As an American, what do you do if someone wrongs you? Suing should be the answer to this question and this is what is happening in New Mexico. There is a lawsuit in New Mexico that is challenging the way public schools receive their funding. This comes after some suggestions that the state of New […]

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Betsy DeVos Addresses National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Posted on July 16, 2017 in Education Public Charter Schools Public Education Public Schooling

At the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos addressed hundreds of participants on both sides of the discussion. The annual event was held on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. to discuss some of the reforms that Betsy DeVos is making within the education system, with special attention to charter schools. At […]

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