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The Falling Quality Of Education And The Effects On The Teachers And Students

Posted on December 23, 2017 in Public Education Public Education in America

A public education rally for educational funding called for quality education, more learning, and less testing for the students. This is about students attending class, being instructed by a well-informed, passionate teacher, working hard, and learning new talents, skills, capabilities and interests. Educational reforms created to improve the learning of the students, improve their performance, […]

Governor of New York Approves Funding for Smart Schools

Posted on December 16, 2017 in Public Education Public Education Systems

Governor Cuomo of New York State just approved $75.6-million in funding for 88 Smart School Investment Plans. The money will help upgrade the way students learn in schools. The money is part of the Smart Schools Bond Act, which the governor introduced in 2014. Voters seem supportive of these efforts. A total of 242 projects […]

Education’s DeVos Throws Trump Team Under the School Bus

Posted on December 14, 2017 in Betsy DeVos Education Education News Public Education Public Education Systems

In a recent interview, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos placed the blame for her razor thin confirmation by the U.S. Senate squarely on the shoulders of President Trump and his transition team. “I think I was under-coached,” she said. Secretary DeVos accused Trump’s transition team of not providing her with a complete policy briefing in advance […]

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Why More People are Considering Charter Schools

Posted on December 13, 2017 in Charter Schools Education Education News Public Education Public Education Systems

When it comes to sending your kids off to school, it can be difficult to feel confident in the public school system. Plus, you might find that you simply do not like the school near your home, which is the only public option available to your children. Because of this, a lot of people are […]

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Why We Need to Take Better Care of Our Toddlers

Posted on December 12, 2017 in Public Education Public Education Systems

When it comes to public education, people know that society can be improved by improving the level of and the quality of public education. However, a recent article in Slate Magazine argues that our society can be improved by improving the care that we give to our 2-year-olds and toddlers. Many working parents cannot afford […]

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Addressing the Issues Facing the American Public Education System

Posted on December 11, 2017 in Public Education Public Education Systems

Students in the American public schools are not getting the quality educations they so deserve. While there is an alternative to private education, the highest percentage of the American children rely on public schools. The truth is that our students rank behind most of the 35 industrialized nations. We are lagging behind especially when it […]

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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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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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Kentucky teachers face difficult prospects as pensions tank

Posted on November 18, 2017 in Public Education Public Schooling

The state of Kentucky, like many other states across the union, is facing a severe crisis in its ability to pay teacher the pensions that they were promised. Years of the state pilfering the funds that should have instead gone to funding teachers pension plans have now led to a situation where the combination of […]

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Will failing pension systems throughout the United States sink public education?

Posted on November 17, 2017 in Public Education Public Education Systems Public Schooling

Throughout the United States, there is a silent epidemic sweeping the nation. Many of the states’ public teacher pension funds are facing serious shortfalls in their funding levels. While unions and the politicians – usually Democratic but with a significant fraction of Republicans as well – pander to the teachers and continue promising undeliverable benefits, […]

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