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The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." - Henry Ford

Dysfunctional Schools, Bad Teachers, School Reform

Where the G.O.P. Gets It Right - NYTimes.com: "SCHOOL REFORM - Republicans were right to blow the whistle on broken school systems, for education in inner-city schools is the civil rights issue of the 21st century. Democrats, in cahoots with teachers’ unions and protective of a dysfunctional system, were long part of the problem. Bravo to Republicans for protesting that teachers’ unions were sometimes protecting disastrous teachers (including, in New York City, one who passed out drunk in her classroom, with even the principal unable to rouse her). Likewise, some of the most successful schools in the inner cities have been charters in the Knowledge Is Power Program, showing what is possible even in troubled cities." (read more at link above)

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Higher Education, Is College Worth It?

Higher education: Is college worth it? | The Economist: "College graduates aged 25 to 32 who are working full time earn about $17,500 more annually than their peers who have only a high school diploma, according to the Pew Research Centre, a think-tank. But not all degrees are equally useful. And given how much they cost—a residential four-year degree can set you back as much as $60,000 a year—many students end up worse off than if they had started working at 18." (read more at link above)

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How Much Better Is Digital Learning than Print Learning? (video)

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How Much Better Is Digital Versus Print Learning?: Video - Bloomberg: "March 31 (Bloomberg) -- Department of Education’s Richard Culatta discusses digital versus print-based learning on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.”"

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