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‘Historic’ Ruling States That Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Isn’t Sex Ed

May 14 Comments Off on ‘Historic’ Ruling States That Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Isn’t Sex Ed Category: Education, Feed, Tumblr

‘Historic’ Ruling States That Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Isn’t Sex Ed:

think-progress:

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“This is the first time that abstinence-only-until-marriage curricula have been found to be medically inaccurate.“

“So here it is, 12 years later, 2014. And the law, NCLB, is still in effect. All children, under…”

October 12 Comments Off on “So here it is, 12 years later, 2014. And the law, NCLB, is still in effect. All children, under…” Category: Education, Feed, Tumblr

So here it is, 12 years later, 2014. And the law, NCLB, is still in effect. All children, under federal law, are supposed to be at grade level.

Spoiler alert: They’re not.

It’s 2014. All Children Are Supposed To Be Proficient. What Happened?

randomslasher: zenpencils: SIR KEN ROBINSON: Full body…

October 10 Comments Off on randomslasher: zenpencils: SIR KEN ROBINSON: Full body… Category: Education, Feed, Tumblr

randomslasher:

zenpencils:

SIR KEN ROBINSON: Full body education

I’m fairly certain I’ve never seen one of these comics that didn’t make me cry. 

“”If you’re at the bottom and the top keeps pulling away, you’re just further…”

September 30 Comments Off on “”If you’re at the bottom and the top keeps pulling away, you’re just further…” Category: Education, Feed, Tumblr

“If you’re at the bottom and the top keeps pulling away, you’re just further behind.

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Most families can’t compete. Incomes have barely budged for most Americans since 1980 after accounting for inflation. For the top 10 percent, IRS data show pay has jumped 80 percent after inflation. For the top 1 percent, it’s soared 177 percent.

The education divide has grown despite the multi-decade presence of Head Start, the federal program for nutrition and early childhood education. Most states rely primarily on a private pre-school system that can reinforce the wealth gap”

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap.

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