education

  1. Clara007

    Rethinking Public Education

    If you've been following the Ohio special election thread the discussion veered off into why cities tend to favor the Democratic Party. One reason offered (by me) is that urban areas tend to be more educated/more diverse than country dwellers. Obviously there is disagreement on this. So my...
  2. RNG

    Attn: Athena - The 1958 National Defense Education Act

    Quite a few times you have posted statements similar to this quote from one of your posts recently: I did a bit of a search of National Defense Education Act and didn't see anything particularly nefarious in it. And as to putting a greater emphasis on technology, that IMO was brilliant...
  3. RNG

    Trump to announce computer science education initative

    Even more surprising: Looks like Dot.Don is doing something good for a change. But before I get too excited I want to see the details and more importantly, what his crazy Ed Sec will twist this into...
  4. A

    Higher Education Should Be FREE!

    Just like it is in most other developed countries. But then, those countries don't have the same problem with useless negroes and mexicans that we have. Despite that, I think it could still be done. After all, a high school education is free. All that needs to be done is extend that to...
  5. Sabcat

    How Higher Education has become a Racket

    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2017/05/charles-hugh-smith/higher-ed-became-rip-off/ We are allowing the state to make a generation of debt slaves before they can buy a beer or a handgun. Criminal.
  6. S

    Why did Betsy DeVos want to be Education Secretary?

    That is pretty much the question, why in the hell does a BILLIONAIRE woman want to be Education Secretary? For one, it's a job. Sure, some billionaires actually do "work". Bill Gates works, Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump. But these folks are doing their "jobs" because it makes them exponetially...
  7. A

    Education Department report finds billions spent under Obama had 'no impact'

    Education Department report finds billions spent under Obama had 'no impact' on achievement | Fox News What legacy? He's not through working on his agendas, dividing us by race, religion, gender, etc...... Destroying our country, building up the Muslims! He has so much hate in his heart there...
  8. Toefoot

    Higher Education

    Home Politics By Andrew Stiles | 4:04 pm, December 14, 2016 Bathroom politics swept the nation in 2016, thanks to the North Carolina legislature and its controversial HB-2 bill, which mandated individuals use public restrooms that correspond to the genders on their birth certificates...
  9. Nwolfe35

    Science Education

    "Science is the key to our future, and if you don't believe in science, then you're holding everybody back. And it's fine if you as an adult want to run around pretending or claiming that you don't believe in evolution, but if we educate a generation of people who don't believe in science...
  10. J

    Trump picks Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

    See The Latest: Charter school advocate picked for education job November 23rd 2016 ”Trump calls DeVos "a brilliant and passionate education advocate." DeVos heads the advocacy group American Federation for Children. She's known for supporting charter schools and vouchers. Before...
  11. U

    Education

    We gonna serve hot chocolate and coddle because they got their feelings hurt about an election...... THIS IS TO COLLEGE STUDENTS NOT GRAMMAR SCHOOL STUDENTS. The government should get out of education and leave it to the locals.....like the counties. The states should get out of education...
  12. A

    indoctrination, education and culture

    There are two ways to have social order, culture or authority over the people. A democracy and liberty demand we use culture and avoid authority over the people. Failure to do this leads to social unrest, a higher crime and welfare rate, and a much higher cost in the form of paying for law...
  13. Sabcat

    Indoctrination: 35 Years of the US Department of Education

    https://mises.org/blog/indoctrination-35-years-us-department-education
  14. intangible child

    From Master Plan to No Plan: The Slow Death of Public Higher Education

    The California student movement has a slogan that goes, “Behind every fee hike, a line of riot cops.” And no one embodies that connection more than the Ronald Reagan of the 1960s. Elected governor of California in 1966 after running a scorched-earth campaign against the University of California...
  15. LongWinded

    Higher Education: Capitalism At Its Most Despicable

    Higher Education: Capitalism At Its Most Despicable | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community OMG...we so need to swing hard left and get rid of these corporations destroying our nation as ever other fascist regime has destroyed nations in the past.
  16. J

    Ben Carson on education: Let the fox control the henhouse!

    . It still amazes me that Ben Carson, who is identified as a “conservative” and indicates he embraces our Constitution said he thinks “. . . the Department of Education should monitor institutions of higher education for political bias and withhold federal funding if it exists…” Under...
  17. LongWinded

    For Republicans killing unions is more important than improving education

    For Republicans killing unions is more important than improving education | Dale Hansen In understanding this further, the republicans have supported the TPP trade deal which is sure to drop wages for ALL Americans and reduce the amount of assistance, ESPECIALLY in disability, including...
  18. LongWinded

    GOP and Education Privatizers Are Using Charters to Bleed Pennsylvania Schools Dry

    How the GOP and Education Privatizers Are Using Charters to Bleed Pennsylvania Schools Dry | Alternet All this, despite the fact that charter and cyber schools are failing our children. We all know republicans are not about what is right, but about who can give them the biggest bribes...
  19. roastpork

    Education under Democrats

    Well it looks like education under Democrats equals no education at all.:mellow: It’s been nearly three years since the Chicago Teachers Union, or CTU, walked out on more than 350,000 students in Chicago Public Schools, or CPS. The bitter strike lasted a full week and left the relationship...
  20. LongWinded

    Here’s What Would Actually Happen If Rand Paul Eliminated The Department Of Education

    Here's What Would Actually Happen If Rand Paul Eliminated The Department Of Education | ThinkProgress In Maine, they'd probably stop mandatory education at age 6 and make the children go to work for corporations at age 7. Paul LePage Pushing To Loosen Maine's Child Labor Laws In 2014...