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Progressive rebels in the American south fight a flag and the Klansman next door As the racist symbol of an old war comes down, an uprising of ideas reaches the heart of Dixie. Welcome to the new culture war, where its better to look and seeOn a clay hill south of town, County Road 258 splits between two houses, right and left. I went
The Guardian | Jul 4, 2015 4:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At Age 3 Transitioning From Jack To Jackie What would you do if your 3-year-old son told you assuredly that he wanted to be a girl? An Oakland, Calif., couple told their child it was OK, and sad, sad boy became a joyful little girl.
NPR.org | Jul 4, 2015 1:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Secret Teacher: I wish I could stop taking out my work stress on my class I really do care about my students. But the relentless pressure of Sats, data, targets and appraisals stops me being the teacher I want to beMore from the Secret TeacherIve told you to sit down NOW!No, you cannot go to the toilet in the middle of maths!Ho
The Guardian | Jul 4, 2015 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What Im really thinking: the exam marker I try to guess from your handwriting what kind of person you are. I judge you if you dot every i with a circle or a heartMy friends and family havent seen or heard much from me during the past four weeks, but they are used to my annual disappearance. Afte
The Guardian | Jul 4, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Schools are using 'dubious practices' to boost results, teacher's union says Schools are using dubious practices and even cheating to achieve better performance results because of the intense pressure of the Governments test and exam system, a major study for the largest teaching union has found.
The Independent | Jul 3, 2015 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Attention College Students and Recent Grads: The Unpaid Internship Is Back As long as an internship is tied to education, and the intern benefits more than the employer from the arrangement, companies dont have to pay them, a U.S. appeals court stated on Thursday. This decision reversed a 2013 win for former interns Alex Footman
Yahoo! News | Jul 3, 2015 7:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Corinthian Students: Saddled With Debt, Hoping For Relief Former Corinthian students could soon be off the hook for their student loans, but that won't help them in finding a better career.
NPR.org | Jul 3, 2015 3:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Universities dont understand how international students learn Current university strategies arent working and fail to take into consideration that international students arent a homogenous bunchThe UK is one of the top destinations for international students, holding around 12.6% of the global market for recruitment
The Guardian | Jul 3, 2015 2:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What will $32bn do to solve the world's problems? | Sam Jones Saudi Arabias Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has made global headlines after announcing he will donate his fortune to charity. But what could his $32bn achieve? We look at some of the possibilitiesOn Wednesday, a Saudi Arabian billionaire, Prince Alwaleed bin
The Guardian | Jul 3, 2015 2:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week 4 | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week? You have until Friday, July 10, at 7 a.m. to post a comment, and well announce winners from this weeks round on July 21.
New York Times | Jul 3, 2015 11:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend