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Fraternities and sororities at Berkeley ban parties amid sexual assault allegations Fraternities and sororities at UC Berkeley have taken a bold stance against sexual violence, voluntarily banning all parties following reports of two sexual assaults last week at off-campus frat functions. Interfraternity Council President Daniel Saedi ca
Los Angeles Times | Oct 22, 2016 6:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
For Many Schools The Recession Never Ended A new study of Census and state budget data finds a majority of states spend less on their schools now than they did in 2008. | Oct 22, 2016 10:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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WHY IT MATTERS: Education WASHINGTON (AP) THE ISSUE: Hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars are spent each year on the country's public schools. The U.S. has a record-high graduation rates, 83 percent, but also stubborn achievement gaps and dismally lagging math and reading
Yahoo! News | Oct 22, 2016 07:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Secret Teacher: teaching brought me and my partner together, now it's tearing us apart I love my girlfriend, but were both teachers and were being pushed to our limits. One of us has got to get out of this professionIt was teaching, at the beginning, that brought us together. I was a young aspiring teacher, and I sent a Facebook message to
The Guardian | Oct 22, 2016 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
When exams are part of a rigged system, financial rewards can work | Deborah Orr The world is ever more cut-throat and those at the bottom know it. Offering cash for good GCSE grades is a tiny step towards levelling the fieldPayment by results: three little words that strike dread into the hearts of public sector workers, heralding as
The Guardian | Oct 22, 2016 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Breakthrough In Strike By Pennsylvania Professors The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education reached a tentative agreement on the third day of a walkout. | Oct 22, 2016 12:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Top experts' letter pleads for art history A-level Hundreds of academics write an open letter to an exam board, condemning its plans to axe A-level art history.
BBC News | Oct 21, 2016 10:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Faculty Members at State Universities in Pennsylvania End 3-Day Strike A tentative agreement between the faculty union and the state includes raises and measures to save on health care costs.
New York Times | Oct 21, 2016 10:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pennsylvania college faculty ends strike after tentative deal (Reuters) - A union representing public college faculty in Pennsylvania ended a three-day strike on Friday after reaching a tentative deal with the state on pay, benefits and working conditions. The new agreement, which ends on June 30, 2018, was announce
Yahoo! News | Oct 21, 2016 10:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dropping statistics A-level is also a regressive move | Letters There has been a great deal of justified outrage at the dropping of A-level art history and archeology, yet hardly any mention of the fact that at the same time the AQA has dropped A-level statistics (What a message to send to A-level students, 20 October
The Guardian | Oct 21, 2016 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend