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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- I’m breaking all my own rules by posting this but it is too funny not to post. Randy Rainbow is one of the great satirists of our day. We have to laugh. That’s the best defense against autocracy, as Mel Brooks reminded us in his s
This is her second time back in a year.VIEW GALLERY Real Housewives of New York City is the crown jewel in the Real Housewives franchise. Former Countess, Luann de Lesseps, 53, is a steady figure in the show. What would a season of RHONY be without o
A deep dive into a report that attempts to explain why a project funded by the foundation that involved using standardized test scores to evaluate teachers was a bust.
Jim Blew, the former director of Student Success California, an education advocacy group, has officially been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to lead the office of planning, evaluation, and policy analysis at the U.S. Department of Education. Blew has b
Today, the NAACP endorsed a resolution opposing the use of a single standardized test score to determine students’ promotion or graduation. Instead, its resolution calls for multiple measures. Julian Vasquez Heilig, who attended the nationa
Change up your feed with some of these places natural beauties!Shutterstock When it comes to having your Instagram on point, people take different directions as what they want their “aesthetic” to be. Some people love more grungy
A Harvard University administrator Is this diversity newsletter?: Hide by line?: Disable left side advertisement?: Is this Career Advice newsletter?: Trending: 
Austin Beutner has been a success at many things but has no experience in education. Apparently his bosses don't think that matters.
The new Earthlearningidea today is 'The What could hurt you here? approach to field safety; teaching how to keep safe during fieldwork and other outdoor activities'.This activity discusses how to introduce fieldwork safety in ways that the group is l
The Trump administration may soon get its wish when it comes to one of its major education policy priorities: a Senate-approved overhaul of federal career and technical education law.The Trump administration may soon get its wish when it comes to one
Take a look!Shutterstock In ninth grade, I wanted nothing more than for Apple to create a volleyball emoji. They had a bunch of symbols to represent other, more popular sports, but nothing for the game that I dedicated hundreds of hours to from each
Teachers' unions face new reality after devastating Supreme Court decision.
This Report was released by the American Federation of Teachers. Education Underfunding Tops $19 Billion over Decade of Neglect Report Unveils Link Between GOP Tax Cuts and Gutting of Public K-12 and Higher Education Post-Recession PITTSBURGHGovernme
ESSA got rid of the requirement in the law it replaced, the No Child Left Behind Act, that teachers must be highly qualified, which typically meant they needed to have a bachelor's degree in the subject they are teaching and state certification.ESSA
The Senate on Monday confirmed the nomination of Scott Stump, the White House pick for assistant secretary for career, technical and adult education. Stump is an executive at learning services firm Vivayic Inc. Previously, he worked for the Colorado
Voyages in Deep Time is an exciting project which has developed free smartphone apps to encourage people to visit and enjoy learning about their local rocks and landscapes that tell us what our part of the world was like millions of years ago in deep
Check out these hidden gems.Shutterstock I’m not above touristy photo opportunities and I’m not going to pretend that I am. When I first moved to New Orleans, I took pictures of anything and everything: Caf du Monde, the St. Louis
The third in a series on the movement to privatize public education in Mike Pence's home state.
Tom Ultican has been documenting the advance of the Destroy Public Education Movement in different cities. Now, he shows, they are pushing into rural areas, into Californias San Joaquin Valley. Efforts to privatize public schools in the San Joaquin (
The proposed tax credit would be targeted towards teachers who work in high-poverty schools, and it could mean up to a $190 raise per week for teachersThe proposed tax credit would be targeted towards teachers who work in high-poverty schools, and it
A Russian national who was charged Monday with conspiracy to act as an agent of Russia without registering as a foreign agent entered the U.S. in 2016 on a student visa. Maria Butina is accused of working under the direction of a high-level official
"If people don't ever see us together, that's okay with me, because we just do our thing.VIEW GALLERY Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott broke the internet earlier this year when they announced the birth of their daughter Stormi Webster. But the couple ha
The school said in response to the letter that it is nonpartisan and supports the accomplishments of its alumni, regardless of politics.
Greg Windle wrote an exemplary report on the record of Philadelphia Superintendent William Hite, who took Office in 2012. He makes clear that there are many metrics, not only test scores, and many actors, including the governor and the legislature. E
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos green-lighted California and Utah's plans to implement the Every Student Succeed Act. That means just one state is still waiting: Florida.U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos green-lighted California and Uta
The fees paid by international students -- and the colleges that host them -- to the U.S. government may increase soon. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is proposing to increase the mandatory Student and Exchange Visitor Information System fe
Some of them aren't as simple as they look!Shutterstock Emojis are great for embellishing your text messages and captions. Whether they make your text messages funnier or allow you to subtly throw shade… side eyes I’m talking to y
A new book explains why it is important and how it can be done. With excerpts.
This is a thoughtful and important article by Mark Weber (aka Jersey Jazzman), who teaches in public school in New Jersey and is earning his doctorate in statistics at Rutgers. He notes that both the New Jersey Star-Ledger and the New York Post were
The House appropriations committee voted Wednesday to advance a bill providing a slight funding increase for the U.S. Department of Education, bringing overall funding to about $71 billion.The House appropriations committee voted Wednesday to advance
Today on the Academic Minute, Meredith MacKenzie Greenle, assistant professor at the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing at Villanova University, details how we can care for the caregivers in hospice. Learn more about the Academic Minute here. I
From Zac Efron's YOLO mistake to Ben Affleck's huge back piece and more.VIEW GALLERY Today is National Tattoo Day, and while many people are using this day as the perfect time to get their new tattoos, some are hiding their permanent body art. You ha
Hammond High School in Columbia, Md., is an honoree in the Schools of Opportunity project. Here's why.
As I watched this video of Ronald Reagan in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, tears rolled down my cheeks. See if it has the same effect on you. I wasnt in Berlin, but I watched it as a young adult. I was happy when I heard it then. Now it mak
Students, especially vulnerable populations and children in remote areas, aren't getting nearly enough access to mental health services, experts told the Federal School Safety Commission.Students, especially vulnerable populations and children in rem
Teaching TodayStrong professors believe it is worth holding their students to high standards, argues Deborah J. Cohan, and that they can, in fact, be tough as well as supportive in the classroom. Job Tags: FACULTY JOBSAd keywords: f
The shade!VIEW GALLERY Kourtney Kardashian has been living her best life. She’s been traveling all over the world and just got back from a three-week vacation yachting around Italy. Kardashian went on vacation with her boyfriend Younes Bend
Every justice has attended Harvard or Yale's law school and only one earned a law degree elsewhere.
Trump stood by Putin and agreed with Putin while attacking the FBI. Putin offered to help Mueller. This is surreal. The Washington Post editorial said: THE ENDURING image of the U.S.-Russia summit in Helsinki on Monday will be that of President Trump
A judge's ruling in Puerto Rico limits the scope of who can operate new schools similar to charters, in a decision that would limit the ability of operators from the U.S. mainland to open the independent schools on the island.A judge's ruling in Puer
Blog: Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher EducationIf my recent appliance purchase taught me anything, it’s that you can draw a lot of parallels between shopping for a refrigerator and choosing a college. Hear me
Thrift shop with style.Shutterstock Thrift stores are always a fun place to find new, and unexpected pieces, and are especially fun to visit with friends! They give you the amazing feeling of finding something super cute, for less than half of the or
Donald Trump took an oath at his inauguration to protect the Constitution of the United States. Before he enter on the Execution of his Office, he shall take the following Oath or Affirmation:”I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will fai
Caregivers for hospice patients also need some help. In today's Academic Minute, Villanova University's Meredith MacKenzie Greenle details how we can care for the caregivers. MacKenzie Greenle is an assistant professor at Villanova's M. Louise Fitzpa
Get inked!Deviatov Aleksei / Shutterstock July 17 marks National Tattoo Day here in the United States and everyone who’s into ink is getting ready to celebrate. Though the holiday has only arisen been recognized for the last couple of years
As regular readers know, our good friend Phyllis Bush is fighting what we used to call “the Big C,” but what she calls “cancer-shmanzer.” Phyllis had a setback and needed emergency surgery. She came through wit
Claremont Graduate University closed its philosophy department and laid off the program’s two main tenured professors this summer, just a year after approving a promising master’s degree-only model for the department. Professors l