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University of Connecticut Creates 'Scholars House' To Keep Black Men In School

About half of all black male students leave the University of Connecticut before graduation. School officials have created a living space to help these students, but the move has sparked controversy.

The administration acknowledged its own role in the proliferation of tests, and urged schools to make exams less onerous and more purposeful.

Finnish Education Chief: 'We Created a School System Based on Equality'

Finnish Education Chief: We Created a School System Based on Equality by @theatlantic ‪#‎Edchat‬

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The Bright Students Left Behind

In The Wall Street Journal, Chester E. Finn Jr. and Brandon L. Wright write that while everyone focuses on boosting the weakest students, America’s smartest children are no longer being pushed to do their best.

Recruiting For Music Programs - The complete guide to what to do before a recruiting presentation, during the school year, etc. On Music Teaching and Parenting

Race - the Power of an Illusion - YouTube ~ PBS documentary, "Race: The Power of an Illusion". Clips 1 & 2 critique the biological foundations of race by drawing upon a variety of scientific experts, DNA evidence, addressing popular misconceptions. Show clips & then ask, "If race is not based upon our genes or biology, then what is it based upon?"

I Declared War on College Essays. Now Professors Use My Jeremiad in Class.

I hate college essays, and now professors use my jeremiad in class.