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The latest “school reform” silver bullet fails to address how children learn.
Are MOOCs—massive open online courses—the utopia of affordable higher education, or just the latest fad?
The company has attracted tens of millions in venture capital—but if you're looking for the Amazon of online higher ed, try iTunes U.
Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Rambo, Red Dawn and how a tale of American triumphalism was returned to the child’s world.
Barbie, Joe, Darth Vader and making war in children’s culture.
Mitch Daniels’s covert war on Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States.
Showdowns in Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City and beyond have turned out parents and teachers in droves—and revealed how out of touch education reformers really are.
A resurgent protest culture fights back against Rahm Emanuel’s austerity agenda.
From student walkouts in Philly and Chicago to union organizing and MOOCs in California, here are the latest reports by our student activist/writers.
This third-term governor is rethinking healthcare and education with holistic, community-based programs.
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- What ‘The Colbert Report’ Taught Us About the Psychology of Conservatives
- The Cops Hate Being Filmed. So Why Are They OK With Body Cameras?
- Walmart’s Pregnancy Policy May Make You Sick
- Why the US-Cuba Deal Really Is a Victory for the Cuban Revolution
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