Canadian students RISE in protest as their affordable EDUCATION fees will be a thing of the PAST

RTGlobalReport http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=eWPk_qn3e0M&NR=1 Published on June 5, 2012 by RTGlobalReport The Canadian province of Quebec. A region that prides itself on free healthcare and affordable education for its residents. Students here pay a fixed amount for tuition fees, around $2500 a year for all of the colleges and universities. That’s the LOWEST rate in North America […]

Bi-partisan Failure: Misreading Education "Gaps"

It took about twenty years, and then another secondary ten years, but the hysterical and misleading A Nation at Risk under the Reagan administration successfully kicked off three decades of public school accountability. In the beginning, the hysteria revolved around several points that were factually inaccurate, but publicly effective: (1) U.S. public schools were failing, […]

Washington Post Pays Kaplan CEO $76 million while students left $50,000 in debt and Maryland Congressman, Elijah Cummings and Senator Durbin call for investigation into for-profit predatory college CEO pay

On December 12, 2011, Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings sent letters to the CEO’s of 13 for-profit colleges requesting information on executive compensation packages to investigate “how the structure of your executive-compensation packages affects the performance of students educated with taxpayer funds.”  Cummings is a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee” (Chronicle of Higher Education, […]

Every child left behind: New studies show that the disappearance of art, music and even recess is having a devastating effect on kids as we prepare them as widgets

From Larry Miller’s blog http://millermps.wordpress.com/2011/09/25/school-its-way-more-boring-than-when-you-were-there/ School: It’s way more boring than when you were there Filed under: Education Policy — millerlf @ 8:55 pm Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011 By Daniel Denvir Salon.com Forty-nine million or so American children have returned to public school classrooms that are, according to many critics, ever more boring. Preparation for increasingly […]

What's In A Number?

The U S borrowed $1,200,000,000 so we could give the Pakistanis  at least $3 billion dollars a year to help us find al Qaeda terrorists.  We all know how well spent that money is. Back in 2009 it was determined that the U.S. was spending more than that every month just to keep soldiers in […]

Rights Activist Challenges Ethics of Swedish Courts, Media

As Swedish authorities push for a secret trial of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a noted human rights activist has repeatedly challenged the oft-praised fairness of his nation’s legal system and its media coverage.

CENSORED IN 1994: AMERICA'S DEADLY DOCTORS

CENSORED IN 1994: AMERICA’S DEADLY DOCTORS The trust Americans put into their doctors may be sorely misplaced. According to estimates, five to ten percent of doctors — some 30,000 to 60,000 — could be hazardous to your health. A study by Public Citizen’s Health Research Group concluded that medical negligence in hospitals alone injures or […]

Testimony of Dr. Diane Ravitch

Albany, NY, April 22, 2010 Mr. Perkins, you must be a very dangerous and powerful man. Yesterday the tabloids were filled with editorials and articles denouncing you for holding hearings about charter schools; today, there are even more. If charters are public schools and receive public money, why should they object to oversight hearings by […]

New Scientific Analysis Debunks Zoos’ Education Claims

New Scientific Analysis Debunks Zoos’ Education Claims In Defense of Animals says report shows zoos mislead public and media San Rafael, Calif. – A new scientific critique questions claims by zoos and aquariums to be educating the public, finding that a key study conducted by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is fatally flawed […]