Posts Tagged by Education

What Trump University was really like — according to a former professor

Stephen Gilpin, former Trump University professor and author of “Trump U: The Inside Story of Trump University,” explains what it was like to work at the for-profit real estate training program before it went defunct amidst class action lawsuits and allegations of fraud. Following is […]

Malala’s YouTuber best friend says they stay up all night at Oxford listening to Beyoncé and eating Indian food

Malala Yousafzai is currently in her first year at Oxford University. One of her best friends wrote about how they relax together listening to Beyoncé and eating takeout. Varaidzo Khativu said the two went on a friend-date on Valentine’s Day. Malala Yousafzai may be a […]

School Apologizes For Asking Students To List ‘Positive Aspects’ Of Slavery

“To be clear, there is no debate about slavery. It is immoral and a crime against humanity,” the superintendent said in a statement. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Syracuse University Suspends Fraternity For Racist, Sexist Video

A person in the video swears to always hate black people, Latinos and Jews. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Student Who Walked Out Alone In March Has Company On Columbine Anniversary

We’re proud of you, Justin. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Students From 2,600 Schools Plan Walk Outs To Protest Gun Violence

In the past few months, hundreds of thousands of young Americans have taken to the streets to demand tighter gun laws. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Teacher Says Series Of Homophobic Threats Drove Him To Quit His Job

Michael Hill feared for his safety after receiving three anonymous, hate-filled letters. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Students at a small college in New York City voted to divest from Israel — and they made a big mistake

Students at Barnard, a women’s college, voted to divest from companies that do business in Israel. Israel has a good record on women’s rights. The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign is misguided and misrepresents the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. If you congratulated an Israeli woman on finally […]

These key psychological differences can determine whether you’re liberal or conservative

Politically, Americans are highly divided. When it comes to issues of race, immigration, national security, and environmental protection, they disagree about how the government should handle things like never before. Relative to polls in the 1990s, Republicans are now much more likely to say poor […]

Beyoncé, Me And The HBCU I Should Have Gone To

Why didn’t I go get an education somewhere that professors would tell me about the brown bodies that my books forgot or purposely omitted? read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Desperate For Teachers, Districts Beg Retirees To Come Back

“It’s difficult not to respond when you hear there is such a significant need.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Obama Profiles Parkland Survivors For TIME’s ‘100 Most Influential’ List

The high school students “are shaking us out of our complacency.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Chadwick Boseman To Deliver Howard University Commencement Speech

Wakanda is coming to the Mecca. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Why More School Districts Are Holding Class Just Four Days A Week

Small rural school districts have long sought to save money and attract teachers by dropping a school day. Now some urban read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

A misguided revolt at one of the most liberal colleges in America is the latest example of political correctness run amok

Identity politics do not belong in the classroom. Reed College is making a mistake by allowing the unfair charge of racism to govern the creation of university curricula. Increasingly, students around the country are arguing that identity politics should play a role in the development […]

Teacher Says School Reprimanded Him After His Husband Sent Flowers

A parent reportedly felt Nathan Etter used Valentine’s Day “to celebrate his lifestyle choices.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Google’s DIY kits for building your own AI gadgets just got a big upgrade

Google’s AIY Projects program — a combination of DIY (do it yourself) and AI (artificial intelligence) — have announced a revamped set of build-it-yourself kits, aiming to bring computer science and programming to the masses. The kits include all the tech, accessories, and instructions required […]

Innovative Teen Takes Michael B. Jordan Cardboard Cutout As Prom Date

The actor saluted her creation of a cardboard substitute as “commitment.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

These are the US states where people live the longest, healthiest lives — and the shortest

Life expectancy increased in the US from 1990 to 2016. Today, overall average life expectancy is up to 78.9 years old. But researchers are worried that increasingly, Americans are smoking and drinking too much, eating bad food, and suffering from more drug use disorders. It’s […]

Beyoncé Announces $100,000 In Scholarships For HBCU Students

The program will give $25,000 each to Xavier University, Wilberforce University, Tuskegee University and Bethune-Cookman University. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

New York-based coding boot camp General Assembly is getting acquired for $412.5 million

Coding boot camp General Assembly is getting acquired for $412.5 million by workforce staffing agency Adecco, Axios reports. Adecco and GA have been in talks about how they could best work together since last fall. Coding boot camp General Assembly is getting acquired for $412.5 […]

This is the most disproportionately popular college major in each state

Some college majors are more popular than others, and some are concentrated in specific US states. Careers site Zippia calculated the most disproportionately popular college major in each state. They include uncommon fields of study such as astrophysics, oceanography, and soil sciences. At universities around […]

Kentucky Governor Blames Teacher Protest For Inevitable Assault Of Children Left Home Alone

Matt Bevin has a bleak view of his fellow Kentuckians. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

‘Tell My Mom That I Love Her,’ Dying Teen Told 911 Operator

The boy died while trapped in a van as authorities tried to find him. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Cal Poly President Says Frat Member In Blackface Likely Won’t Be Expelled

It’s “free speech,” he said. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Oklahoma Teachers Union Calls For End To Walkout

Schools will reopen soon after negotiations stall at the state Capitol. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Kentucky Is Learning That You Can’t Have School Without Teachers

Dozens of school districts will close again as Kentucky teachers protest the “dismantling” of public education. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Record Number Of Oklahomans Filing To Run For Office During Teacher Walkout

Grassroots enthusiasm could have long-lasting implications in the red states where teachers are revolting. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Royal Baby: Inside The Lindo Wing, Where Kate Middleton Will Give Birth

As the world eagerly awaits the arrival of the royal baby, we’re taking a peek inside the Lindo Wing, where Kate Middleton read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Holocaust survivors are dying — and a horrifying new study shows we are breaking our promise to them

A recent study highlights how little the average American knows about the Holocaust. The survivor generation is dying out and we are failing to adequately honor their memory. We promised Holocaust survivors that we would never forget. We are breaking our promise. Thursday is Yom […]

Trump Judicial Nominee Refuses To Say If She Agrees With Desegregated Schools

President Donald Trump nominated Wendy Vitter to be a federal judge in the Eastern District of Louisiana. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Texas Education Board Votes To Create Classes On Mexican-American Studies

The Republican-dominated board embraced ethnic studies after a five-year campaign by educators and activists. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Parkland School District Votes Against Arming Teachers

“I have not met one teacher or one student who is in favor of arming teachers in Broward County,” a school board member said Tuesday. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

15 high-paying jobs college students can do in the summer

Some of the highest-paying summer jobs are ideal for college students since they don’t require a college degree. To find these high-paying summer jobs for college students, FlexJobs scoured its database of part-time, flexible, and remote job listings. Each of these jobs could pay double […]

Pennsylvania School District Arms 500 Teachers With Mini Baseball Bats

“It is the last resort, but it is an option,” the Millcreek School District superintendent said. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Fox Anchors Slammed For Calling Black Teen Who Got Into 20 Colleges ‘Obnoxious’

The Fox 5 DC segment has gone viral. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Parkland Survivor Hopes Fight For Gun Control Honors MLK’s Legacy

“Young people have changed things in the past, and we’re going to do it again,” Jaclyn Corin says at Ebenezer Baptist. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Hey, Laura Ingraham, David Hogg Actually Did Get Into UC Irvine

The Fox News host mocked the teen survivor of the Parkland school shooting for college rejections. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Journalism School Backlash Against Media Giant Sinclair Grows

“In making the leap to disparage news media generally … Sinclair has diminished trust in the news media overall.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Red-State Teacher Revolt Has Been Brewing For Decades

Walkouts nearly 30 years ago spurred investment and optimism in education, but anti-tax ideology eventually won out. Now kids are paying the price. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Chuck E. Cheese’s Now Offers ‘Sensory Sensitive Sundays’ For Special Needs Children

The music and lighting will be dimmed to make the experience more enjoyable for children with autism and other special needs. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Oklahoma Teachers Strike Is 26 Years In The Making

Teacher salaries in Oklahoma are among the lowest in the nation, and my colleagues and I have not had a raise in 10 years. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Austria Wants To Ban Kindergarten Girls From Wearing Hijabs At School

Austrian Muslims called the move “patronizing” — especially since most girls don’t wear hijabs until puberty. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Puerto Rico To Shutter 283 More Schools This Summer As Education Crisis Deepens

The U.S. territory’s Department of Education blamed plummeting enrollment since the hurricane and ongoing financial woes. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Teachers in San Francisco are some of the best-paid in the US, but they still don’t make enough to afford 99% of the homes on the market

Housing is so costly in San Francisco that the average teacher can only afford 0.7% of the homes on the market, according to a Trulia study. Most cities are becoming less affordable for teachers as housing prices rise faster than their salaries. Housing costs are […]

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