Tag Archives: Education Nation

THE EDUCATION REVOLUTION IS BEING TELEVISED

In Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I have a Dream“ speech, he noted that his dream was deeply rooted in the American Dream.  I believe Dr. King’s dream erupted exponentially with the birth of Education Nation.  It allows the … Continue reading

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Advanced Math, A High School Necessity

Education Week had a forum post, “Do We Really Need Advanced Math Classes As Required Subjects?”, where it was questioned by Ninja Nixon, if “subjects like Calculus, Trigonometry, etc. should be required for students to get a high school diploma … Continue reading

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Doing the Math

     Education Nation posted an insightful article, “Cultural Stereotypes Steer Girls Away from Math.”   It illuminated that “A ‘math is for males’ stereotype has been used as part of the explanation for why so few women pursue careers in science, … Continue reading

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Moving Forward with Family Engagement

       I am encouraged that the graduation rate has increased nationally to 80%.  However, at least 1.2 million students still fail to earn diplomas per year, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).  “In 2009, President Obama … Continue reading

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