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Category: Educating Children

The analysis published under this category are as follows.

Local

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Sheffield School Applications Crisis Eased by New Secondary Schools Places / Local / Educating Children

By: N_Walayat

It looks like the city of Sheffield has finally turned the corner in respect of it's 8 year long self created crisis in school places with the opening of two new secondary schools Astrea in Burngreave and Mercia just south of Netheredge which will especially seek to take the pressure off of schools in the South West of the city Silverdale and High Storrs which have literally been swamped by over subscription, even after doubling the intake.

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Personal_Finance

Thursday, August 23, 2018

GCSE Exam Results Day Shock - Video! / Personal_Finance / Educating Children

By: N_Walayat

It's GCSE results day today, where 600,000 16 year olds across England and Wales will have been busy popping down to their secondary schools to find out if they managed to get their target GCSE grades for the courses they intend on enrolling for September start.

Overall minimum pass grades awarded of C/4 are marginally down on last year but English is up, Whilst a C is a pass, given the competition to get accepted on courses then the ultimate objectives are to achieve the A* and 9 grades for selected subjects. So if a student is choosing to enrol on say 3 A-levels in September then the objective would be to achieve 3 A*'s in those 3 chosen subjects as a sign of having the capability to go on and achieve a similar grade at A level.

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Politics

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

US Education System Broken: Let's Try 'Ed-Exit' / Politics / Educating Children

By: Dr_Ron_Paul

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently signed an executive order forbidding Maryland public schools from beginning classes before Labor Day. Governor Hogan's executive order benefits businesses in Maryland's coastal areas that lose school-aged summer employees and business from Maryland families when schools start in August. However, as Governor Hogan's critics have pointed out, some Maryland school districts, as well as Maryland schoolchildren, benefit from an earlier start to the school year.

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ConsumerWatch

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Bonfire Night, Fireworks Dangers Safety Code for Teens and Children! / ConsumerWatch / Educating Children

By: Anika_Walayat

It's bonfire night again soon and already groups of teens are roaming the streets letting off fireworks. So here is a timely reminder that fireworks are VERY DANGEROUS! So follow some simple steps such as never holding a firework or returning to a firework once lit to ensure you have a happy and safe bonfire night!

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Politics

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Making Higher Education Affordable and Accessible to Millions Globally -The New Strategies / Politics / Educating Children

By: Dr_R_M_Mathew

Higher Education, especially Universities, is heading towards a crisis of identity and relevance. For many, universities are just an extension of high or higher secondary schools and hence brought under ‘tertiary’ education. However, till recently, universities were unquestionable and sacramentally holy institutions charged with higher learning.

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Politics

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Delivering Quality Education for All Under the Threats of Islamic Terrorism, Refugee Crisis and Budget Cuts / Politics / Educating Children

By: Dr_R_M_Mathew

New Roles of UNESCO, Internet, Google and Facebook
The humanity is heading towards the unprecedented growth of ignorance and denial of education to millions of children all over the world, including those of the Islamic Terror-ridden Syria, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria and several other African countries. Islamic Terrorism has emerged as the darkest force to deny knowledge and education to its targeted victims, including girls, for, it fears Knowledge, Skills, Education and above all 'Women Empowerment' as the stumbling blocks for establishing its Caliphate or Islamic Republic.

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Politics

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Real Education Reform Leaves the U.S. Government Behind / Politics / Educating Children

By: Dr_Ron_Paul

Among the items awaiting Congress when it returns from its August break is reconciling competing House and Senate bills reauthorizing No Child Left Behind. These bills passed early this spring. Each bill is being marketed as a huge step toward restoring state and local control over education. However, an examination of both bills shows that both provide local schools with only limited relief from a few federal mandates.

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Politics

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Commencement Graduation and Employment Prospects / Politics / Educating Children

By: BATR

Is it worth going to college to secure viable employment? Once, the future looked bright, for students earning a university degree and selecting from various offers from employers. Today the mere notion that such a question can and should be asked illustrates that the American economy has greatly transitioned into a very insecure and tenuous career opportunity society. When the lack of employment realities drives job seekers to leave the search for rewarding positions that offer a chance for a path to attaining middle class aspirations, the entire labor equation needs to be rethought.

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Politics

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Making Sure Your Young Adult Emerges on Time / Politics / Educating Children

By: Don_Miller

My youngest son, who is now in his 50s, asked me what it felt like when all the children left the nest. I thought for a moment and said:

For my entire adult life, I’d driven a boat down a clearly marked narrow channel. I had to stay between the markers in order to provide for my family. Then, when you and your siblings left, I came to a vast ocean with no markers and no land in sight. It was exciting and overwhelming; I had all these options, and I wasn’t sure what to do. But it sure was nice my money was finally freed up to make that last push toward retirement.

He told me that was exactly how he felt after graduating college—minus that bit about retirement: flat broke with no real job on the horizon.

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Politics

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Birmingham Trojan Horse Islamic State Schools - Britain's Multiculturalism Catastrophe in Action / Politics / Educating Children

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Britain's deceitful politicians are apparently waking up to the consequences of decades of the default position in furtherance of the policy of multiculturalism namely that of all imported population's cultures being of equal value and should equally be fostered, supported and sponsored with tax payer monies the consequences of which has been to dilute and corrupt British culture putting Britain on the path towards resembling the third world backward religious 'flat earth' based cultures from whence the immigrant populations originally came.

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Politics

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

US Schools Go Full-Bore Soviet / Politics / Educating Children

By: Jeff_Berwick

Wendy McElroy writes: 
"Give me the children until they are seven, and anyone may have them afterwards." – attrib. St. Francis Xavier.

Obama is cementing his redefinition of America by federalizing the minds of its future: children. The federal Common Core program seeks to “align” the curriculum and standards of public school systems that have been under state jurisdiction. The program is said to be voluntary but then, so are taxes.

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Politics

Monday, January 27, 2014

Every Week Should Be School Choice Week / Politics / Educating Children

By: Dr_Ron_Paul

National School Choice week takes place from January 26 to February 1, and during this week education freedom activists around the country will be participating in events highlighting the need for parental control of education. I wholeheartedly endorse National School Choice Week, as parental control of education is a prerequisite for a free and prosperous society.

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Personal_Finance

Sunday, December 01, 2013

Personal Finance - What You Need to Teach Your Kids Today / Personal_Finance / Educating Children

By: Investment_U

David Fessler writes: Today is Black Friday, Americans’ annual homage to our greatest passion: shopping. And I’m not looking to spoil your fun. But before you hit the stores, I want to skip my typical commentary on the energy sector and talk about how to model good financial habits for your kids.

Because it breaks my heart that so few parents give their children the gift of financial wisdom. According to CNBC, most parents over age 50 have never discussed investing with their children. Are you one of them?

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Politics

Monday, September 09, 2013

Ron Paul's Home Schooling Revolution / Politics / Educating Children

By: Dr_Ron_Paul

Opposing infringement on parental control of education and promoting alternatives to government-run schools is a vital task for the liberty movement. When government usurps a parent's right to control their child's education, it is inevitable that the child will be taught the values of government officials, rather than of the parents. The result is an education system with a built-in bias toward statism. Over time, government-controlled education can erode the people's knowledge of, and appreciation for, the benefits of a free society.

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Politics

Friday, August 09, 2013

Panic in the Public State Schools / Politics / Educating Children

By: Gary_North

The so-called common core standards will not survive. That’s because public school students can’t pass the tests.

New York State got the test results. Across the state, 69% could not pass in English, and the same was true for math. It was worse in New York City.

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Politics

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

How We Can Fix State Education and the U.S. Economy / Politics / Educating Children

By: Money_Morning

David Zeiler writes: One of the biggest threats to the future of the U.S. economy is that more and more of the U.S. workforce lacks the skills needed to fill the jobs being created in the 21st century.

Last year, a survey by ManpowerGroup found that 49% of U.S. employers are struggling to fill essential jobs, because they can’t find workers with the proper skills.

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Politics

Friday, July 19, 2013

How State Education Religiously Conditions Us into Become Slaves to the Elite / Politics / Educating Children

By: Nadeem_Walayat

In the west we are born into societies that put the child (individual) on a perpetual conveyor belt towards religiously following the states education program. Where the child is constantly being conditioned to follow the rules as laid down by the elite that controls society. The child is conditioned to be always focused on working towards a far distant future reward (target job), where all of the education the child is in receipt of are steps on the path towards being rewarded with the hoped for job and accompanying wealth and prosperity.

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Politics

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Black Education Tragedy / Politics / Educating Children

By: LewRockwell

Walter E. Williams write: As if more evidence were needed about the tragedy of black education, Rachel Jeantel, a witness for the prosecution in the George Zimmerman murder trial, put a face on it for the nation to see. Some of that evidence unfolded when Zimmerman’s defense attorney asked 19-year-old Jeantel to read a letter that she allegedly had written to Trayvon Martin’s mother. She responded that she doesn’t read cursive, and that’s in addition to her poor grammar, syntax and communication skills.

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Politics

Thursday, July 04, 2013

State Schools Institutionalizing Ignorance / Politics / Educating Children

By: MISES

Walter Block writes: According to the official White House website, the end goal of schooling is to “help restore middle-class security.” Such a stance is a surprisingly honest one in a political environment built on deceit. The Obama administration makes no attempt to hide the fact that mandatory public schooling is a state tool for manipulating class structure. This is both a historical and economic fact.

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Politics

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Free the Children From State Education / Politics / Educating Children

By: LewRockwell

The big news lately is Edward Snowden’s heroic whistle-blowing. Perhaps it has more to do with my interests than with any reality, but when I confront any story of this sort, my thoughts always turn to the question – how does this relate to the education system?

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