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The First Black Grandmaster of Chess On How The Game Can Empower Youth
Maurice Ashley is the first black player to be inducted into the Chess Hall Of Fame, while transforming young lives through the game of chess.
Black Students in STEM Are a Sign of Hope for the Future!
Rev. Romal J. Tune
Award winning Author and Personal Worth Coach
always believe that speaking engagements are not about me, but the people I encounter on the journey. This time I received a gift that I was not expecting.
Test-blind and Rigorous
President, Hampshire College
Not all good students are good test takers, particularly under stress, and taking a test that can grant you entry or deny you access can certainly be stressful.
The Global Search for Education: Block Building
C. M. Rubin
Blogger and Author, "The Real Alice in Wonderland"
The co-founders of BASIS Schools, Michael and Olga Block, aimed to offer the type of education students receive in the top performing education systems around the world; the type of education that would help American students compete in the global economy.
Joe Paterno and the Corporate Contours of University Life
Professor of Anthropology at West Chester University
If you look beyond the salacious headlines it is clear that the Penn State scandal is a symptom of the scourge of big money and corporate culture that have infected the social life of our universities.
Why the PISA Debates Are Misleading -- and Useful
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan
If the PISA test results give us the impetus we need to truly prioritize academic education -- in our families, communities, governments, and schools -- then all the hype will be more than worthwhile.
Excellence in Higher Education: A Proud And Meaningless Tradition
former Wonkette editor, current vagrant journalist
Cha cha cha. Rest assured: Higher education will remain totally committed to Excellence in all its many forms because, as
Education in Chicago: Why School Reform Won't Happen
Staff writer in corporate communications at Ragan Communications
The more ideas put forward, the more difficult practical action becomes. The more we "innovate," the more resistant and hardened the problems of removing ignorance become.
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