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If the Navy taught me one thing, it’s that shameless self-promotion is the best, if not only, way to advance in your field and life. Sometimes you just have to put aside the pre-programmed ...
by Evan Williams
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 01:11 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Where teachers and administrators have any say in the buying of textbooks, software, and testing materials, they should block the purchase of those sold by backers of the corporate take over of ...
by Professor Smartass
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 10:55 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Yesterday, the Senate continues the amendment process for the FY 2016 budget with seven roll call votes. Student Loans The first was an amendment from Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on student loan ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 04:11 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Yesterday, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), along with five colleagues--Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ed Markey (D-MA), and Jeff Merkley (D-OR)--wrote to ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 04:44 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Last month, Obama announced a plan to tax 529 college savings accounts in order to provide funding for his tuition-free community college initiative. And then he backed down just over a week later. ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 07:25 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans. The talk of merging the University of New Orleans with Southern University in New Orleans has ...
by YatPundit
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2015 at 08:02 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Santiago de Chile Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has been championing the complete overhaul of the nation's education system. This ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 12:09 PM PST with 18 Recommends
No really . Instead of funding public higher education and fixing the damage that Governor Corbett wreaked on public education during his one term as governor, Pennsylvania State Senator and ...
by S Kitchen
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 12:41 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker isn't just seeking ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 12:28 PM PST with 57 Recommends
In the wake of the recent disclosure that the Koch brothers will be spending close to a billion dollars to elect GOPers across the country in 2016, the New York Times shared some additional positive ...
by rvanheertum
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 11:03 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Join the fight and help get justice for my husband, Dr. Joy Laskar, who was academically mobbed by his former employer, Ga. Tech. Nearly five years since: *a heavily armed team of agents from the ...
by DeviSLaskar
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 07:00 PM PST with 0 Recommends
I recently published an op-ed in Tallahassee Democrat on the lingering issues that FSU admin has not addressed on the corrupt outside undue influence of the Charles Koch Foundation in our Department ...
by Lakey
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 04:12 AM PST with 13 Recommends
In his continuous quest to finish what he came to do, President Obama now aims to make the first two years of college free - for millions of Americans. In his new plan, revealed on Thursday, ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 01:09 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Bowl season has begun. Starting with the New Orleans Bowl and ending with the Super Bowl, the American media consumer has begun a 40 day feast of spectacular football. There are 39 Collegiate level ...
by majordidy
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 06:39 AM PST with 8 Recommends
The American people must make a fundamental decision. Do we continue the 40-year decline of our middle class and the growing gap between the very rich and everyone else, or do we fight for a ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 179 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 08:07 AM PST with 407 Recommends
(Originally posted on Blog on the Run: Reloaded ) A think-tanker says that replacing state support for the University of North Carolina system with ever-higher tuition and fees represents "a ...
by lexalexander
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2014 at 09:47 AM PST with 7 Recommends
As students in Michigan , Kansas and Virginia attempt to pin down evasive administrators to review grant contracts cut ...
by cgibosn
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 10:42 AM PST with 15 Recommends
It's an old book, but I was in my local thrift store yesterday and among the other RW books on sale for $1.99, I saw this one and was reminded that I ignored it when it came out but was also ...
by annieli
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Originally posted on I AM NOT A LOAN's blog Take action below If you watch daytime or late-night TV, you’ve seen the slick, 30-second commercials that promise down-on-their-luck viewers a fairy ...
by i am not a loan
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Oct 22, 2014 at 12:43 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Why does America hate the future? Issue by issue, from our unsustainable, for-profit healthcare system to our outrageous higher-education costs -- to our head-in-the-sand inaction on climate ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 212 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2014 at 02:11 PM PDT with 153 Recommends