Joan Burns obituary

Joan Burns grew to become a concert pianist by her early 20s, but also designed a talent for teaching and music appreciation Music lovers who knew Joan Burns will come … Continue Reading →

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Lyall Talks Effects Of Aid To Afghanistan

Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Up to date: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 23:01 &#13 Juseub Yoon / Heights Staff &#13 Jason Lyall, associate professor of political science at Yale, spoke to college … Continue Reading →

The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | vivisection

vivisection •ˌvi-və-ˈsek-shən, ˈvi-və-ˌ• noun : the act of working on residing animals (particularly in scientific analysis) The word vivisection has appeared in 9 New York Times articles in the past … Continue Reading →

Free schools narrowly escaped their first strike action – but there’s still much to protest about | Lola Okolosie

A library at a cost-free college in West Yorkshire. ‘Free colleges are equal in performance to people that are maintained fewer are judged as outstanding.’ Photograph: CHRISTOPHER THOMOND/Guardian. for the … Continue Reading →

Bayles Releases New Book On American Image, Pop Culture

Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Up to date: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 23:01 &#13 A cultural critic in many publications and a faculty member of the Arts and Sciences Honors Plan, Martha … Continue Reading →

Can parents take their children on holiday during school terms – Q&A

Pupil absences place up absentee costs, monitored by the DfE and Ofsted. Photograph: Miguel Sotomayor/Getty Photos/Flickr RF Why is taking loved ones holidays in phrase time in the news? Current … Continue Reading →

Luna, aides grilled on Common Core test

On Wednesday afternoon, Tom Luna and two of his aides had been on the getting end of some pointed queries. They were grilled in a Senate Education Committee meeting in … Continue Reading →

Don’t treat young men like sex-crazed monsters | Ally Fogg

The pill being proven to schoolchildren for the duration of intercourse education lessons aa college in Burnley. Photograph: Don Mcphee for the Guardian Shortly before 8pm on Tuesday, in one … Continue Reading →

Lengthen school days and cut holidays, says former Tory adviser

The Department for Education says colleges are already able to fluctuate hrs and phrase instances. Photograph: Shout/Rex Features Longer school days and shorter holidays are “the excellent election guarantee” to … Continue Reading →

Academic group proposes editor blogging ban to keep ‘professional’ tone

A key academic physique is proposing that editors of its journals be banned from blogging in an work to preserve a “professional” setting. The Worldwide Studies Association (ISA), which connects … Continue Reading →