Tag: Education

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Schooled for Life?

Reading this article in light of recently graduating from college, I considered the validity of this statement: “[Schools] teach us everything other than the two skills that really determine the quality of adult life; knowing […]

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Why College Tuition Rates are Ruining the American Dream

In his 1931 book, The Epic of America, James Truslow Adams defined the American dream as “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for […]

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Why the College Education System Fails Its Students

Although I have learned a lot in my journalism classes, I still don’t feel fully “prepared” to produce work that my future company and I can be proud of. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve gained […]

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Why the Common Core is Destroying Youths’ Desire to Learn

In a blog post by Diane Ravitch, historian of education and Research Professor of Education at New York University, shares with her readers an anonymous letter. “It is time for parents to speak out against […]

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The Big Winner

School children are being taken advantage of by the large marketing companies that sell unhealthy products to them during the school day. In chapter two of Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlooser discusses how large companies are marketing […]