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Culture, Science & Society, Education

Factory Model Education Ignores Varied Learning Readiness

Source: Discovery Institute via discovery.orgReprinted with permission. KERI D. INGRAHAM SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 EDUCATION REFORM, TEACHING Little progress has been made in closing the achievement gap despite endless initiatives among school districts across the country. The achievement gap refers to the statistically significant difference between average test score data among students from differing…

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Faith and Family Play a Bigger Role in Academic Achievement Than Race or Socioeconomic Status

Source: William Jeynes via thepublicdiscourse.comOriginally appeared int Public Discourse, the journal of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton NJ, and is reprinted with permission. William Jeynes is Professor of Education at California State University, Long Beach. He graduated first in his class from Harvard University. He has served as a speaker and advisor for…

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Schools Fundamentally Unchanged Since 1918 (USA)

Source: Bailey Takacs in System Change at the Discovery Institute via discovery.orgReprinted with permission. Bailey Takacs currently serves as development program coordinator to Discovery Institutes’ American Center for Transforming Education and Development team.  “All parents should be able to know what their children are learning, and for those paying attention…