re: Advocate editorial re: common core - Eurocat on 3/4/15 at 2:03 pm[quote] But it's like taking a final every 6 weeks, no classes just tests. And the kids know it's pretty much all that matters. Trust me it's not a good thing[/quote]
But this is this the way education is done in Japan and Hungary and South Korea and Estonia and Singapore.
Maybe this IS a good...
re: Advocate editorial re: common core - Eurocat on 3/4/15 at 10:04 am[quote]You want to look into why the United States is so deeply dependent on the H1B visa? Because we don't have nearly enough viable STEM candidates in this country to fill the vacuum that the old models of education created.[/quote]
re: Advocate editorial re: common core - Eurocat on 3/4/15 at 4:50 amCommon Core ticks off lazy teachers and entitled parents. And wacko's who think the UN is trying to destroy us all.
This editorial in the Post says it all - Sorry Soccer Moms -
Public education’s problems are legion, but few are more corrosive to student accomplishment — and to public confide...
re: There is more to worry about Common Core than usually discussed - Eurocat on 3/2/15 at 12:26 pmThis is the best argument I have read for common core. I have posted it before but here we go again. This is from the NYPost. Owned by Rupert Murdoch. He owns Fox News. He is hardly a member of the liberal media. If you think Fox is liberal media, well then I have nothing to say.
re: There is more to worry about Common Core than usually discussed - Eurocat on 3/2/15 at 11:56 amFrom the article -
"Remember, the Gates Foundation also used the United Nations as one vehicle for funding the development and implementation of Common Core in the United States."
Why would Bill Gates do this through the UN and not directly?
Sounds to me like an attempt to rile up poorly ed...
Video exonerates man set up by Louisiana cops and prosecutors - link - Eurocat on 3/1/15 at 7:33 pmIf not for cell phone video, 47-year-old disabled veteran Douglas Dendinger could be going to prison — because of an apparent coordinated effort by Washington Parish, La. cops and prosecutors who falsely accused him of battery and witness intimidation.
re: Arkansa Senate Judiciary Committee approves Death Penalty ban - Eurocat on 2/28/15 at 12:43 pmLooks like they are going to eff it up again next week in Texas.
The black guy sent to the row was haveing an affair and that woman ended up dead.
She was a small town white cops wife.
The same cop is now in jail for beating and raping a woman he arrested on the hood of his squad car.
re: Arkansa Senate Judiciary Committee approves Death Penalty ban - Eurocat on 2/28/15 at 5:54 amThe linked article talks about a case of innocence. I would suggest you read it for that alone.
However it gives a description of life inside prison.
I will admit minor level fed penitentiaries can be described as not too harsh. But those are for people convicted of non-violent crimes.