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A World Upended…”Get Ready”
In 1969 the median salary for a male worker was $35,567 (in 2012 dollars). Today it is $33,904. So for 44 years, while wages for the top 10 percent have continued to climb, most Americans have been caught in a ”Great Stagnation,” bringing into question the whole purpose of the American capitalist economy. The notion that what benefited the establishment would benefit everyone, had been thoroughly discredited. — The New Main Street Consensus (via wilwheaton)
And that’s one to grow on…
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"Three central problems plague public education in the United States"
Don't Blame Social Media if Your Teen Is Unsocial. It's Your Fault | Wired Opinion | Wired.com -
So poor kids do poorly on standardized tests? Huh... -
"The PISA Stat No One in the U.S. Wants to Address | Crooks and Liars"
A South Korean education official surveys the damage and says, in effect, “What do high test scores matter when we’re destroying our children? We’re struggling to move beyond this stifling test-prep version of education, and you Americans want to imitate us??” — Five bad education assumptions the media keeps recycling
How Andrew Vanden Heuvel Is Revolutionizing Education from Outside the Classroom | EdTech Magazine -
A friend and colleague, good stuff!
Michigan's schools chief 1 of 28 education officials nationwide paid more than governor | MLive.com -
I find it rather ironic that Mississippi’s Superintendent is the highest paid given thier stellar record in public education…
Latest Parenting Trend: The CTFD Method -
I know many people want to stay current with the latest parenting trends—attachment parenting, minimalist parenting, Tiger Mother parenting, et al. Well, I’ve stumbled upon a new technique that will guarantee your child grows up to be an exemplary student and citizen. It’s called CTFD, which…