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US EDUCATION SYSTEM IS DESTROYING

Why the United States Is Destroying Its Education System

by: Chris Hedges, Truthdig | Op-Ed

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A nation that destroys its systems of education, degrades its public information, guts its public libraries and turns its airwaves into vehicles for cheap, mindless amusement becomes deaf, dumb and blind. It prizes test scores above critical thinking and literacy. It celebrates rote vocational training and the singular, amoral skill of making money. (mais…)

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House Passes Amendment to Block Funding of Oversight

Measure for For-Profit Schools

School busAt What Cost America’s Spreading Ignorance?

 

 

by Sharona Coutts
ProPublica

The House today passed an amendment that could curtail the Department of Education’s attempts to regulate for-profit colleges. (mais…)

THE TROUBLED EDUCATION DEPARTMENT PROGRAM

The Reform for Disabled Borrowers That the Education Dept.

Refuses to Adopt

by Sasha Chavkin
ProPublica

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On Monday, we reported on the broken Department of Education programconfronting borrowers who become disabled after taking out federal student loans. Although former students who develop severe and lasting disabilities are legally entitled to get these loans forgiven, we found that they face a dysfunctional and unaccountable review process that has resulted in many borrowers being rejected for unclear reasons and led many others to simply give up. (mais…)

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