Education

Education

ESSA and the Vanishing Puerto Rico Content Standards

After multiple decades of following failed education philosophies which have reduced literacy rates, increased learning “disabilities”, produced a highly disaffected student body, and fragmented families, Puerto Rico has agreed (been bribed) into ceding total control of its education system to the US federal government by adopting the controversial “Every Student …

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Abu María y Abu Pepe en la UPR

UPR TORRE

FUENTE: Fieles a la Verdad Imagina a tus abuelos o bisabuelos—llamémosles Abu María y Abu Pepe—de regreso en la tierra por unas horas. Visitan la UPR-RP para sorprenderte y, como solían hacerlo, para echarte la bendición. Luego de sobreponerse a la impresión de que, en vez de en el Primer …

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Like Obamacare, Obama Core Is Another Power Grab

It's well-known that public schools are not graduating students as well-educated as before, that Americans score poorly on international tests, and that billions of federal dollars showered on public schools have not achieved any of the designated goals, which were to raise test scores and to eliminate the gap between higher income and lower income students. The Obama progressives want us to believe that the remedy is to turn over total control to the federal government.

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Primer día de clases en la UPR

Apenas son las Octavitas. Pero hoy, jueves 10 de enero, te aprestas a acudir a tu primer día de clases en el Principal Centro Docente del País. Los martes y jueves son tus días más pesados: de 8:30am a 2:20pm, sin receso. Mochila a cuestas te apresuras para sentarte en …

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Professing at the podium

By: Alma Acevedo Source: Mercatornet The problem with some professors is that they only seem to know one thing: problems. A modern philosophy professor zigzags during the eighty minutes lecture between derisively questioning the term “truth” and passionately recycling the usual departmental politics. A doctor of ethics categorically concludes that …

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Cognition, Logic, and Instruction

Martin Kozloff October, 2003 This little paper is an example of epistemology (theory of knowledge). It will make you real smart. Your roommates, family, friends, and even passersby who hear you yacking to yourself will think you’re a genius, –definitely not worthless, sorry, unskilled. Hang on! Here we go. We …

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