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4 months ago
In my previous blog post, I talked about President Trump and Secretary of Education Besty Davo's plan to give more money and create more opportunities for parents to send their children to private and charter schools. But are private and charter schools really that much be...
4 months ago
 Many high school seniors and their families think it cost a lot of money to attend a private or even state public school. They see $30,000 per year and never take time to apply. I was one of them when I was applying to colleges several years ago. I am currently enrolled at a community c...
5 months ago
The Twilight Zone series defined a generation and forever impacted storytelling, science fiction, and television. My absolute favorite episode is “The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street.” While it first aired way back on March 4, 1960, it provides perfect lessons on race, gender, and ...
I have a deep interest in mathematical equations and physics, history is by far my least favorite subject. This lack of interest in history means does not stem from an ability to retain all the numerous facts, dates, and other information. I understand history is an important subject and it is important for all students to learn and not disregard it simply because it is too much information. However, the College Board is thinking about
5 months ago
I am currently majoring in political science w...
5 months ago
I have been a social media user for some time now. However, I never thought one of my professors would use social media (i.e. Twitter) for review a day before the exam. It was very helpful as many people participated, asked questions and it was a perfect way to study for an exam. In this 
One of the things I’ve seen during my time at EdLab is a lot of entrepreneurs presenting their companies at the seminar. However, a lot of these entrepreneurs are not teachers. Why are there not enough teachers starting their own companies? Edupreneurs, as this
5 months ago
For as far as I can remember, I’ve always had homework. In time, the difficulty level and amount of homework have only increased. Does homework really help you become a better student? For two fifth graders, the answer is a no. They have launc...
5 months ago
New York City (NYC) has the largest public school system in the country. NYC also has specialized high schools that serve strong academic and artistic students. According to this
5 months ago
Research shows that private schools are more effective than public schools. As a result, there is a movement to privatize public education around the country through charter schools and vouchers.  Charter schools are publicly funded,  but privately operated. There are approximately three million students attending charter schools around the country. They have shown tremendous p...