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Education Around the Web, August 2014



Some education-related headlines from this past month:

Are we becoming more STUPID? IQ scores are decreasing – and some experts argue it’s because humans have reached their intellectual peak

Blogger claims school fired him for post about homophones

British Columbia teacher quits after allegedly looking at child porn, incest at school

Child porn case against top Ontario education official moves forward

Children threatened with legal action for playing outside their homes because housing chiefs say it’s ‘dangerous and anti-social’

Classes of 70, four-year-olds forced to commute for three hours and a roof turned into a playground: Why no one will admit immigration is the reason Britain’s primary schools are bursting at the seams

Delay school start times to 8.30am to benefit teenagers’ health, say doctors: Lack of shut-eye leads to ‘depression, obesity and car accidents’ defines homeschooling as ‘mindless’

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that all high-paying jobs come with crushing stress. You can pursue low-stress jobs that offer great salaries.

Force sex education on all schools, says Clegg: Lib Dems plan to make all state institutions, including primaries, teach pupils aged seven and over

Four years of foreplay and afterthoughts on sex-ed: Cohn

Fremont Sex-Ed Textbook With Topics On Bondage, Vibrators Along With Explicit Diagrams Has Parents Riled Up

High School Student Claims She Was Suspended For Saying ‘Bless You’ After Classmate Sneezed

Homeschool mom jailed over paperwork

Home schooling rate accelerates in North Carolina

Offer preteen girls sex ed and abortion while they are still ‘malleable’: Georgetown researchers

One in five pupils still failing the three Rs: More than 100,000 children leave primary school having not reached basic standard

Ontario students still struggle with math

Police, lawyer release statements on student’s alleged dinosaur killing

Professor Bans College Students From Saying ‘Bless You’ In Class

The Dumbing Down of America – By Design

Univ Of Oregon File 5 Charges Against Student For Making A Joke

What your child’s drawings say about their IQ: How the sketches a kid makes at age four point to teenage intelligence

White students no longer to be majority in school


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