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Education Around the Web, August 2015

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Some recent-ish education-related headlines:

Academics

British pupils taught maths and science by Chinese trounce peers: Children who did 12 hour days led by teacher writing on a board performed 10% better in test

Schools Don’t Teach Kids to Read

‘Shoplifters will be prostituted’: Hilarious pictures show the importance of using correct grammar and punctuation

Homeschooling

3 Reasons Not to Homeschool

California home school interest surges as parents look to sidestep vaccine law

Homeschooling Goes Mainstream

NEA ‘attack’ on homeschoolers blasted as ‘outrageous’

Parents pull kids from public school, turn to home-schooling due to Kathleen Wynne’s sex-ed program

The End of the Public School

Socialist Education

10 Reasons Christians Should Not Teach In Public Schools

California college asks students to choose from SIX genders when filling out admissions forms

Duke freshmen are refusing to read recommended gay family reading claiming it’s immoral

Former Abortion Clinic Owner: We Pushed Sex Ed on Kids to Create a Market for Abortion

Head teachers should have the power to FINE ‘feckless’ parents who fail to give their children books to read, says Ofsted chief

Muslim faith school in Yorkshire given ‘good’ rating by Ofsted – despite BANNING pupils from meeting ‘outsiders’ or watching TV

Rude, bone idle… and cosseted by the welfare state! Chinese teachers’ damning verdict on British children after spending a month in UK classrooms

School district OKs mandatory LGBT class for 7th-graders

Schools Implant IUDs in Girls as Young as 6th Grade Without Their Parents Knowing

Singling out pupils for praise ‘does more harm than good’ because others will resent them and the recipients can feel embarrassed, says expert

Teacher: Why ‘I just can’t work in public education anymore’

Miscellaneous

Christian Curriculum Introduced in 30 Moscow State Schools

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