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Learning is not a spectator sport

Free - or very inexpensive - online courses have become quite a trend in education. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) providers currently offer thousands of courses and have enticed millions of students to enroll. The emphasis ...

dateSep 14, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Are American schools making inequality worse?

The answer appears to be yes. Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in short-changing the nation's most economically disadvantaged students of critical math skills, according to a study published today in Educational ...

dateSep 30, 2015 in Social Sciences
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