Dana Larrabee

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The Education Department Says It Won't Act On Transgender Student Bathroom Access

Do transgender boys or girls have the right to use the restroom at school that corresponds with their gender identity? The U.S. Education Department said Monday that it won't hear complaints about or take action on this question.<p>Almost one year ago, the department under Education Secretary Betsy …

'MicroMasters' Surge As MOOCs Go From Education To Qualification

The future shape of graduate and executive education is coming into focus with the surge of “MicroMasters” certificate programs on edX, to which 1.7 million students have registered in a year. The number of programs on offer has exploded from one to 46 during this time.<p>This is the kind of …

This School Focuses On Teaching Students Happiness, Not Math

A modern new school in rural India turns the traditional education model on its head–focusing instead on cultivating happy students and compassionate people.<p>At a new school that will soon be built near Chennai, India, you might find a student in a tree-filled meditation room, an ideation lab, or a …

Teaching

Economist who spent 40 years in school wants Trump administration to spend less on education

He was a student and now he’s a professor. But he’s had enough of the education system.<p>The 40 years Bryan Caplan, a libertarian economist, has spent …

Education

Teacher Demo Days: Trying for a more personalized PD experience

Since beginning my administrative position, I am responsible for more professional development days and have been attempting to provide more choice …

California High School Teacher Alleges Years of Sexual Harassment By Students

Eva Rieder, a California high school math teacher for 15 years, told her local school district’s board of trustees this month that she has …

To fight poverty in U.S., Bill and Melinda Gates say they may move beyond education

Bill and Melinda Gates say they are rethinking how they address poverty in the U.S. — a move that could have them expand their influential …

Ford says roll out of sex-ed program was ‘unacceptable’; vows to review Ont. curriculum

Doug Ford vowed to take aim at revamping Ontario’s curriculum, including sex-education, as he continues his bid for leadership of the Ontario …

Education

Educating Stewards of the Earth

World Wildlife Fund shares ways to teach about conservation.

Judge: Douglas County schools must pay private school tuition for student at center of special education lawsuit

A federal judge ruled Monday in favor of a Douglas County couple who’d sought reimbursement from the Douglas County School District for their son’s …

Betsy DeVos Tells Transgender Kids To Make A Safe Space In The Bushes If They Gotta Pee So Bad

Nope.<p>Good news, transgender kids! The Betsy DeVos Department Of Teaching Kids To Read Good And Do Other Stuff Good Too has decided that you get to …

LGBTQI