Posts Tagged ‘private schools’

April 17th, 2018 - 8:18 am § in Schools & Colleges, UW

Will Britain Privatize Oxford and Cambridge?

The US excels in two things … our mega military and our universities.  Americas’s universities consistently fill all of the top slots in world ranking of “top fifty schools” … with the exception of Oxford, Cambridge along with the Imperial College London, UCL, and King[...]

June 16th, 2015 - 1:21 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

What $21,000 in Tuition Can Buy

 “We’ve literally built an operating system for a 21st century school system,” says AltSchool’s founder. (Excerpted from Bloomberg Business, by Adam Satariano) Former Google executive Max Ventilla with $133 million from venture capitalists and Mark Zuckerberg has started  a for-profit, $[...]

March 31st, 2014 - 4:20 am § in Hypocrisy, Misc.

SHANDA AWARD: Roman Catholics and Orthodox Jews Unite in End Run Around The Public Schools.

How to end the public schools. The  New York State Catholic School Conference has proposed creating “foundations”  that would have benefited all schoolchildren in the state, no matter whether the children attend a public or a “non-public” school. These foundations, not asso[...]

March 14th, 2013 - 5:46 am § in Misc.

Amerikan Skools Dont Get It

London – Beginning in September 2014, the UK will require primary schools to offer and teach at least one of seven approved languages to students between the ages of seven and 11. READMORE[...]

May 8th, 2011 - 2:40 pm § in UW

The Private Colleges: America’s Class System

Ed, The WA  legislature’s decision to allow the UW free range in setting its tuition, is a large step toward privatization.  As we go that route, we need to ask ourselves how is a pubic university, funded by tuition, different from a private university? This difference between private and pu[...]

November 24th, 2010 - 9:36 am § in Misc., Schools & Colleges, UW

Tuition Riots in England

This post began with a link to video of riots in England because the conservative government is raising tuition to near American levels. What I fear is that England is moving backward and we are moving forward, both toward the pre WWII system of Victorian England! “Thomas Jefferson was the pri[...]