History
epub |eng | 2014-08-04 | Author:Elizabeth Green [Green, Elizabeth]

Back then, students at the Academy of the Pacific Rim could agree about one thing: they absolutely hated school. “Nothing about school was fun,” Rousseau says. Instead, APR was a ...
( Category: Research December 20,2015 )
epub |eng | | Author:Michael S. Roth

The model of the specialized university in which advanced research and professional work was grafted onto a broad undergraduate course of study dominated by electives would eventually become the standard ...
( Category: History July 18,2015 )
epub |eng | 2011-01-03 | Author:Howard Zinn [Zinn, Howard]

Sylvia Woods, “You Have to Fight for Freedom” (1973)11 I was born March 15, 1909. My father was a roofer. In those days they put slates on the roofs and ...
( Category: History June 17,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-01 | Author:Dana Goldstein [Goldstein, Dana]

The report went on to depict a “rising tide of mediocrity”: a twenty-year decline in SAT scores, electives like cooking and drivers ed considered acceptable substitutes for physics and calculus ...
( Category: Reform & Policy November 21,2014 )
epub |eng | 1932-11-06 | Author:Albert Jay Nock [Jay Nock, Albert]

X WE ARE now in a position, probably, to deal with the little problem which we set ourselves awhile ago, and which for convenience we may now restate. Why is ...
( Category: History November 7,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2014-03-17 | Author:John Demos [Demos, John]

The previous night, she is spirited away to a neighbor’s house, “it being thought unsafe for me to stay at home.” She is shown to an upstairs room, from which ...
( Category: State & Local October 16,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2012-09-04 | Author:Bruce Bawer

Chapter 5 The Dream of Aztlán: Chicano Studies Over our lunch in Monterey, I ask Shelby Steele about Chicano Studies. “There’s always a conflict between them and Black Studies,” he ...
( Category: History July 9,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2014-05-06 | Author:Glenn Beck [Beck, Glenn]

24 * * * MANY PARENTS AREN’T EQUIPPED TO MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICES FOR THEIR CHILDREN “Do we really need to give more autonomy to a mom who can’t enforce ...
( Category: Social Policy May 30,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | | Author:Amanda Ripley

“i want to think about them as all the same.” Finland was a homogeneous place, but getting less so. The number of foreigners had increased over 600 percent since 1990, ...
( Category: History March 25,2014 )