Education

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Sum of mean science, reading and mathematics scores from the OECD PISA Results 2018 Source: OECD
After years of growth, math proficiency of U.S. students dips  % at each achievement level of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)  Source: Pew Research Center
"I see you did well in school, but what real world skills do you have?" [click on this image for an short clip and argument on the need to reform public education]

Education: Standardized Tests

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Republicans are less convinced than Democrats that reducing college-related expenses would reduce economic inequality  Democrats and Republicans have different views about whether the government has a responsibility to provide education for all Americans  Source: Pew Research Center
Source: Pew Research Center
Excited to announce my plan to help alleviate student loan debt! The HELPER Act would allow individuals to use money from their 401(k) or IRA to pay for college or to pay back student loan debt. Watch the video to learn more!  ~ @RandPaul  The privilege of raiding your retirement fund to pay off your student debt. These cheap bastards want you to die in the gutter.  ~ @kenklippenstein

Education: Student Loan Debt

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The hidden curriculum socializes young people into accepting the roles assigned to them by the dominant class. Whatever else they learn, they leave the education system as supplicants to power.  Artist: Al Margen (https://www.facebook.com/AlMargenPagina/)
Teacher: "Children, today we are going to learn code! It's important for a prosperous future!"  Student: "Teacher, after that, could we learn how to survive in a civilization threatened by ecosystem collapse, rising sea levels and the resulting geo-political turmoil, armed conflict and the increasing polarization of ideological orientations, and humanity's seemingly insatiable appetite for stuff?"  Artist: Nitrozac & Snoggy / joyoftech.com
Teacher: "Come away from the window! You don't want to be a child left behind, do you?"  Child: "Sounds good to me!"  [follow this link to find an analysis of a PBS FRONTLINE documentary exploring the use of the SAT in college admissions and what it says about the way the education system plays a role in perpetuating inequality: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2012/12/secrets-of-the-sat.html]  Artist: David Horsey

Education: Critical Thinking

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Estimates correspond to the share of the population older than 14 years that is able to read and write. Specific definitions and measurement methodologies vary across countries and time.   Source: WDI / CIA World Factbook
"If the world were a village of 100 people..." [click on this image to find a short video that also imagines the world as a 100-person village]
The World as 100 People over the Last Two Centuries - Literacy  Source: OECD for the period 1820 to 1990. UNESCO for 2004 and later.

Education: Literacy

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a man standing next to a tree in the middle of a park with people walking around
"Pssst! Hey, kids."
Artist: Ward Sutton
the percentage of americans who have paid for water and sanitation services is shown in this graph
Large majorities say federal government has responsibility for providing clean air and water
Large majorities say federal government has responsibility for providing clean air and water, high-quality K-12 education Source: Pew Research Center
a tweet that reads, there isn't a teacher shortage there's a master - level professionals who will work for $ 35005, 000
There isn't a "teacher shortage." There's a "master's-level professionals who will work for $35,000 shortage." ~ @AtDisneyAgain
the world's top paid countries by country in 2012 and 2013, according to its current spending
The Top Rated Countries, 2018
Sum of mean science, reading and mathematics scores from the OECD PISA Results 2018 Source: OECD
Child and Adolescent Mental Health and School Based Services
Should I Go to Grad School?
a bar chart showing the number of students in different countries
Will Higher Education Move Online? 2020
In five years, how do you think higher education will be carried out in your country? Source: lpsos
While studying late, students at the University of Madras in South India allegedly tied their hair to nails in the wall to keep themselves from falling asleep, 1948. Photo credit: Does anyone know who took this image? India, Om Namah Shivaya, India Pic, Indian History, History Of India, Ancient India, Vintage India, Historical India, Madras
While studying late, students at the University of Madras in South India allegedly tied their hair to nails in the wall to keep themselves from falling asleep, 1948. Photo credit: Does anyone know who took this image?
two men wearing masks are cleaning tables in a room with black chairs and glass tops
Preparing classrooms in the time of a pandemic, 2020
Photo credit: Does anyone have any information about this photo?
a sign that says meme of the week with two cartoon dogs in front of it
"Time to reopen the university"
a twitter post with an image of steve gomman on it and the text here, here is why teachers are scared
Here...here is why teachers are scared
~ @_davegorman
a tweet from douglas webbber on twitter about the college's news
Hey colleges! I just heard that US News will boost your ranking 10 spots if you go online for the fall. Don't bother checking with them, just do it quickly so it won't look like your decision is being driven by rankings rather than public health concerns. ~ @dougwebberecon
the numbers of people in different countries are shown on this page, and there is no image
Lower-income people are more likely to say the government has a responsibility to provide education
Lower-income Republicans are more likely than those with higher incomes to say the federal government has a responsibility to provide education and related services Lower-income Democrats are more likely to say the government has a responsibility to provide education and related services Source: Pew Research Center
Republicans are less convinced than Democrats that reducing college-related expenses would reduce economic inequality  Democrats and Republicans have different views about whether the government has a responsibility to provide education for all Americans  Source: Pew Research Center Democrats And Republicans, Democrats, Education For All, College Related, Research, Inequality
Republicans are less convinced than Democrats that reducing college-related expenses would reduce economic inequality Democrats and Republicans have different views about whether the government has a responsibility to provide education for all Americans Source: Pew Research Center
a bar chart showing the percentage of people who have paid for education and job training
Education and job training to poor people seen as better way to address inequality
Education and job training, rather than direct assistance to poor people seen as better way to address inequality Source: Pew Research Center