In ‘Notes,’ an education in injustice from Anna Deavere Smith




CAMBRIDGE — Early on in Anna Deavere Smith’s solo show, “Notes From the Field: Doing Time in Education,” a news clip offers a chilling statistic. Some 7,500 children were suspended from public preschool in a single year. It’s a huge red flag when adults are writing off 4-year-olds and labeling them as “bad.”

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Free Speech Is the Basis of a True Education

Free speech is at risk at the very institution where it should be assured: the university.

Invited speakers are disinvited because a segment of a university community deems them offensive, while other orators are shouted down for similar reasons. Demands are made to eliminate readings that might make some students uncomfortable. Individuals are forced to apologize for expressing views that conflict with prevailing perceptions. In…

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Education Groups Plunge Into Campaigns

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Advocates on various sides of the education debate in Florida have plunged into the 2016 elections, but those spending the most remain tight-lipped about where exactly their resources are going.

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Transformation Through Education: The Importance of Second Chance Pell

In order for the nation to increase college access and success for all students, we know that education must occur in a variety of environments, Sing Sing prison included. Our group of college leaders, non-profit, government and corrections officials gathered for a strategic partners meeting to discuss expanding support for prison education programs and to see the work up close.

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Sex mis-education: The problems with porn

Young consumers of porn have never had to worry about unctuous magazines down a behind of a cot or visiting porn shops.

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