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The honorary doctorate of Nelson Mandela

The honorary doctorate of Nelson Mandela

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I do know that it is no personal achievement that you are recognizing. But the achievement of a people who remained faithful to the ideas of just law and reconciliation. Even when the law was subverted to injustice and division was imposed on our nation. It is a tribute to all those who emerged from […]

Woody Harrelson Went to College with Mike Pence

Woody Harrelson Went to College with Mike Pence

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Wayne State wins another APLU award – President M. Roy Wilson – Wayne State University

Wayne State wins another APLU award – President M. Roy Wilson – Wayne State University

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I’m here at the AAMC meeting so I couldn’t personally be at the APLU meeting to accept the award on behalf of Wayne State. But this latest award is yet another award that shows that Wayne State’s on the move. This is two years in a row that we’ve gotten a national award. A lot […]

Why Does the United States Use the Electoral College and Not a Popular Vote to Decide the President?

Why Does the United States Use the Electoral College and Not a Popular Vote to Decide the President?

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Hello, I’m Daven Hiskey, you’re watching the TodayIFoundOut YouTube channel. In the video today, we’re looking at why the U.S. uses the electoral system, rather than allowing general citizens to vote on the Presidency. On December 13, 2000, Vice President Al Gore conceded the presidential election to Governor Bush. A day earlier, a lengthy and […]

Multicultural Diversity and the Educational Experience (2017)

Multicultural Diversity and the Educational Experience (2017)

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[MUSIC PLAYING] A lot of people will try to say, oh, we’ll just put a person of color in something. That’s diversity. I think that’s one of the main misconceptions. People just think diversity is everything physical, everything that you can see right off the bat, but it’s absolutely not. Diversity is more than race. […]

Scam Fails: University Of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan Reinstated

Scam Fails: University Of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan Reinstated

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university of virginia uh… has reinstated teresa sullivan as the president of their flagship university sixteen days ago uh… dup board of visitors hacker urged her to resign she eventually did sell puzzling a lot of people including at the faculty staff and students at the university of virginia however and many people protest at […]

Introduction: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics

Introduction: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics

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Hi, I’m Craig. I’m not John Green, but I do have patches on my elbows, so I seem smart. And this is Crash Course Government and Politics, a new show, hurray! Why are fireworks legal or illegal? We might find out. Will we find out Stan? Anyway, I have a question for you. Have you […]

How the Electoral College Works

How the Electoral College Works

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Ah, Election Day, when Americans everywhere cast their ballot for the next President of the United States. Except, not really – Americans don’t directly vote for president. So, what’s happening on election day then? It’s a bit complicated because of something called the Electoral College. To keep things simple for now, think of the Electoral […]

Race to the Top for Education Reform

Race to the Top for Education Reform

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The President: Hello, everybody. You guys look really cute in those chairs. (Laughter.) I am pleased to be joined today by my outstanding Education Secretary, Arne Duncan, at Graham Road Elementary School, one of Virginia’s finest schools. And here at Graham Road, they’re using innovative approaches to provide effective teaching to all their students, and […]

2020 Democratic presidential candidates and education policy | IN 60 SECONDS

2020 Democratic presidential candidates and education policy | IN 60 SECONDS

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Democratic front-runner Joe Biden recently sketched his education agenda for 2020. He promises to triple federal spending on districts with large numbers of low-income students, double the number of health professionals in schools, provide universal pre-K, embrace race-based policies, and even “defeat” the NRA. There’s not a mention of accountability or of charter schools. This […]