Author: James Smith

Downsize the Department of Education

http://www.downsizinggovernment.org/education The Department of Education operates a wide range of subsidy programs for elementary and secondary schools. The aid and related federal regulations have not generally lifted academic achievement. The department also subsidizes higher education through student loan programs. Unfortunately, that aid has fueled inflation in college tuition and is subject to widespread abuse. The department spent about billion in 2013, or 0 for every U.S. household. It employs 4,300 workers and operates 153 different subsidy programs. Video Rating: / 5...

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Assistive Technology: Enabling Dreams

From voice-activated software to customized laptops, tech is changing the way disabled students communicate, learn, and play. Read more about these inspiring stories at Edutopia.org: http://www.edutopia.org/assistivetechnology Ellen uses Assistive Technology to go about her day to day life – both at home and in college. Ellen has Cerebral Palsy and has difficulty controlling her body – she is able to access her Assistive Technology using two head switches. Through these head switches, Ellen is able to drive her powered chair, communicate with people, access the computer and internet and control her TV and household...

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