Schlagwort-Archiv: Schule

Schoocial Choice.

Students were told (correctly) that their best strategy was to give their true preferences. If trading were allowed, this would not be true. It would pay off for students to put popular schools high on their list. A spot at these schools would be good trading material.

Ronald de Haan: Why a Dutch court stopped high school students from swapping schools

(warning: link goes to medium.com — you might want MMRA)

AG Bühnentechnik.

Most third places are invisible to outsiders.

Which kind is this?

Maybe there are only two kinds of question in the world. The kind they ask in school, where the answer is known in advance; asked not so that anyone will be any the wiser but for other reasons. And then the others, those in the laboratory. Where one does not know the answers, and often not even the question, before one has asked it.

Peter Hoeg: Borderliners

Life Lessons.

I wasn’t taught how to get a job
but I can remember dissecting a frog
I wasn’t taught how to pay tax
but I know loads about Shakespeare's classics

I was never taught how to vote
they devoted that time to defining isotopes
I wasn’t taught how to look after my health
but mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell

...

Boyinaband: Don't Stay in School

Science, meet Politics. Politics, meet Science.

Uit evaluaties van de VU-wetenschappers bleek later dat als ruilen was toegestaan 614 kinderen meer kinderen op de school van hun eerste voorkeur hadden kunnen komen.

Toch is er niet voor een herziening van de matching gekozen. 'We wilden meer transparantie - de inschrijvingen op scholen worden bijvoorbeeld inzichtelijk gemaakt - en strategisch kiezen wordt weer mogelijk,' verklaart Van Nieuwenhuizen. Dat laatste is overigens opmerkelijk, omdat het matchingsysteem juist was gekozen om ouders en kinderen niét strategisch te laten kiezen.

Het Parool: Amsterdam schaft omstreden matching middelbare scholen af.

(Wahl-)Kampf der Elternhäuser.

Diese ersten paar Jahre am Gymnasium, spät genug dass wir uns schon über Politik unterhalten konnten, aber auch früh genug dass wir noch allen wirklich zuhören wollten und konnten ...

Long Walk.

Funny the way it is, if you think about it
One kid walks ten miles to school, another's dropping out

Dave Matthews Band - Funny The Way It Is

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