U.S. Colleges vs. World

On the fourth of July holiday, it seems little un-American to post an article questioning if America really is the best in higher education…but patriotism aside, I thought this article was interesting. In a recent New York Times piece, Kevin … Continue reading

Less Testing! Huzzah!

Lately, I’ve been reading a lot of articles about testing.  In the NYT last week, for example, I saw that parents are voicing their concerns about standardized testing by opting out of having their children take statewide exams. Yesterday I … Continue reading

Vocational Education

I read an interesting article just now on about vocational education, “‘Kid, I’m Sorry, but You’re Just Not College Material’ Is exactly what we should be telling a lot of high school students.” While the title of the article … Continue reading