March 03, 2014
It has moved from blogs and into college classes. Can it be stopped?
If a college degree is the new high school diploma, why not make higher education free? These cities did.
How Much Is Too Much to Spend on College? One Study Has an Answer.
February 16, 2014
Two new studies show college is still a great investment.
Let's Stop Pretending That French Is an Important Language
February 02, 2014
The idea that American-born children need to learn French has become more reflex than action, like classical music played at the wedding of people who live to modern pop.
How Taxpayer-Funded Schools Teach Creationism—and Get Away With It
January 30, 2014
It’s National School Choice Week, and among the latest controversies is whether and to what extent publicly funded alternatives to traditional public schools should be held to the same test-based accountability standards.
He says we've "made two mistakes" in helping underprivileged children. His column has more mistakes than that.
What Obama's New Task Force Should Do to Fight College Rape
January 23, 2014
Experts suggest the administration's way forward on campus sexual assault.
A Crash Course in California Politics
January 19, 2014
Corinthian Colleges is one of the worst-performing higher education companies in the country. So why did the California government let it off the hook?
Would You Send Your Kids to a School Where Students Make the Rules?
January 05, 2014
This school claims to take the angst out of education. The results make it look that way—among other things.
Who Takes MOOCs?
January 04, 2014
Surprising new data on what's supposed to be the future of higher ed