Colleges Are Tracking When Students Work Out at Rec Centers – WSJ – WSJ. Interesting.
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This is an excellent article about a hopeful program. A New Push to Get Low-Income Students Through College – NYTimes.com. I wrote my view. “The most hopeful aspect of this program is Michael Bloomberg. I say that because he took an important step in improving New York’s schools – putting the spotlight on the colleges […]
Their method doesn’t look unreasonable to me. (I used LinkedIn to do a ballpark assessment of computer science programs. See it here.) LinkedIn University Rankings – Based on career outcomes | LinkedIn.
I added another comment to Nicholas Kristoff’s piece The American Dream Is Leaving America – NYTimes.com. “…Until the 1970s, we were pre-eminent in mass education…” But then something happened. Here, in a nutshell, is what it was – and how it evolved over a few decades. In the sixties, we poured money into making a […]
I commented on this article by Nicholas Kristof. The American Dream Is Leaving America – NYTimes.com. I wrote, ” “…the annual survey of education should… be a shock to Americans…” But it’s not. Few Americans have the education about the inner workings of the educational establishment to understand why the report is so dismal. Here […]
College Sexual Assault Rules Trample Rights of Accused Campus Rapists | New Republic.
“…[Havard’s Title IX Office’s] Sole Task Is to Get This Title IX Furor To Go Away…” Says Harvard Law Prof. Janet Halley
It sounds pausible to me. That is they way universities operate. Some Harvard Professors Oppose Policy on Assaults – NYTimes.com.
This article in the NY Times shows that there is a demand for education – not just degrees – and that some people might be realizing that college is not necessarily the place to get it. Web-Era Trade Schools, Feeding a Need for Code – NYTimes.com. I commented. “Think of it as a place where […]