Archives for January 2017

Making America Great Again Isn’t Just About Money and Power – The New York Times

No, it’s about education.  Here is my comment. Op-Eds like this are insightful, well thought out, and well argued, but – and it’s a gigantic “but”, with a gigantically hard solution – what proportion of today’s voters will ever hear this argument, or even understand it if they did? And why? Let’s skip the obvious […]

Wash. Post Columnist Asks “Is a college degree the new high school diploma?”

Here is the link: I wrote, As a former math professor, I can assure the author that “a” college degree is not necessarily “just” a high school degree. That’s too optimistic. You have to start with college “courses”. Most are not your grandmother’s college course, maybe not even her her high school course. There are […]