If You Want To Improve Educati...

May 13, 2016 by

Hemant Taneja – Education reform needs a new strategy that takes advantage of the forces that allow startup companies like...

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Why Do We Teach ‘Old Phy...

Apr 11, 2016 by

The problem with introductory courses isn’t that classical Newtonian physics is inherently less interesting than quantum...

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Can Parents Measure The ROI Of...

Mar 24, 2016 by

Paying for college is about more than just ROI. Sarah Lawrence, at $61,236 per year, tops the list of the fifty most expensive...

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How Artificial Intelligence Ca...

Jan 4, 2016 by

Steven Bertoni – Ramirez uses artificial intelligence to teach students how to write. “I found that students weren’t getting...

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The Top 50 Educational Apps Ar...

Dec 13, 2015 by

Jordan Shapiro – We rarely talk about the touchscreen revolution. Perhaps that’s because it happened so slowly. People had...

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The West’s Love-In With ...

Dec 11, 2015 by

Nick Morrison – The West is going through one of its periodic phases where it is fascinated by all things Chinese, and nowhere...

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Texas Will Lose On Affirmative...

Dec 6, 2015 by

  Daniel Fisher – Fisher v. University of Texas, to be argued at the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday, is a pivotal test of...

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What Happens If You Are Accuse...

Dec 4, 2015 by

Maureen Sullivan – Three different people who are accused of making racist threats on college campuses faced prosecution this...

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Open Letter To Incoming Secret...

Dec 3, 2015 by

Mr. Secretary: I offer my congratulations on your appointment as Secretary of Education. As the president of an independent,...

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Increasing Student Success Wit...

Nov 23, 2015 by

Lucie Lapovsky – Today, most schools are challenged to increase student success while remaining affordable and controlling...

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The Best Way to Learn

Nov 20, 2015 by

Jurgen Appelo – As a speaker at many conferences, I sometimes ask people if they agree that we should celebrate our successes....

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Is Ten Hours Too Much Screen T...

Sep 24, 2015 by

by John Dodig As you’ve probably noticed, we spend a lot of time looking at screens. (You’re doing it right now.) Writers have...

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Target Shifting Charitable Giv...

Sep 20, 2015 by

In 2010, Target TGT -2.63% set a goal of donating $1 billion for education by the end of this year. Last month, the retailer...

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Upon Further Review: The NLRB ...

Sep 3, 2015 by

Marc Edelman – Two weeks ago, the National Labor Relations Board declined to assert jurisdiction over grant-in-aid college...

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3 Questions Parents Of Gamer-K...

Sep 1, 2015 by

Jordan Shapiro – When my ex-wife and I separated about four years ago, I started playing video games with my kids. I wanted to...

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Your Kids Aren’t Robots,...

Aug 27, 2015 by

Muhammed Chaudhry – My children aren’t robots. And I’m willing to bet yours aren’t either. But in an increasingly standardized...

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Should Universities Teach, But...

Aug 24, 2015 by

Dileep Rao – In the 1970s, entrepreneurship was absent from business schools. The few schools that offered something in this...

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What Cutting Edge Looks Like I...

Aug 11, 2015 by

Jenn Choi – Ready for a new school year? Your child probably spent the summer learning new skills or leveling up existing ones,...

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Marco Rubio On Common Core: Th...

Aug 7, 2015 by

The Republican presidential candidates from Florida tangled over the issue of Common Core State Standards for curriculum at the...

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STEM Study Starts With Liberal...

Aug 6, 2015 by

Chris Teare – Much has been made, especially by the Return on Investment crowd, of the value of undergraduate study in the...

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