A Crushing View of Reality

April 5, 2009 | Blog

I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about what money can buy — $3,500 more specifically. In our project…

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UPDATE: Higher Ed Cop Out #1

March 31, 2009 | Blog

It’s a trend! According to the New York Times: “Facing fallen endowments and needier students, many colleges are looking more…

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Sorry, We Don’t Deliver

February 25, 2009 | Blog

One of Sara’s favorite things in the world is The New York Times. I’ll admit, I kinda like it, too….

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January 28, 2009 | Blog

I’m sorry. Am I missing something? How is the infusion of new federal resources for schools in the stimulus bill…

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Tuskegee and the Obama Effect

January 25, 2009 | Blog

By now you’ve all heard the fascinating news of a study (New York Times: “Study Sees An Obama Effect As…

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Treatment of Transfers

January 24, 2009 | Blog

What to do, what to do about those pesky community college students? Their graduation rates are so low, they lack…

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Onward, Christian Soldiers!

January 23, 2009 | Blog

Today’s New York Times (“In Texas, a Line in the Curriculum Revives Evolution Debate“) reports on attempts to discredit evolution…

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Need-Sensitive Admissions: A Follow-up

January 5, 2009 | Blog

Yesterday’s New York Times has a “data” piece in the Education Life section titled “How Sensitive Are They?” It lists…

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Denver’s Bennet Scores A Senate Seat

January 3, 2009 | Blog

While Denver Public Schools Superintendent Michael Bennet may have been bypassed by Chicago Public Schools CEO Arne Duncan in the…

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No Room At The Inn

December 19, 2008 | Blog

The New York Times Caucus blog reports (‘Sorry, We’re Booked, White House Tells Obamas‘) the Bush White House has refused…

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