Say What About the Flex Degree?

January 25, 2013 | Blog

On June 19, the University of Wisconsin System announced an initiative called the Flex Degree which was described as competency-based…

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Scott Walker’s Latest Agenda for Wisconsin Higher Education

November 19, 2012 | Blog

With a headline like that, I bet you’re assuming this is going to be one scathing post! The last time…

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A New Walker Report on Wisconsin Higher Education

August 22, 2012 | Blog

Don’t you just love last-minute breaking news when you’re trying to head out the door on vacation? Come on…..!  THIS…

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Wisconsin Needs to Educate, Not Incarcerate

August 6, 2012 | Blog

Yet another policy brief highlights what realists know:  Wisconsin policymakers are presiding over poor policy decisions that threaten to undermine…

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More on UW Online

July 9, 2012 | Blog

Check out this morning’s story from Inside Higher Ed for more information and questions. I’m told we can expect details…

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UW System’s Online Endeavor

June 19, 2012 | Blog

Today Governor Scott Walker (whom my son happily continues to call “RecallWalker”) and the UW System announced a joint effort…

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November 20, 2011 | Blog

It is a proud day for Wisconsin. Nearly 30,000 people turned out at the state’s Capital for the kickoff Recall…

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Under Assault? Fight Back

October 27, 2011 | Blog

There has been so much bad news in Wisconsin (and the nation) this week, I haven’t had two seconds to…

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It Rhymes With ‘Tool’

August 9, 2011 | Blog

UPDATED, 8/11/2011, 1:10 pm Thursday morning in Washington DC — the only city that could host such a vacuous, inane…

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Anger Management

July 20, 2011 | Blog

I am appalled by this malicious attack on teachers and teachers’ unions by Jay Greene. He claims that teachers are…

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