A team of researchers from Penn looked at the condition of higher education and came to about the same conclusion that academics usually come to when pressed to make a self-examination: Universities need more money.
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One of the fascinating things about journalism is looking at the factual data that both sides of a controversy agree on and finding that the facts support the critics’ viewpoints.
Opposition to the Common Core education reform efforts of the Obama Administration has crossed political lines to a remarkable degree.
The Obama Administration’s former Homeland Security Chief has taken over the University of California. “Janet Napolitano had zero experience leading a college before she became president of the University of California last year,” Eric Kelderman wrote in The Chonicle of Higher Education.
With a straight face, professors mostly tell you that they avoid advocacy.
The U. S. Department of Education wants for-profit colleges to prove that their graduates are gainfully employed. For their part, the for-profits claim that their non-profit counterparts would fail such a test.
A look at the latest education news seems to show that academia’s left hand doesn’t know what its far left hand is doing.
While it may be logical to view the “research university” as a hijacking of higher education, universities could, nonetheless, learn a thing or two from their research wing.
One of the few tenured professors to get laid off found that there is life after academia, and a more productive one at that.
Evidently, academics finally found a tax they don’t like.