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Entries by John M. Eger from 12/2010

Net Neutrality Is All About the Money

| Posted 12.02.2010 | Politics

While the idea of different rates for different speeds is on the minds of lawmakers in Spain, Italy, Germany, Russia, and elsewhere in the world, they do not share our first amendment rhetoric.

The Second Internet Revolution

| Posted 12.02.2010 | Technology

Communities placing a premium on cultural and ethnic diversity, and reinventing their educational systems for the creative age, will likely burst with innovation and entrepreneurial fervor.

Measuring Creativity In Massachusetts

| Posted 12.03.2010 | Education

Massachusetts is the first state to try to figure out how to teach creativity and how to measure it in our schools -- to better prepare our kids for the creative age.

More Funding for the Arts, Please

| Posted 12.07.2010 | Arts

Today, the arts are being cut to one of the lowest points in history. It may seem ludicrous to say it, but we really need to be spending more on art education. Much more.

The AVID Miracle

| Posted 12.10.2010 | Education

At a time when America is looking for the silver bullet to transform K-12, and the University, AVID might be an important part of the answer.

A Street Art Revolution in San Diego

| Posted 12.30.2010 | Arts

For the last few months, the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego hosted twenty artists that were linked together by how their work addresses urban issues. This is what art is, and can do.

The Entrepreneurship of Extended Studies

| Posted 12.30.2010 | College

When we hear the term "extended studies," few know what that means. Yet in these times calling for reinvention of the university, often the programs of extended education are leading the way.