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Entries by Tom Vander Ark from 01/2010

Naughts Not So Bad for Education

| Posted 01.01.2010 | Politics

The papers have been full of editorials expounding on why the past decade was disastrous for America. There is much to forget and regret about the la...

Educational Dilemma: Rigor v Relevance

| Posted 01.18.2010 | Politics

We argue about testing in the US, but the focus on and stakes related to testing is much higher in China and India where the tip of the human funnel i...

India's Education Challenge has Global Consequences

| Posted 01.22.2010 | Politics

"If 250 million kids get left behind, it's a liability for India and the world" Sandeep Aneja runs Kaizen, an Indian education investment fund. He w...

Competition, Civil Rights, and Change Theory

| Posted 01.30.2010 | Politics

Civil rights advocates are split on the competitive nature of $10 billion in grant programs from the US Department of Education. Some, like Education...