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Kevin Carey

The End of College? (or Maybe Just the End of Kevin Carey's Career)

John Seery | Posted 06.30.2015 | College
John Seery

Everything will, instead, be online. Education will be free. It will be worldwide. It will be accessible. It will be meritocratic. Gone will be professors. Gone will be PhD degrees. Gone will be Harvard. Carey now knows The Secret of Education.

NYT Column Asserts: US Colleges Stink

Peter Greene | Posted 08.28.2014 | College
Peter Greene

We have this test, and it proves that our colleges and universities are terrible. I wonder if the solution will turn out to involve government regulation and private corporate take-overs. I would try to figure it all out, but gosh, I graduated from an American college in 1979, so I am probably too dumb.

Child Porn Suspects Found Dead In Murder-Suicide Claimed Innocence

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct 8 (Reuters) - Four people found dead on a rural Alabama road in a suspected murder-suicide were u...

Diane Ravitch and the History That "Reformers" Do Not Know

John Thompson | Posted 02.05.2012 | Education
John Thompson

Carey wrote that Ravitch "left a polarized history profession in her wake," as if she did not enter the field at a time when traditional historians were under siege.

Joy Resmovits

Duncan's Waiver Proposal Scales Back Federal Role In Education Standards Enforcement | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

Much has been said about the ineffectiveness of No Child Left Behind, the sweeping, decade-old federal education law that uses student performance on...

Doomed By Poverty?

Joanne Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Joanne Jacobs

Any school whose staff has accepted "reality" -- that we can't make a difference for our students -- should replace its teachers with aides who can supervise recess, sports, art and music. Let the kids have fun before they start their grim, hopeless adult lives.

Latino Graduation Lags, Some Schools May Be At Fault

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

With Latino Americans expected to make up more than 20 percent of the college-age population by 2020, most policy makers recognize that it will be nea...