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President Obama Education Reform

Remember The Foundation of Higher Education on The Path to Reform

Eugene J. Cornacchia | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Eugene J. Cornacchia

Although we have to wait for the specifics of the President's plan, I am concerned that the idea of paying for performance will ultimately focus on tying financial aid to metrics such as graduation rates, graduates' earnings, advanced degrees attained and other measures that will comprise yet another ranking system.

The Charge of Law Schools

John Trasvina | Posted 11.20.2013 | College
John Trasvina

Legal systems based on precedent and pedagogy steeped in last century models are not ready-made laboratories for innovation. In the same way that we find fewer traditional law firms than we did ten years ago, only the law schools that adapt to change and embrace it will survive the enrollment and professional employment upheavals experienced today.

U.S. Schools Have a Poverty Crisis, Not an Education Crisis

Michael Rebell | Posted 04.02.2012 | Education
Michael Rebell

Childhood poverty has a profound impact on learning. Achievement gaps for disadvantaged children begin before they start school and widen throughout their school careers. But research shows that change is possible.

Educating a New Generation of Entrepreneurs: The Best Anti-Poverty Program Around

Amy Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Rosen

It is my firm belief that we as a country must invest in our children's futures and put education back in the national spotlight. Education plays an indispensible role in driving the economy today.