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How Intelligent Scoring Will Create an Intelligent System

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 03.10.2012 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

It would be easy and cheap to administer online multiple choice tests. But if we take seriously the demands of the idea economy and the associated expectations of the Common Core, we must to do better.

How Open Educational Resources are Changing Higher Education

Shai Reshef | Posted 10.14.2011 | Education
Shai Reshef

Removing money from the equation, we will see in a very short time what universal affordable education will achieve in changing, brightening and modifying the world we live in.

Philanthropy on Another Planet

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

Although there are good reasons for a foundation to spend down its assets today, there are also legitimate reasons for it to continue its work in perpetuity.

Philanthropy at its Somewhat Myopic: Mistaking Means and Ends

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

The most significant of NCRP's grantmaking requirements is that 50 percent of a foundation's grants be for general operating support (GOS) -- unrestricted support for an organization.