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Education Economy

The Remarkable Idiocy Of 'Economically-Driven Education'

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 12.01.2014 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

The goal of business in aggressively promoting CCSS while bashing the teaching profession into false, test-score-riddled "accountability" is to reshape the purpose of education into streamlined, assemly-line-to-market service.

Shaping a Sustainable Future Through Education

V. Shankar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
V. Shankar

The demographics of emerging markets such as Africa, the Middle East and Latin America are fast changing and education plays an important role in facilitating the change of guard in industry.

Taking Stock

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 01.09.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

The United States is moving in two directions. In one sense, it remains anti-intellectual in mindset and approach where the life of the mind plays second fiddle to the exploits of actors and athletes. At the same time, America has become a knowledge-based economy.

12 Things You Need To Know About The Economy And Education

Posted 09.27.2012 | Education

A paper for The Hamilton Project analyzes the associations between education and various outcomes, highlighting a dozen economic facts on the state of...

Fewer Ph.D Students Being Accepted Into Programs

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If ever there was a year that colleges were anxious about enrolling new and continuing students, this is it. Whether dependent on tuition revenue or s...