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Education Investment

How Billionaire, Stan Druckenmiller, Bets on Education

Kai Sato | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Kai Sato

Most recent media coverage of Druckenmiller has centered on generational equity. But at USC, he offered unique insight into his celebrated investment principles and discussed how he applied those principles to education by backing Harlem Children's Zone.

Has Education Become a Victim of the Financial Crisis?

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 02.20.2013 | Education
Andreas Schleicher

Many countries have not been able to adjust staffing levels to a rapidly declining student population, so class sizes have declined and costs have risen, without automatically changing and improving the nature of teaching and learning.

Community Colleges: Investing in American Education

Gail Mellow | Posted 02.06.2013 | Education
Gail Mellow

It is time for the U.S. to invest in the infrastructure that will produce the most rapid and cost-effective changes in college graduation rates -- community colleges.

The Expense of Ignorance and the Value of Accountability

John A. Roush | Posted 05.25.2012 | College
John A. Roush

Rather than to Washington, our responsibility -- and accountability -- always has and always should have one clear focus. American families, above all, have every reason to expect accountability from higher education.

Prom: An American Tradition Gone Awry

Adora Svitak | Posted 07.22.2011 | Education
Adora Svitak

The current concept of prom just seems so empty. Teenagers get dressed up to go to a dance at a fancy location. It encourages social inclusion or exclusion based on your ability or inability to snag a date.