While many students are off-campus for summer internships, others are on campus for local internships, collaborative research projects, service programs or employment.
Last Friday, State leaders voted to extend mayoral control of NYC schools for one year. This time, for the first time ever, there are specific strings attached. The Mayor and the city will now be required to share funding formulas and information for individual schools.
Students believe smartphones and laptops can assist learning. Then why are so many teachers dead set against them in their classrooms?
This blog is part two in a series outlining the horror stories caused by campus adjudication and clear lack thereof. These stories are very important to clarifying the extreme injustices happening on our college campuses. I hope you will continue to read the series.
It's clear that Governor Christie isn't even trying.
Ensuring that every student has the opportunity to meet his or her full potential -- especially those dealing with the burdens and complications of living in poverty -- will require creative solutions from all sectors of our society.
If a Pigovian tax is desirable for some reason, whether to nudge healthier behavior or to raise needed revenue, is there a way to make it more acceptable?
A key sanction Harvard has adopted in its opposition to single-sex final clubs is to deny their members endorsements for Rhodes Scholarships and other fellowships requiring the University's imprimatur.
Corporate experience is helping fill the talent gap for seasoned management in the growing nonprofit industry. A second career, later in life, is part of today's new "life-long learning trajectory."
We actually need to go beyond equal resources for schools, because our highest-need students require more resources than their counterparts who have every educational advantage. Hence, to achieve equity, we need to be prepared to invest more in our schools and students that have the greatest needs.
Discussions about when generalization is most likely to take place are healthy and welcome. But they are not academic. America's schools are not getting better fast enough, and achievement gaps by race and class remain unacceptable.