Monthly Archives: May 2011

A plutocratic education

This piece from KQED captured my attention: a number of authors and high-profile businesspeople and entrepreneurs are debunking the notion that college is the best solution. They’re questioning whether paying tens of thousands of dollars and investing four or five years in an institution should be the default for young people when so many more … Continue reading

Education meets the plutocracy

This piece from KQED captured my attention: a number of authors and high-profile businesspeople and entrepreneurs are debunking the notion that college is the best solution. They’re questioning whether paying tens of thousands of dollars and investing four or five years in an institution should be the default for young people when so many more … Continue reading

Remainders: Bronx students fighting human trafficking

Bronx students seek support for a project to raise awareness about human trafficking. (Ruben Brosbe) A run-down of bad news for the Bloomberg administration’s consulting practices. (NYCPSP) A push to kill a school data system in California raises questions about data systems. (Quick and the Ed) Reasons to be optimistic and also cautious about the … Continue reading