What can be measured can be gamed.
We thought teachers' unions hated charters. If "consider" because actual, we won't have seen anything yet.
An op-ed by the amazing Eva Moskowitz. The takeaway: don't mess with Eva.
. . . economics will win. As is well known the HC of the Patriots was an economics major (Wesleyan). I didn't know until yesterday that the defensive coordinator of the Eagles, Jim Schwartz, was also an economics major (Georgetown).
Kids, study economics and you may well be on your way to fame and fortune in the NFL!
"In a speech this week which didn’t draw a lot of media attention (understandably, given everything else that’s going on), Education Secretary Betsy DeVos weighed in on the program’s current status. Of course, we could have had Dr. Leonard McCoy give the same pronouncement to Captain Kirk on the set of Star Trek."
That would be so cool.
One of the unforeseen consequences of the Republican tax reform bill will be to increase pressure on state and local unions to soften their half-century opposition to school choice. To be sure, this would be a remarkable reversal for public labor. But the emerging incentive is a powerful one: The modest subsidy of public school alternatives is now the only way to both rescue government public pension plans — the cumulative underfunding of which has been estimated as high as $6 trillion — and thus keep promised benefits reasonably intact.
The gentleman sounds really ticked off.
BS is universities hijacked by the relentless pursuit of money and prestige, including chasing rankings that they know are deeply flawed, at the expense of genuine educational excellence (to be distinguished from the vacuous "excellence" peddled by recruitment and "advancement" offices in every run-of-the-mill university).
BS is the ideologically infused jargon deployed by various fields to stake out in-group self-importance and insulate them from accountability to those not fluent in such solipsistic language games.
Greg Gutfeld takes advantage of the Net.
Maybe other students' experience is similar to mine. The only thing I learned from my science lab courses is that the lab equipment never, ever worked.