Take a guess. Go ahead, guess. (Hint: it's not sociology.)
I presume "best" here is tongue-in-cheek, but it is heartening to see one stand up to the bullies.
Seems like a big conclusion to rest on a short time series. But it's clearly an interesting finding, one that should induce further research.
And to think I just got angry when two so-called scholars published a ridiculous attack on my research. I didn't know you could sue. I can see now that suing would have been much more satisfying.
I've long thought that if I were running a university--perish the thought!--I'd try to cut some humanities departments.
82 per cent of articles published in humanities are not even cited once . . .
I have a degree from UCLA and after reading this, I've decided to cut my annual alumni contributions by 93.3752%.
(And I won't need a calculator because I already am giving zero.)
UNC grad and veteran of 22 years service in the Marines is profoundly disappointed in his alma mater.
Related: the scandal has induced an adjustment to this NC highway sign.
Even a guy with "five brains and each one is smarter than yours" sometimes makes a mistake. AKA social science is usually difficult. Especially when mixed with politics.
“Based on everything we have learned in the past 17 years, we are evolving our education strategy,” Gates wrote on his blog as a preface to a speech he gave last week in Cleveland. He followed this by detailing how U.S. education has essentially made little improvement in the years since he and his foundation — working so closely with the Obama administration that federal officials regularly consulted foundation employees and waived ethics laws to hire several — began redirecting trillions of public dollars towards programs he now admits haven’t accomplished much.
"One overhyped technology fades as another surges."
As our president might say, this is just sad: "The education-reform outfit’s hard-left shift".