american higher education


Confession: I lie and cheat to help my kids (and so do you)

Scott Gilmore: We tell ourselves that this is a meritocracy, but we are constantly boosting our child up on our shoulders, and jostling aside others as we do so.
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Obama’s simple, sensible, impossible education plan

He wants higher standards, tougher tests, merit pay for teachers — excellent ideas all. And in Canada, they would get him labeled as a right wing nut.