This article is the second in my series on America’s new social class, the precariat Continue reading American #Precariat: #HigherEd edition | #LostGeneration on Blog#42
Following are clippings from articles written about the state of higher education in the US Continue reading A collection of clippings on #HigherEd, jobs and policy | Blog#42
A Theory of Equality Continue reading Ronald Dworkin: Theory of Equality | Philosophy on Blog#42
Something got lost in the modern day vernacular used with the use of “Southern culture” Continue reading Cleaning out the confederate junk Part II | Blog#42
One of the teachers’ unions just endorsed Hillary Clinton’s candidacy. Continue reading A teachers’ union just endorsed Hillary Clinton. Is that good? | Education on Blog#42
Should we teach philosophy to children?
Yale University released, today, its “Ad-Hoc Institutional Advisory Panel’s Review of the Yale Police Department’s Report of the Incident on January 24, 2015.”
This document with a ludicrously long title is fifteen pages long and provides a heavily redacted overview (it’s not an NSA black ops report) of the incident we all know involved an African American Yale police officer drawing a gun on New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow’s son. Continue reading A white mom’s perspective: @Yale’s Report on the January 24 incident
I recently listened to a KPCC story about a new kind of preschool. I didn’t know it at the time, but my daughter was listening to the story with me and, as it turns out, was as bothered by it as I was, not because the toddlers in the story were learning about engineering, but because their preschool experience was only about it. Continue reading Engineering in #Preschool? | Education
By DOUGLAS BELKIN
Updated Jan. 16, 2015
Four in 10 U.S. college students graduate without the complex reasoning skills to manage white-collar work, according to the results of a test of nearly 32,000 students.