It’s a Quandary: How higher ed is lowering our standards. — bethinc.

The QUANDARY is not a simple one. It starts at the top with big dorms, big amenities, big tuitions that lead to big competition for admission with grants and scholarships and ultimately a downgrading of the rigor that is meant to make these kids ready for college in the first place.

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Shrink the Schools

School is where ambition goes to die. I know what you’re thinking: Is this guy really saying that education is a threat to our children’s well-being? The answer, of course, is yes. I argue that education as currently practiced in the United States has a detrimental effect on kids. And I’m speaking as a survivor of the American […]

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