Time to take a stand against confusing acronyms and overused jargon in education.
Ted Dintersmith, executive producer of “Most Likely to Succeed.” Ted Dintersmith spent most of his career as a venture capitalist, but became both fascinated and outraged by education when he watched what was happening to his own children in school. “I felt it was almost as if school was designed to crush the creativity out… Read more »
Hamilton College President Joan Stewart was the first in her family to go to college, and feels strongly about expanding opportunity for low-income students.” When Sweet Briar College in Virginia announced it would close this year and cited “insurmountable’’ financial challenges, a collective shudder went through the world of higher education — especially among small,… Read more »
NEW YORK — A friend snapped photos of the colorful college brochures cramming his high school son’s mailbox and posted the pile on Facebook with a message that all but gushed, “Look which schools want us!” Colleges send out realms of encouraging mail to potential applicants every year in stepped-up-recruiting campaigns. Photo: Rob Urban As… Read more »
Great teachers are great because they want to get better