It’s personal. As a baby-boomer product of a well-funded and quite competent suburban public school system, and having taught for years at a private for-profit prep school for the kids of old money, and the kids of young professionals who just become relatively rich, with a few minority scholarship students tossed in for a bit of token diversity, it was easy to see that that education in America is a bit of a mish-mash. 3,035 more words
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This working paper seeks to contribute to the study of university access in England by analyzing the predominant theoretical conceptual frameworks – human capital and habitus – and then suggesting a supplementary avenue of inquiry. 24,040 more words
By Michael Zwaagstra
Never underestimate the staying power of a bad idea. Nowhere is this truer than in the field of education policy.
Education gurus come up with new ideas, temporarily retreat from them when they prove to be a flop, and then rename them and try again with a new crop of unsuspecting teachers and principals. 657 more words
Paul Teske is once again ranked among the most influential education policy academics in the annual “Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.” Compiled by American Enterprise Institute director of education policy Rick Hess, the rankings recognize 200 university-based scholars who shape public discussions of education. 94 more words