In this election, a lot of ink and hot air is being expended to defend existing old and ineffective programs.
One particularly threadbare talking point is to pour even more money into the public school system. 1,225 more words
DYSTOPIA–Although Dystopia College’s three-year-old Done Your Degree at Dystopia (DYDD) campaign has increased the college’s graduation rate–in response to pressure from state legislators and its accreditors–new research suggests that the competence of graduates has fallen in inverse proportion to the growth in the number of graduates. 160 more words
Giordano, Joanne Baird, and Holly Hassel. “Unpredictable Journeys: Academically At-Risk Students, Developmental Education Reform, and the Two-Year College.” Teaching English in the Two-Year College 43.4 (2016): 371-90. 1,062 more words
For-profit colleges: You may have heard about them in advertisements blaring on the radio and commercials flickering on your television screen.
The schools, which are beholden to stockholders and investors, aim to attract non-traditional students who may feel like a traditional college or university is out of reach. 812 more words
Dr. Roger L. Yohe, who has nearly three decades of administrative and teaching experience at Arizona community colleges, has joined Palm Beach State College as the new vice president for academic affairs. 613 more words