I’m reading Yvonne S. Thornton’s The Ditchdigger’s Daughters: A Black Family’s Astonishing Success Story. Thornton will be our speaker at New Jersey City University’s Convocation on October 5, so I turned to her story to see how I could use it to prepare my students for the event. 359 more words
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Recognizing the vast economic and racial inequalities his students faced, he chose what some might consider a radical approach for his writing and social-studies classes, weaving in concepts such as racism, classism, oppression, and prejudice.
A few weeks ago, I was teaching ‘Managing Change’ at a premier business school in India – a batch of fifty odd young consultants from one of the big 5 global consulting firms, to my shock and dismay indulged in rampant cheating, colluding, and copying from each other in every assessment process – be it classroom quizzes or individual assignments. 1,392 more words
The universities that are the hardest to get into may not be delivering the best experience or employment outcomes for their students, new research shows. 9 more words
Going backward by reducing regulation of the financial industry will not help citizens.
The calls for deregulation come from greedy businessmen who put their interest and personal profit ahead of what’s best for the citizens of our country. 57 more words