Worth Reading

I’m not a big believer in Peter Drucker and his method —but his observations on education, and educational systems, are well worth thinking about. These […]

Is College a Scam?

What do Michael Dell, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Mark Cuban have in common?

They’re all college dropouts.

Richard Branson, Simon Cowell and Peter Jennings […]

Notable: Buying the US Education System

Georgetown University has some explaining to do based on documents obtained exclusively by PJM from a confidential law enforcement source. The documents reveal a scheme […]

Yet Another Reason to Take Your Kids Out of Public Schools

I believe strongly in the pedagogy of Paulo Freire: “Read your own reality to write your own history.” I want to give my students the […]

Notable: What Colleges Teach

De Russy’s colleague sent her a copy of a student’s exam from an introductory sociology class found lying in a room at an East Coast […]

On Ethical Foundations

The height that a structure can achieve is limited by the strength of its foundation. Therefore, I suggest that university students should be provided with […]

Notable: What Colleges Teach

I used to work for a polling firm, and found that people with a couple years of college were frequently factually dumber about the world […]

The Cost of “Higher Education”

It is not unusual for the public to wake up to live television footage of student protestors in Islamabad, Athens, Caracas, Jakarta or Cairo waving […]

The Cost of "Higher Education"

It is not unusual for the public to wake up to live television footage of student protestors in Islamabad, Athens, Caracas, Jakarta or Cairo waving […]

On Academic Freedom—

To understand the enduring popularity of this one core academic doctrine amidst the ruins of so many other core doctrines we have to recognize […]