Frederick Wiseman's latest film is a refreshing change from the slew of "reality" shows and documentaries that feature invented story lines and excessive narration.
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November 25, 2013
November 22, 2013
Most of the K-12 education-policy world has spent the last several years obsessing over ways to improve teaching, but as The Chronicle of Higher Education noted recently there has been no parallel movement in higher education.
November 01, 2013
Happy Friday! While you dig into the Halloween candy, check out at these good reads.
October 12, 2013
Amanda Datnow notes that in order to help low-income students succeed and graduate from college at higher rates, we need to focus both on student and institutional assets and to listen to the students' voices about what supports they need to graduate from college.
October 02, 2013
Higher education appears to be escaping direct hardships caused by the federal government's shutdown, but college search sites are suspended.
September 29, 2013
Higher education has never been more expensive or seemingly less demanding, the magazine says in a special college report.
August 22, 2013
The big news today is President Barack Obama's push to create a new rating system for colleges.
August 06, 2013
Guest blogger Ariel Mond, a college student, examines the college application advice offered in two new publications.
July 31, 2013
A federal judge has rejected the U.S. Department of Education's attempt to enforce subpoenas against a California higher education group.
July 17, 2013
whether at the K12 level or higher education, schools are facing the same push from Mr. Gates and his allies in business. Schools must serve employers, and must do it more cheaply than ever.