Educational Leadership

Research on the efficacy of rewards tells us that we can’t bribe others into doing what we want.

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            Science Confirms It:  People Are Not Pets

What’s the highest calling of higher education? St. John’s College has some enduring answers.

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            The Most Contrarian College in America

Universities are letting students take classes over againa consequence of the pressure schools feel to ensure their customers are satisfied.

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            The Rise of College Grade Forgiveness


Despite declining enrollment, traditional college majors are more important than ever.

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            Aristotle’s Wrongful Death

In April 1983, a commission convened by then President Ronald Reagan’s education secretary, Terrel H. Bell, released a landmark report about the nation’s public education system, “A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform.” It famously warned: Our nation is at risk. Our once unchallenged preeminence in commerce, industry, science, and technological innovation […]

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            ‘A Nation at Risk’ demanded education reform 35 years ago. Here’s how it’s been bungled ever since.

Britains wartime leader instinctively understood that statecraft is partly stagecraft.

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            Why Actors Love to Play Churchill

Share the well. At Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, we work to be very intentional about culture. Our mission begins, “We are a school of inquiry, innovation, and impact.” To continuously live into this mission requires a deliberateness about our culture. … Continue reading ?

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Before I went to college, I thought of change as something I could control.

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            As a Freshman, You Can’t Avoid Reinvention

A part-time job is often just a way to earn extra cash at university, but for some students it can be the route to full-time employment Carmel Goldstein, a final-year textile design student at Central St Martins College in London, started working for on-demand babysitting app Bubble 18 months ago. The 21-year-old was looking for a way to earn extra cash while studying in one of the worlds most ex...

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            Working while you study: a means to an end or career opportunity?

If you have paid attention to education reform at all in recent years, you know what Bill Gates, Eli Broad, various Waltons and other very wealthy philanthropists have done with their education grants: support charter schools, and/or Teach For America, and/or standardized test-based teacher evaluations, and/or school voucher programs, and/or other elements of corporate school reform. But now meet Ted Dintersmith, a different kind of education philanthropist with a different school reform agenda.

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            Not Bill Gates: Meet Ted Dintersmith, an education philanthropist with a different agenda

PRESS RELEASE: Educators have a new digital resource to address the increasing need for computational thinking and problem solving skills among students. Polyup, a Sunnyvale-based company led by a distinguished team of math education researchers, physicists,...

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