Education

John Maynard Keynes* once said, "When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?" It doesn't take an expert to recognize that this this approach does not seem to be a popular one today. On that note, Rudy Ruiz has published...

The latest Stanley Fish blog at the New York Times is outstanding. Fish makes the rather straightforward (and obvious, really) argument that college courses should actually teach the basic skills they're supposed to teach. His initial example, college writing courses, are generally egregious offenders in...

Due to term papers, I've not been able to keep up with blogging much, but here are the articles I've been wanting to blog about of late: Swimming Without A Suit (NY Times Op-Ed, Thomas Friedman): An excellent piece about the failure of the American education system...