Monthly Archives: August 2011

University of the People- NYTimes article

the New York Times profiled Haiti’s University of the People in a recent article (link here).  This is a terrific example of open sourced, crowdsourced, education that uses technology to efficiently deliver education.  It will be interesting to keep an … Continue reading

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WSJ: Saving The Nation’s Schools

Interesting editorial by Stephen Brill in the Wall Street Journal (link here).  He discusses the lack of systemic support for training, motivating, and compensating good teachers and how it leads to burnout for the top performers and encourages below average … Continue reading

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University Tuition Outpaces Inflation

Tuition is again a topic of discussion in the state of Michigan as the average academic fees for a year now top $10,000 (see article here).  Yet, there remains a zero sum outlook by many of the critiques, this article … Continue reading

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