Educational Scalability

Richard Posner [Hat tip]:

Finally, I am not clear what we should think the problem of American education (below the college level) is. Most children of middle-class (say upper quartile of households, income starting at $80,000) Americans are white or Asian and attend good public or private schools, usually predominantly white. The average white . . . → Read More: Educational Scalability

A Nation of Cynics

“A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.”

—Oscar Wilde

Here’s an interesting story:

I had no idea that in 2001 an elementary school in New Jersey became America’s first public school “to sell naming rights to a corporate sponsor,” Sandel writes. “In exchange for a . . . → Read More: A Nation of Cynics