Education Policy

The College Admissions Scandal Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Most people have probably heard the details of the recent college admission bribery scandal, so I won’t repeat them. If you need a quick reminder, there is an excellent summary here. Though many of the court cases are ongoing, enough people have plead guilty, both as givers of bribes and as recipients, that we can …

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What’s the Purpose of Education?

One crucial step in creating the best possible education system is figuring out what you want that system to accomplish. While establishing goals sounds as if it should be simple, the process isn’t as easy as one might think. A recent Phi Beta Kappa poll  illustrates the problem: 45% of people surveyed said the primary purpose …

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