Was It Worth It?

Katrina HS Grads

Guest blog post by Peter Cook   [caption id="attachment_2123" align="aligncenter" width="700"] New Orleans, LA--Aerial views of damage caused from Hurricane Katrina the day after the hurricane hit August 30, 2005.Photo by Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA[/caption]   I...

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Is our children learning?

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By Mary Nguyen Barry From yesterday’s op-ed in The Hill's Congress blog:   Hillary Clinton joins her Democratic presidential contenders in laying out a plan to create a new cap on student loan debt. ...

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If You Smell Something, Say Something

Realtor spokes

By Marianne Lombardo The ruse is up! We don’t have to PRETEND anymore! BUY your way into good schools for your kids! Check out this Realtor.com ad currently playing on TV:   “Our school...

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It’s Time for a “Higher Ed NAEP”

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By Mary Nguyen Barry Education Secretary Arne Duncan was right earlier this week when he said college access must go much further than college affordability. As he said, college access must also focus on...

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