Filter & Sort

Closing the Curtain

Colleges and the future of local, regional, avant-garde, radical and experimental theater.

Cover of The Education Myth by Jon Shelton

Academics and ‘The Education Myth’

Is investing in higher education truly the best path for reducing inequality and building a broad middle class?

Friday Fragments

Intellectual diversity, admissions by lottery and a thank-you note.

Rebuilding the Academy of the 1970s

How can we recover the intellectual dynamism of that much-maligned decade?

The March of Folly

Why dubious educational ideas and practices catch on and persist.

Stop Being Polite and Start Getting Real

Don’t let students get away with a writing performance. Have them do the real thing.