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January 18, 2017
Scott McLemee reviews Robert E. Denton Jr.’s scholarship on the American presidency, which highlights how immediately coping with the lack of any guidebook is one of the most urgent demands of the office.
January 17, 2017
We need to engage in a serious dialogue about our role in exacerbating the opportunity gap and our obligation to close it, argues Dan Greenstein.

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January 18, 2017
Film and protest.
January 18, 2017
“I need this class to stay on my parents’ health insurance.”
January 18, 2017
A librarian explains why grad students should consult her colleagues more often.

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May 6, 2008
Kevin Carey sees flaws in the increasingly international business of rating colleges -- but also sees legitimate reasons for the comparisons.
May 5, 2008
The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2008 the International Year of Languages. Koïchiro Matsuura, director-general of UNESCO, has said: “Languages are indeed essential to the identity of groups and individuals and to their peaceful coexistence. They constitute a strategic factor of progress towards sustainable development and a harmonious relationship between the global and the local context.” To achieve these goals, cultures and languages can and should play a central role at all levels of education.
May 2, 2008
As the economy reels from the housing crisis, lawmakers should act now to ensure that higher education is not next, Richard Vedder and Andrew Gillen argue.
May 1, 2008
While opposing the push to regulate endowment spending, Sharon Herzberger writes that institutions of means could make more of a difference for low-income students beyond their own campuses.

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