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January 24, 2020
Peter Pomerantsev's This Is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality demonstrates that one variety of globalization is compatible with economic protectionism, cultural isolationism and an obsession with national sovereignty, Scott McLemee writes.
January 23, 2020
Jeff Gold, Roy Stripling and Michal Kurlaender describe a program that encourages professors to use tools offering specifics about the academic trajectories of their students to help facilitate those students' paths to a college degree.
January 22, 2020
Opening up Pell Grants to short-term training is a promising idea, but changes are needed to prevent unintended consequences for equity, writes Jim Jacobs.

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January 24, 2020
While the balance of reconciling ideals and practical action will never be fulfilled, we would do well to remember the importance of ideals in our everyday lives.
January 24, 2020
A drop-everything moment.
January 23, 2020
Distance learning and the new anti-telecommuting policies for federal workers.

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January 9, 2020
If you actually want to help people, then ask others to do something, writes Alex Small.
January 8, 2020
Any proposal to spend federal dollars on higher education should concentrate on those who actually need the help, for otherwise it is money wasted, argues David Kirp.
January 7, 2020
The many bottlenecks that the commercial monopoly on research information has imposed are stimulating new strategies, write James W. Weis, Amy Brand and Joi Ito.
January 6, 2020
There are many reasons for the affliction, writes Jim Jump.
January 6, 2020
Students aren’t going to college just to get a job -- and that matters, write Michael B. Horn and Bob Moesta.

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