Monthly Archives: March 2014

Why We Need a Stock Market for Individuals

Why We Need a Stock Market for Individuals What if you could buy shares of an individual’s income? Advertisements

Why College Athletes Are Not School Employees

Why College Athletes Are Not School Employees The National Labor Relations Board in Chicago has declared that Northwestern University athletes are school employees, sparking controversy.

When Considering the Best Bang for Your College Buck, Remember the Role of Social Capital

When Considering the Best Bang for Your College Buck, Remember the Role of Social Capital Does the college and the degree make the big income…or does social capital play a sizable role?

Beyond Creationism: Why School Vouchers are Bad

Beyond Creationism: Why School Vouchers are Bad The blogosphere is abuzz about school vouchers again after POLITICO reports that $1 billion in school vouchers are going to support the teaching of creationism and other anti-mainstream viewpoints.

Analyzing Rick Santorum

Analyzing Rick Santorum The ultraconservative of 2012 hints at a big 2016 comeback.  Is he fooling himself?

Professors’ Sting Operation on Brazen Plagiarist Reveals New Challenges for Higher Education

Professors’ Sting Operation on Brazen Plagiarist Reveals New Challenges for Higher Education A young woman on Craigslist publicly sought a similar-looking lady to take her college math placement test for her.  An online group of college professors and instructors decided to take matters into their own hands…

Why Free Community College Tuition is a Bad Idea

Why Free Community College Tuition is a Bad Idea Some states are now considering offering free community college tuition to improve their human capital and make themselves more attractive to investors and entrepreneurs.  Sadly, it might backfire: