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Degrees of Separation

When President Trump declared, “I love the poorly educated,” the highly educated could only cackle. Despite (or perhaps because of) their credentials, they couldn’t see that their derision was driving ...

Tackling ‘Placetimematter’

When last year’s PISA international school-test results revealed that United States public schools lagged further behind countries like Finland and Korea, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan declared that this “brutal ...