Education

Federal Financing of Predatory Higher Education

November 6, 2017

On a Friday night in October, the Department of Education delayed by two more years the implementation of rules issued by the Obama Administration that would have governed the process for considering students’ claims that they were defrauded by for-profit colleges. By prevailing on these claims, they would be entitled to discharge of the federal…

Education and Democracy

October 17, 2017

Anna Deavere Smith, American actress, playwright, and professor, once said, “Art convenes. It is not just inspirational. It is aspirational. It pricks the walls of our compartmentalized minds, opens our hearts and makes us brave.” In that spirit, can we “prick the walls of our compartmentalized minds” and bring heart and courage to reflections on…