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Having a myriad of children is becoming a risk

We owe Froebel the kindergarten. While we can possibly refrain from Froebels pathos, we can not ignore the encompassing concern of society

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Theory and Education

“Is Theory Critical?” was a question recently put to some of us publicly. I myself interpreted this question institutionally and practically: how

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How to Defend the Humanities

Who needs the Humanities today? Everyone does. Otherwise we give up all hope for freedom, social justice, and general human development in

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The future of universities

University has not always been the unwieldy bureaucratic machine that it is now. From the end of the eighteenth century onwards, European

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The Diminishing Returns of Higher Education

The facts are indisputable: the cost of attending American universities has risen far faster than people’s incomes, forcing an increasing portion of

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Crisis in American Higher Education

This year it's estimated that the global top 1% owns more than 50% of the world's private wealth. The answer to this

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The student debt crisis is overblown

College education in America is an increasingly expensive investment. The full sticker price (tuition, fees, room, and board) of a bachelor’s degree

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The Decline of American Public Higher Education

When J. Robert Oppenheimer went to grad school in the 1920s, the brightest American physics students had to go to Europe to

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Higher Education Crisis: Causes and Solutions

American higher education faces an unprecedented crisis. To fully comprehend its nature, one must place it in the broader context of the

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Rising College Costs and Prices

The United States is the only nation where heated discussions about college expenses and student loan debts surpass public attention to the

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