The Strange Case of Professor Veldhuis
Another adjunct loses his job for no reason—this time in the middle of the semester.
The King of MOOCs Abdicates the ThroneSebastian Thrun and Udacity’s “pivot” toward corporate training.
Death of a ProfessorAn 83-year-old French instructor’s undignified death became a cause célèbre for exploited academics. But what really happened to Margaret Mary Vojtko?
Buyer Beware the Bargain-Basement B.A.!Those $10,000 degrees and “competency-based” models are not the solution.
Schooled: Does Class Size Matter?The formula for a successful school is more complicated than the teacher-pupil ratio.
Schooled: How to Choose a SchoolA discussion about navigating the many measures of public school quality.
Schooled: The Smartest Kids in the WorldDana Goldstein talks with author Amanda Ripley on Slate’s new education podcast.
Why I Stopped Writing Recommendation Letters for Teach for AmericaAnd why my colleagues should do the same.