“Are minority students harmed by affirmative action?” Matt Chingos explains why the mismatch theory in affirmative action in higher education is often misleading. (Chalkboard/Brookings Institution)
Waivers and race. Among the states that have been given waivers to No Child Left Behind, how many have set academic performance targets by race? This interactive map explains. (Education Nation)
Faulty math. Sesame Street’s beloved Count von Count loses count on his way to one billion. But can you blame him? 999,999,999 is a mouthful. (The Atlantic)
Jon Stewart takes on preK critics. Enough said. (The Daily Show)
Mimi Karabulut, ES communications intern, contributed to this post.