“Step inside, it’s a wild ride!” Check out this artist’s perception of what the students of the Magic School Bus would look like in a collegiate setting. (Tumblr, h/t Huffington Post)
Spell check. 1,400 Radford University graduates received diplomas that were less than satisfactory. The school issued diplomas that misspelled “Virginia” and “thereto.” (The Virginian-Pilot)
A worthwhile education? In 1970 only two percent of college graduates drove taxis, but today the number has risen to 15 percent; Peter Orszag looks at employment rates and the value of higher education. (Bloomberg)
Tolerance and LGBT rights. The Southern Poverty Law Center provides a sample lesson plan for teaching children in grades K-5 about the history of LGBT rights, arts, and activism. (The Southern Poverty Law Center)
Anne Mishkind, ES policy intern, contributed to this report.