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What’s (not) to come. Eight percent of education insiders see an ESEA reauthorization in the next year. Fifty percent see it happening after 2015. (Whiteboard Advisors)
Reeks of Teresa Sullivan’s failed ousting at UVA. West Virginia’s State Superintendent of Schools, Jorea Marple, was fired today during a routine board meeting. Two board members who opposed the decision have also resigneContinue Reading »
Every year, the top college football teams rake in millions of dollars through lucrative bowl game appearances. But while these contests significantly raise a school’s profile and give national attention to a few superstar athletes, only about half of those playing in the games will actually leave school with a degree.
There is, however, some variability among the academic performaContinue Reading »
It’s going to be a busy fall for Tim Tebow. The quarterback for the University of Florida football team—the defending national champion—is expected to contend for the Heisman Trophy, his team kicks off its season this Saturday, and he’s set to graduate with a degree in Family, Youth, and Community Service in December.
Good thing he isn’t letting academics inContinue Reading »
A week or so ago InsideHigherEd.com posed the question: Football is everything?
The Nike ad of the same name (sin question mark) doesn’t just assure us that yes, football is everything but also reminds us of some of our finest stereotypes about student athletes and high schools. Classrooms filled with young strong men garbed in game-day uniforms (it’s not clear that there areContinue Reading »