Friday, August 20, 2010

Links for 8/20/10

Neal McCluskey
there is copious, taxpayer-funded rot under America’s abundant ivy
Bill Gates via Quentin Hardy
The effect of R&D is near zero (in education). That is a market failure.
Rich Karlgaard
Self-learning rules. We are at the beginning of the Death of Credentials. The ROI for 95% of college educations will be negative.
Ilana Kowarski
a record-high percentage of high-school graduates who took the ACT met all four of the exam's college-readiness benchmarks—although the average composite score dipped slightly.

Twenty-four percent of the class of 2010 met all ACT College Readiness Benchmarks...

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