Recent Articles by Eric Schulzke
Published: Thursday, August 28, 2014 8:47 am MDT
With flexible programs aimed at working adults, for-profit colleges have become both a beacon of hope and a lightning rod of controversy.
Published: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:01 am MDT
The school district in Los Angeles announced last week that it was exempting itself from the state's controversial parent trigger law, based on a federal waiver which exempts the law from federal sanctions for ...
Published: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:59 am MDT
Only 5 percent of people who start a free online "massive open enrollment course" finish it, a fact often cited as a weakness. But is that really the measure of success?
Published: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:57 am MDT
While making student loans bankruptcy-friendly became a cause cÉlÈbre on the left in the wake of Occupy Wall Street, in recent weeks the notion has found some support on the right as well.
Published: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 8:54 pm MDT
As schools push for ever stronger academic performance, a key element to mental sharpness may be getting lost in the mix. Can Finland teach American schools the social and psychological importance of the playgr...
Published: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 12:48 pm MDT
Washington Post business columnist Michelle Singletary wants you to pay off any student loans you have as fast as you possibly can, even if it means living rent free with friends or relatives.
Published: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:57 am MDT
Temple announced this week that is offering an alternate entrance path that sidesteps standardized tests like the ACT and SAT. Students who ditch the exam need to show good high school GPA and be in the top 10 ...
Published: Monday, August 4, 2014 2:23 pm MDT
A new study out of the University of Arkansas argues that charter schools produce a significantly high return on investment when compared to traditional public schools.
Published: Saturday, August 2, 2014 2:38 pm MDT
After 15 years of mostly gentle persuasion, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has announced that it is partnering with a major law firm on an aggressive litigation strategy to address First Amen...
Published: Friday, August 1, 2014 11:57 am MDT
Former CNN anchor Campbell Brown was on hand with the group she organized in New York on Monday as they filed suit to invalidate the state's teacher tenure laws.