“If the Department of Education is to survive, it needs to make fundamental changes.”
History repeats itself, observes features columnist DJ Recny as he uses professorial anecdotes and historical events to navigate through life.
“A significant amount of Detroit’s population that has lived in the city for years won’t have the chance to fully participate in the city’s emerging meritocratic “brain economy,” in which jobs are limited to those with at least bachelor’s degrees.”
“Using an untested, unproven method all over the country is a risky and dangerous move. Educational standards should be created then reviewed and discussed with teachers, parents, students, and local governments around the country before they become the norm.”