Politics / Education
What is a Superdelegate?
by Dan Glenn | March 21 2016
Fun Fact from the 2008 Democratic Primary. Hillary Clinton finished with more votes than Barack Obama but he had more delegates than her. Neither had a majority of the popular vote nor the delegates. It was the superdelegates who broke 2-1 for Obama that gave him a 51-49 win in…
Beyond the Student Loan Bubble and the True Cost of Tuition
by Jeanne Roberts | November 7 2014
The Student Loan Bubble is real. According to an article that appeared recently in collegeboard.org, the cost of college tuition ranges widely, from a two-year degree at a community college for about $3,000 a year, to a four-year degree at a private college, which can run as much as $29,056…
Are The Common Core Standards Really That Bad?
by McCarly Belle | October 30 2014
Are the Common Core Standards really that bad? I believe not. The idea of having standards that are the same across the nation just makes common sense. I believe that no matter what state a student is educated, he/she should be learning the same content as students in other states…
How Starbucks Could Really Change the World
by Erin Ann McBride | July 30 2014
Starbucks wants to change retail employment and the future of education. On June 16th, Starbucks billionaire Howard Schultz announced that his company would pay for thousands of their workers to earn a bachelor’s degree through Arizona State University’s online degree program. While other employers are complaining that raising the minimum…