Wouldn't it be great if someone in the federal government made a clarion call about the environment in which public education takes place?
The government's good intentions can all too often lead enthusiastic state officials to drive the school reform bus off a cliff.
Leadership is required from policymakers at the federal, state and institutional levels.
Providing a national standard that evaluates the basic skills of all students on an equal plane is not a political issue, but a global reality.
Books, like information and freedom of expression, are the oxygen with which an individual and a society can breathe.
Community college success depends not on how many students enroll, but how many complete.
It seems clear that higher education needs an overhaul.
All too often, they are left out of conversations, news stories, policy discussions and research.
No Child Left Behind might finally be sent to the trash heap of legislative history.
New data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics show that the rate of assault is lower on campuses than off.