Day: December 19, 2011

The NEA: Union “Activists” as Diversicrats

Both of my parents were public school teachers, and through them I gained an appreciation of the value of teachers’ unions. Though the NEA and AFT can sometimes frustrate public education reforms, they play a critical role in giving teachers a seat at the table in setting education policies. Indeed, perhaps the most objectionable aspect […]

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What Do the Law Schools Think They’re Doing?

Crossposted from The New York Times featured an excellent news story Sunday by David Segal on the costly white elephant that is legal education in America. He describes how law school is expensive because of government-enforced accreditation standards that prevent law schools from containing costs even if they wanted to (and in truth, most […]

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