Day: April 19, 2013

Preferences for Gays (and Gay Pretenders)?

Two trains carrying loads of conflicting values, requirements, and prohibitions affecting college admissions and hiring are hurtling rapidly toward each other, but no one seems aware of the impending collision. On one track,  the Supreme Court is probably poised to impose new restrictions on race- and ethnicity-conscious policies in Fisher v. University of Texas and […]

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California’s MOOC Myopia

California legislators appear smitten with Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). In response to the high demand for classes and long waiting lists in California’s public colleges and universities, they have proposed a bill that would force schools to give credit for faculty-approved online courses completed by students unable to enroll in lower-division courses. Unfortunately, the […]

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