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“Ir” relevant history? – Academia Makes Historians Irrelevant

In a recent Chronicle article, Professor Anthony T. Grafton of Princeton University argues that history departments all over the country need to do better by their graduate students. Since the 1970s the rate of PhD production in the field of … Continue reading

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Relevant History – Holly Petreaus Talks About For-Profit Colleges and the Military

Its education week again at NBC so what better time to point out some of the continuing abuses of for profit secondary education. NPR had a story today interviewing Holly Petreaus, wife of the current CIA director and anti-insurgency specialist … Continue reading

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College For All – Too Expensive?

We all know that if college for all is a goal, then the costs must be kept in check. Earlier we had discussed the relative value of a college education for everyone. Basic supply and demand suggest that if everyone … Continue reading

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College for All – Myth?

Is college for all a myth?┬áSalon.com’s Micahel Lind recently discussed the relative value of a college education for the work force, and how the country came to the consensus that college was for everyone. Lind has the cajones, to use … Continue reading

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