Education advisors to presidential candidates set to debate

by David Hursh On October 21, the education advisors to the presidential candidates will face off in a debate at Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City. The debate will feature Lisa Graham Keegan, former Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction and adviser to Senator John McCain (R-AZ), and Linda Darling-Hammond, the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University and advisor… Read more →

Teaching, learning and fiscal resource tensions in higher education

Teaching, learning and fiscal resource tensions in higher education

by Andrew Wall The downward trend of the stock market, coupled with Presidential candidate rhetoric associated with a national financial crisis echoes through my mind as I think about the near term future of higher education. There is no question that fiscal resource tensions, or the constriction of available resources, is going to be an issue for higher education into… Read more →