Category Archives: WBUR/Cognoscenti

Mind the Gap: How Education Inequality Holds Us Back

My post at WBUR’s Cognoscenti: The achievement gap is more than a symptom of growing inequality in the United States — it’s one of the causes as well.  Inequality is rising on many fronts in the United States. The gap … Continue reading

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Can We Get Kids Off the College Admissions Hamster Wheel?

Here’s a piece I just posted at WBUR’s Cognoscenti. It’s a real proposal for an experiment that I think could “work” in the sense that no matter what the outcome, we would gain useful information with no real harm (or … Continue reading

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Preschool Paradox II

This is a version of my Preschool Paradox which I’ve posted at WBUR’s new online magazine, Cognoscenti. It’s a bit more “suitable for work” than my earlier screedy blog iteration. I’ve just started as a contributor at Cognoscenti and it’s got some good voices … Continue reading

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