By now, many of you who are applicants (or parents of applicants) for the Class of 2015 have received your admissions decisions. When The Times launched The Choice blog two years ago this week, one of the goals I set for it was to insure that applicants could put their fat and thin envelopes in some broader context.
Thiel, the hedge fund investor behind the financing of Facebook, argues that we are in the midst of a ‘higher-education bubble’ and that kids today aren’t getting their money’s worth. Goldstein shows how the debt can be a real problem especially for kids who don’t finish school...
Are the following statements true or false? *Students’ knowledge and skills can be assessed by a sample of content that makes up a 45-question test. *High test scores of students at any particular school prove that there is high student achievement and quality teaching at the institution...