On the Educational Numerati & Picking the Wrong Measures in Education

I’m increasingly convinced that we are experiencing a measurement crisis in modern education. Big data is here to stay. Analytics is here to stay. The algorithmic revolution is well underway. Continue Reading →

Show Me What You Measure in Your School, and I’ll Tell You What You Value

Show me what you measure in your school, and I’ll tell you what you value. I’ve written about related topics in the past, but this post at the Acton Academy Continue Reading →

Audit Calls on WGU to Return $713 Million to the DOE & The Policy Innovation Opportunity this Creates

The Department of Education’s Office of the Inspector General audit report of Western Governor’s University is, mostly likely unintentionally, an attack on higher education access and opportunity, but we can Continue Reading →

Does The College That You Attend Signify Your Excellence as a Learner?

“I go to Harvard University, so it is fair to say that I am one of the best learners in this country.” I don’t watch much television, but feeling a Continue Reading →