?Preparing For an Unknown Future
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Our 4 million kinders will leave public school in 2029 having spent more than 16,000 hours of their lives doing mandatory classroom time, and if they are lucky, they will enter the job market sometime in the 2030s. If we have any hope of doing right by the 4 million students in the class of 2029, then the time for change is now. This fall, nearly 4 million children are starting kindergarten, enough 5 year olds to simultaneously fill every seat in every NBA arena in the country for five weeks in a row. They will be joining the other 47 million students already in U.S. Maybe.
Like it or not, Trump is the next president — Now, here’s how he can improve higher ed
The Hechinger Report
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
States that will soon follow in abandoning all their public higher education funding include my own state of Louisiana in 2027, Massachusetts and Rhode Island in 2029, Arizona in 2030, and the list goes on. Photo: Meredith Kolodner. It’s official: we have a new president. Whatever your politics, the decision has been made by the American people. Higher Ed Opinion
Can You Feel It?
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
My Nephews, Alex and Brody : Class of 2029 Last night, I wore my Mom hat as I accompanied my son to his Freshman Orientation. When I was a middle school principal, we often hosted visitors to our school. One of the best compliments I ever received from them was about how the school "felt". But, I was always missing concrete data for how it "felt". There it is again. It's the same worry.