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Schools aren’t preparing freelancers and entrepreneurs

Schools aren’t preparing freelancers and entrepreneurs

[I’m back. I took an actual winter break. It was awesome. I highly encourage it!] Freelancing is on the rise, with perhaps as many as a third of American workers now engaged in some kind of freelancing work. Of course this has enormous implications for…

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What helps students get good jobs?

What helps students get good jobs?

The latest results from Phi Delta Kappa’s annual poll… Check out standardized tests versus real-world projects in the image below. [cross-posted at Dangerously Irrelevant]

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Which schools are the true ‘miracles?’

Which schools are the true ‘miracles?’

Let’s imagine that we lived in an era in which change was occurring incredibly rapidly. An era in which our information landscape was undergoing drastic transformations into new, previously-unimaginable forms. An era in which our economic landscape was destroying rock-solid, stable livelihoods due to threats…

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