There are some pretty interesting alternative degree programs, for example, College for America, which is a “competency-based” program that offers a Bachelor’s degree for $10,000, a price point for higher education that few institutions have been able to reach. … Read the article.
A quick discourse on being dishonest:
I’ve heard way too many stories recently of people both young and old either missing out on their dreams or living in misery because they refuse to be honest with themselves. … Read the article.
School is boring. School is useless. School doesn’t teach you anything. … Read the article.
The knowledge-principle-action framework is a way to take mere data or information and turn it into substantial change. … Read the article.
A hypothetical: Let’s say that as you wake up and get ready for class tomorrow morning, I walk up to you with your degree or diploma (whatever you’re currently studying for), and I hand it to you, signed and valid. … Read the article.
Benjamin Franklin was only formally educated up to age 10 when he was forced to leave school and work for his family’s business. … Read the article.
What is school for?
We could dive into the history of public (and private) education since the industrial revolution and analyze policy decisions by state legislatures to get an answer to this question, but that varies heavily from state to state, school to school, and era to era. … Read the article.