Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Elizabeth Warren - The Two Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke

Elizabeth Warren - The Two Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke

U.S. Department of Education Proposes Rules to Cut off Federal Aid to For-Profit Colleges Whose Students are Not Profitable

Money, money, money. Did someone say "education"? How about "gainful employment"?

Cut off federal aid to for-profit colleges if their student graduates default on loans or do not earn enough money after graduation? Those are the rules proposed by the U.S. Education Department.

Eric Gorski of the AP discusses Proposed federal rules target for-profit colleges.

I think that we would be better off cutting the salaries of the incompetents that are elected to Congress. That would be a good place to start. After that, we should impose a salary ceiling on all executives in the country. If it works for sports, it will work for business. Then we can talk about absurd rules like this for colleges.

Grutter v. Bollinger? Does the University of Texas Use of Race and Ethnicity in Admissions Violate the Law? 5th Circuit to Decide on August 3, 201

Is this the case that will ultimately be used to challenge the Supreme Court diversity standard in Grutter v. Bollinger?

Joyce Jones in Appeals Court to Consider Use of Race in UT’s Admissions Policies writes:
"The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will consider today [August 3, 2010] whether the University of Texas at Austin’s use of race and ethnicity in its admissions policy violates the law."
Read the full article at DiverseEducation.com

What if College Tenure Dies? - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com

What if College Tenure Dies? - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com: "- Sent using Google Toolbar"

Sheet Music, Composers, Musicians and Copyrights

On the example of sheet music, David Pogue at the New York Times discusses what he labels No Easy Answers in the Copyright Debate.

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