Lessons in Education from South Carolina?

My home state of South Carolina has achieved a regrettable pop-culture status as the focus of recurring jokes on Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show. But as I discussed in a scholarly piece in the late 1990s, criticism of SC is not uncommon; in fact, part of my discussion over a decade ago centered on candidates […]

Take Big Business Out of Education

I’m not waiting for Superman. Waiting for Superman, Davis Guggenheim’s new educational film is presently receiving a media blitz. Is big business behind its success?