Daring to Look Behind the Curtain: The Drop-Out Crisis Redux

“‘Only four out of ten U.S. children finish high school, only one out of five who finish high school goes to college’”—does this sound familiar? Possibly at least echoed in the 2012 State of the Union Address by President Obama, who made this charge regarding U.S. public education?: “We also know that when students don’t […]

BAMN (By any Means Necessary) wins affirmative action legal suit: fight moves to California

  The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today declared that Proposal 2 — Ward Connerly’s ban on affirmative action—is unconstitutional.  Affirmative action is again legal in admissions to Michigan’s public universities.  The two to one ruling came in a suit filed by the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant […]