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Innovation required at the higher education level

December 28,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, the president of UMBC is a thoughtful dynamic leader and an educationist, says: much of what is mostly plaguing the minority youth in terms of the higher education is the mastering of the necessary skills that are needed to comprehend in terms of the critical thinking and sciences. Teaching math to the undeserved communities will serve the purpose of identifying the key problems and in the process also offer some nuance solutions to get positive consequences in the right time. Dr. Hrabowski is the co-founder of Meyerhoff Scholars Program for minority students who achieve more by being … (more) December 28, 2011

Hoover institute’s initiative to improve US educational system

December 24,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Koret task force project publishes a list of best and worst events of American educational system. It is coordinated by a research fellow of Hoover, Mr. Williamson M. Evers. According to him, the task force undertakes the evaluation and analysis of every small laws, changes, events, studies as well as programs in education throughout the year to create this list. The list further goes on to show the reforms that have already been brought about and the places of improvement that needs to be considered. The topmost education event as per this list is strengthening the idea of selecting a … (more) December 24, 2011

Higher education the best way to fix economy

December 18,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Arne Duncan, the US Secretary of Education stressed on the fact that for an economy to flourish and prosper, it is important that the youth of the country should be well-educated. He laid great emphasis on post-secondary education as that is the sure and successful way to economic and professional success for the individual as well as for the nation at large. This is one of the reasons that the craze for taking education loans is increasing over the years. People are aspiring for higher education to make a better future for themselves as well as for their nation. According … (more) December 18, 2011

Is the US public school system the largest problem in the nation

December 14,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Talking about the same issue, the Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul also criticized the education system and also offered an immediate solution in the form of limiting the role of federal department in the public education sector. Paul also mentioned that there is no money in the education fund and the various education departments are outdoing their business. This makes the US public sick of the US educational systems as a whole. Similarly, the Texas Governor Rick Perry spoke about his recent plans on getting rid of the department of education in US entirely. He said; he wants to eliminate … (more) December 14, 2011

Higher education in US is about to get a facelift geographically

December 11,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Several people attended the lecture at the Union that was tentatively titled as “geography in the changing world of higher education: opportunities and challenges.” Mazey holds a doctorate in geography and presented her view point as to what attracted her in the field of geography. The fact that this is the only subject in higher education that also links the social sciences and physical sciences has led her to study the subject.  Also present in the lecture was Duane Nellis. He mentioned that whenever he takes a look at the higher education system of US today, he finds the look … (more) December 11, 2011