No education researchers, college students, or faculty associations were consulted in the creation of the White House’s RTTT for higher ed. Just college presidents and a few foundations. That might explain why the policy’s main feature is a federal stick for public institutions that can’t reduce tuition by getting any carrots from state legislatures that fund them. Disconnected from reality and a bit of a no-win situation, wouldn’t you say?
Extra! Extra! The White House Announces Another Federal Education Non-Policy – Tenured Radical – The
I have repeatedly complained in this blog that the Obama administration has no education policy. Part of what is horrible about the Republican presidential field turning into a political version of the Human Centipede is that Barack Obama, Arne Duncan and the Democratic party, will not be challenge…