[Ed1] I will definitely have to read this to Lain when she starts kindergarten next year.
[Ed2] Your regular reminder that the science on school start times couldn’t be clearer.
[Ed3] Jennifer Gonzalez looks at academic redshirting and its eventual effects.
[Ed4] Educationrealist had a breakthrough in math class. I almost never asked for teacher help, even when I could have used it. Of course, when I didn’t understand something it was usually because I was not paying attention and that doesn’t put you on a teacher’s good side.
[Ed5] Lawrence Belluci writes of his experience in a post-modern PhD program.
[Ed6] Benjamin Wermund looks at how college ranking promote economic inequality. I’m not sure if they are disease, symptom, or a key component of a reinforcement loop. I think the latter.
[Ed7] I’d like to take the other side of this bet.
[Ed8] French schools apparently have the option between a 4 and 4.5 day week. Interesting that they choose to take Wednesday off instead of Friday or Monday. I like it most of the time, but makes weekend trips harder.
[Ed9] Being a music major is really only an issue if she didn’t have requisite experience. I’m surprised somebody thought to scrub it.