[Ed1] Good on FIRE for doing the FIRE thing.
[Ed2] While you want a conviction rate above 0%, you probably want one below 100% too.
[Ed3] This strikes me as intuitively true to the point that I was probably guilty of it. Apart from a possible expectation that women need to accommodate, there is also the expectation they be polite if they don’t and so it’s easier to ask because they won’t yell at you.
[Ed5] If only there were ways to send people to schools based on on some criteria other than precisely where they live. But more seriously (because of course that’s not what Vox has in mind), while it make sense to throw statistics out for the South, a lot of people are going to come away with this with the impression that the problem is worse in the South than elsewhere. It isn’t. Also, questionable statistics.
[Ed6] Should teaching be political? Four perspectives. It can’t be entirely apolitical, but if it’s not minimized by effort, it can go in all sorts of directions.
[Ed7] Assessing what works in the classroom is really, really difficult.
[Ed8] Chinese education institutes are invading our campuses. Perhaps Russia should have tried this.
[Ed9] Relatedly, economic professors for hire!