Welcome to the forty-first edition of the Pivot Points and Pivot Points blog e-newsletter...
This Week's Post: Students Alone
The recent student loan deal is a necessary step, but only papers over larger economic problems with higher education financing that ought to be keeping us all
up at night...
What We're Reading: Surowiecki, Cepeda, Augustine, Porter
New Yorker columnist James Surowiecki explains why the real problem with low-wage jobs isn't low-wage employers...
Esther Cepeda of the Post discusses the four-letter word researchers say defines kids who escape generational poverty...
The former CEO of Lockheed and current chairman of NAS's review of US competitiveness makes the case for standardized testing...
...while New York Times reporter Eduardo Porter tracks findings that, tests or no, for many today, education is over before it starts...
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