Saturday, June 4, 2011

Advisory Bored Reading List 06/04/2011

  • Nicole Brodeur in the Times thinks the Washington legislature missed the mark related to education in the most recent session.  We cut pay across the board, but didn't build in any accountability for performance, Perhaps, Brodeur thinks, we need to lower our expectations for schools.  

  • PayPal tycoon Peter Thiel has started to award his 20 Under 20 scholarship, $100,000 to skip college for now and venture out to start an innovative business instead.  Thiel has been in the news lately for his thoughts on the education bubble and what he considers a lack of innovation.  

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.