Tag: HIGHER EDUCATION

Idaho’s education leadership gets spread too thin

By most measures, Idaho public schools need improvement. The causes or blame for these problems are many. Sharing responsibility are administrators, teachers, legislators and other state officials. Like it or not, some of the responsibility can also be placed on parents and students. The catalyst for bringing all of these various factors together and recommending […]

What India can learn from China’s rise in higher education

The award of the prestigious Fields medal to a Stanford University mathematician of Indian origin, Akshay Venkatesh, four years after Manjul Bhargava won the coveted award has once again led to the familiar lament about India’s lack of academic talent and its scarcity of world-class institutions. Shortly after gaining independence, India saw the birth of […]