Dicta

The home of “things said” by the National Association of Scholars.

Invitation to Comment on the Proposed Rescinding of the Gainful Employment Rule

NAS

The Department of Education has proposed to rescind the "Gainful Employment Rule." 

Columbia Teachers College Study is Broad and Subjective

Marilee Turscak

The Columbia Teachers College's new study, College Educational Quality, aims to assess academic quality in higher education. The research methods, however, merit much questioning.

Common Core State Standards: Student Assessments

William H. Young

Willliam Young examines methods of assessing student achievement under CCSS.

Time Out On Extra Test Time

Glenn Ricketts

A Dartmouth undergrad thinks his extra test time gave him an unfair advantage over high school classmates.

Imported Bologna

Ashley Thorne

A bad American idea that went to Europe and came back worse.