This space explores issues in public education policy, and it advocates for a commitment to and a re-examination of the democratic purposes of schools. If there is some urgency in the message, it is due to the current reform efforts that are based on a radical re-invention of education, now spearheaded by a psychometric blitzkrieg of "metastasizing testing" aimed at dismantling a public education system that took almost 200 years to build. JH August, 2005
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
A Few of Wall Street's Columbia and Harvard Whores
The ivy walls of academe have been breached. No, it didn't take any horde of barbarians, just a wheelbarrow of cash, left at the door of university presidents and professors from once-esteemed schools such as the Harvard Business School, Harvard School of Economics, and the Columbia Business School. A couple of clips here from the Oscar-winning documentary, Inside Job.
See below Frederick Mishkin, Professor Columbia Business School and his dean, Glenn Hubbard:
See below John Campbell, Chair of the Harvard Economics Department