kitchen table math, the sequel: ED in '08: America's Schools

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

ED in '08: America's Schools

This is terrific - having watched once, I would say that it's the YouTube version of The Race Between Education and Technology -- these two screen grabs especially:

I'm just beginning the section of the book on U.S. education, but the argument seems to be that the enormous advantage the U.S. had in number of citizens attaining high school degrees is the central source of our dominance of the world economy for so many years.

Steve Levitt summarizes The Race in 2 sentences
Jimmy graduates

The anemic response of skill investment to skill premium growth
The declining American high school graduation rate: Evidence, sources, and consequences
Pushy parents raise more successful kids

The Race Between Education and Technology book review
The Race Between Ed & Tech: excerpt & TOC & SAT scores & public loss of confidence in the schools
The Race Between Ed & Tech: the Great Compression
the Great Compression, part 2
ED in '08: America's schools
comments on Knowledge Schools
the future
the stick kids from mud island
educated workers and technology diffusion
declining value of college degree
Goldin, Katz and fans
best article thus far: Chronicle of Higher Education on The Race
Tyler Cowan on The Race (NY Times)
happiness inequality down...
an example of lagging technology diffusion in the U.S.

the Times reviews The Race, finally
IQ, college, and 2008 election
Bloomington High School & "path dependency"
the election debate that should have been

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