Tag Archives: higher education

GAO Report: Yes, student debt is growing problem

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) In case anyone needed additional information to counter the Brookings-fed meme that “Americans who borrowed to finance their education are no worse off today than they were a generation ago”, theU.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution analysis on student debt becoming a farce

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) I have previously written about the deeply flawed Brookings Institution analysis on student debt with its oft-repeated lede: These data indicate that typical borrowers are no worse off now than they were a generation ago … Continue reading

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On ECAR data and ed tech purgatory

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) Recently I wrote a post about many ed tech products being stuck in pilots without large-scale adoption. In our consulting work Michael and I often help survey institutions to discover what technologies are being used within … Continue reading

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Pilots: Too many ed tech innovations stuck in purgatory

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) Steve Kolowich wrote an article yesterday in the Chronicle that described the use of LectureTools, a student engagement and assessment application created by faculty member Perry Sampson at the University Michigan. These two paragraphs jumped out at me. … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Board backs up e-Literate in criticism of Brookings report on student debt

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) I have been very critical of the Brookings Institution report on student debt, particularly in my post “To see how illogical the Brookings Institution report on student loans is, just read the executive summary”. D’oh! … Continue reading

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