Brian Tamanaha of Balkinization muses about the economic costs of going to law school, weighing that against the want for a broad-based education fit for the future “leaders of America”. Fast forward a hundred years: Today annual tuition at private law schools is between $30,000 and $50,000. The total cost of a legal education (including… [Read More]
The New York Times has a full lesson planning guide on how one might get students involved in comparing the two recent earthquakes in Chile and Haiti. Overview | How do the earthquakes in Chile and Haiti compare? In this lesson, students perform a gallery walk to learn more about the earthquakes from a specific… [Read More]
Isn’t school supposed to be good for you? Belief in the paranormal — from astrology to communicating with the dead — increases during college, rising from 23 percent among freshmen to 31 percent in seniors and 34 percent among graduate students. (hat tip: John Hawks) Believing in Aliens is one thing, but ghosts?