Obama names Duke prof to humanities post

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A Duke professor who made national headlines last year in announcing plans to turn grading over to her students has been nominated by President Barack Obama to a…

Seen on Slate.com: E Is for Fail

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The school board in Mount Olive, N.J., will get rid of the D grade starting this fall, in an effort to raise the standards for graduation. From now on, any student whose average… Read more »

The Public Option

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Shortly after last week’s column appeared, I headed out to Iowa City to attend — and, as the occasion required, to pontificate at — a gathering called Platforms for Public Scholars. Sponsored by… Read more »

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