Elana Zak

Why America’s Education Isn’t Worth the Money (INFOGRAPHIC)

TweetThe United States of America spends more money on education than any other nation in the world. Yet one out of four high school students still don’t graduate and 7,000 high schoolers drop out every day. In fact, the U.S. … Continue reading

The Adjunct Project aims to promote transparency in higher ed

TweetA new U.S. website, The Adjunct Project, is looking for data on how adjunct, or contingent, faculty are treated at institutes of higher education. The best part about this is that anyone can submit data. There’s a fairly simple form … Continue reading

Data: BBC reveals locations of proposed new primary school academies

TweetBBC Radio 4′s The Report has done a nice bit of investigative journalism and revealed “the locations of 173 English primary schools the government wants to convert into academies.” Here’s the data The Report collected. The full report will air tonight, 16 February, … Continue reading

Didn’t catch Gove’s answers to #AskGove? Read our Storify summary

TweetA few weeks ago, we blogged about how the Education Committee was soliciting questions from the public to ask Michael Gove via Twitter. Did you miss the actual committee meeting where Gove answered the questions? Well, there are a few … Continue reading