The Week That Was: GOOD Education

The Week That Was.

Do you always check e-mail before doing anything else? We examined warning signs of information overload and found ourselves guilty as charged. When it comes to technology, it turns out that kids are having trouble setting boundaries, too.

We wanted to know: Where the smart people at? There was some disagreement about how to best locate the smartest concentration of people.

Shamus Khan, a professor of sociology at Columbia University, weighed in on how college admission is race-conscious but need-blind.

Nikhil Swaminathan asked whether charter schools should be pushing college as an end goaland whether college majors influence political beliefs.

City Year wrote about the power of life lessons learned through service.

And finally, Brendan Lowe, in his weekly installment of Mind the Gap, wrote about teachers grading their own students' exams.

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