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Ditch Year Three? Rethinking Law School and the Practice of Law

September 04, 2013, 3:15 PM
Does innovation have a place in legal education and practice? (Elise Amendola/AP)

President Obama brought legal education reform into the spotlight recently when he said law school should be two years, not three. We’ll talk with legal innovators about what’s wrong with the teaching and practice of law, and how 21st century thinking and technology could help fix it.

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Will A Longer Academic Year Improve Our Schools?

June 19, 2013, 1:38 PM
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Across the country, including here in Massachusetts, schools are experimenting with a longer school year. But the accepted wisdom that a longer school year — and more time in school — leads to better academic results is actually not a given.

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How Universities Are Pursuing The Best, The Brightest–And The Wealthiest

May 08, 2013, 2:50 PM
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Harvard University in Cambridge in 2012. (AP)

The pursuit of prestige and revenue is clouding the mission of higher education in America — and raising questions about just how committed many colleges are to economic equality. That’s according to a report released today by the Washington-based New America Foundation.


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