- "What Freakonomics did in raising our collective economic literacy, this book does for the economics of schooling." -Kate Walsh, President, National Council on Teacher Quality
Tag Archives: Michael Petrilli
Welcome to the Profit of Education website. Continuing the conversation begun in the book Profit of Education, we discuss the latest economic evidence on education reform.
Over at Flypaper, Michael Petrilli makes a great point. Birth rates fell precipitously during the Great Recession, as birth rates usually do during hard economic times. In fact, from their 2007 peak births fell by 9 percent. Mike points out that if … Continue reading
Micheal Petrilli over at Education Gadfly blogged “College isn’t for everyone. Let’s stop pretending it is.” This is one of those statements that everyone agrees is true, but no one wants to hear said. Listeners are all too ready to read this … Continue reading
Mike Petrilli makes a point and raises a question about progress in teaching math in Education Next and Fordham’s Flypaper. One of the great mysteries of modern-day school reform is why we’re seeing such strong progress (in math at least, … Continue reading