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Los Angeles Unified School District Drops Millions on iPads, Gets Burned image

  “Come on, Daddy needs a new education curriculum!” A friend sent this link to me earlier this week, on a deal between Apple and The Los Angeles Unified School District: LAUSD Apple iPad Deal This is akin to a bad football team buying fancier, flashier jerseys in a bid to play better on the …

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Underdogs in Education (Part 1): For-Profit Schools as a Case Study in Game Theory

This is Part 1 of a Two-Part Post on Education in America. David and Goliath, one of the most well-known stories in the bible, provides a good framework for evaluating competition between asymmetrical combatants. When you’re an underdog, you don’t win by playing by the book. You have to take risks and embrace schemes that may increase …

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