Here's what the editors of Schools of Thought are reading today:
Good: Why Stanford's Free Online Education Experiment Is Booming
More than 35,000 students complete Stanford's free Introduction to Artificial Intelligence course, turning in assignments and taking exams for a "badge of completion" instead of college credit.
New York Times Opinion: How About Better Parents?
Thomas Friedman says that parents who are focused on their children's education make a huge impact on their classroom success.
Education Week: Multi-Million Settlement Helps St. Louis Move Toward Accreditation
The St. Louis school district won a $96 million settlement from a desegregation lawsuit dating back to 1972. Now the district is finally free to use the funds to pay its debts, and possibly allow it regain accreditation.
San Antonio Express-News: Gen TX teaching kids to think, not memorize
An ad campaign about college life morphs into lessons that help high school students learn problem-solving in preparation for college or career.