Kindergarten Matters

Several months ago, we asked if law school was a good investment. Now we can ask the same question about kindergarten. Saying that adult outcomes count while test scores do not, Harvard economist Raj Chetty and 5 colleagues researched the…

Is Law School A Good Investment?

Looking at a paper by law school professor Herwig Schlunk reminded me that attending law school is similar to inventing a new machine. Both require an initial investment, both take several years to complete, and both will generate a private…

Change in South Africa?

Last night the Oprah special on the Leadership Institute for Girls was on TV. I only saw the last 20 minutes, but I was amazed at the project she put together. These girls were so excited to go to school.…