Localist Roundup: Walmarts of Higher Education

By Josiah Duran for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC
http://www.frontporchrepublic.com/2013/12/localist-roundup-walmarts-higher-education/

Happy New Year!

Tomorrow, the Affordable Care Act takes full effect.

In other news, this piece looks at Census Bureau statistics and analyzes population shift in the States. The article is concerned primarily about seats in the House of Representatives, but the population shifts and interesting of themselves. And speaking of Americans moving (in a more literal sense), here’s a story that’s only newsworthy in America’s Finest News Source.

In Redlands, California there’s a high school that identifies as a “place based approach to learning.” But in higher education, there are worries that a drive for efficiency has resulted in forgetfulness as to what really helps students learn. This article tells the story.

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