“But don’t all US alumni give back to their university?”

by Stephen Tall on April 19, 2013

The publication this week of the latest UK university fundraising figures gives me a timely excuse to dust down this #QTWTAIN. There’s a common assumption that pretty much all alumni at US universities (and certainly the elite Ivy League) give (…)

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Today’s Link-Love: April 19, 2013

by Stephen Tall on April 19, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… The London schools mystery | FT data .@XtopherCook on “The London schools mystery” via @FTdata > http://on.ft.com/11nvCi8 Extended school time | Toolkit | The Education Endowment Foundation Extended school time – just (…)

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Liberal Hero of the Week #35: Rick Perry, Republican Governor of Texas

by Stephen Tall on April 19, 2013

Liberal Hero of the Week is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum. The series showcases those who promote any of the four liberal tenets identified in The Orange Book — economic, personal, political and social liberalism — regardless of party affiliation and from beyond Westminster. If they stick up […]