Today's report on U.S. higher education
The ISI advises that "Parents of future undergraduates should consider this report's findings, keeping in mind that prestige does not pay off. U.S. News rankings offer some guidance, but it and others like it do not measure the most important aspect of undergraduate education: what students are actually taught and what they actually learn."
Meanwhile, this just in: English professors are detached from reality.
I'm still waiting for that list of colleges and universities I can safely pay my children's ways to for a good education with a minimal aberrant social scene. And waiting....
Until then, here's a book I'm ordering for myself and my kids: The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature. Nothing wrong with combining homeschooling and continuing education.