American society is obsessed with a single route to success. We tell our children they must get high SAT scores, attend selective colleges, get bachelor’s degrees and get high paying jobs to have a successful life. They go through 12 years of incessant testing, test-prep lessons and test mania, as if tests were the key […]
Author Archives: James E. Rosenbaum
James E. Rosenbaum is professor of sociology, education, and social policy, and research fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University and also co-author, with Caitlin E. Ahearn and Janet E. Rosenbaum, of Bridging the Gaps, College Pathways to Career Success.