The Answer Sheet: Bruce Springsteen

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 09/18/2009

6 Things I Learned This Week

1) Most U.S. workers with advanced math skills never actually have to put them to work in their jobs. American University Economics Professor Robert Lerman told this to a panel at the Washington D.C.-based Urban Institute this week during a discussion of whether everyone should go to college.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:51 PM ET, 09/18/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AARP, Bruce Springsteen, Dartmouth College, University of Richmond, frogs, math, puncutation

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 09/09/2009

Obama, McCartney, Springsteen: Let Them Talk to Kids in School!

The Answer Sheet loves the Beatles and is delighted that the group is the No. 1 band in the world right now, even though the boys haven’t played together in 40 years and two are dead. It seems unfair, though,...

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:35 PM ET, 09/09/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, President Obama, music education, the Beatles