Noodle Debate Academy


Noodle's Debate Academy features short, direct, and honest op-eds in response to the tough questions that students, teachers, and parents are asking every day.

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  • Free Community College — Will It Really Solve the Problem? Bottom Line’s Greg Johnson Weighs In

    Free community college across the United States may sound like a brilliant initiative. Hear from Noodle expert Greg Johnson, CEO of Bottom Line, about why this idea is unlikely to move beyond President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address.

  • Noodle Debate Academy: The SAT and ACT

    Jennifer Finney Boylan, in an article for the New York Times, wrote that the SAT is a "mind-numbing, stress-inducing ritual of torture.” Leon Botstein, president of Bard College, has said that the SAT “needs to be abandoned and replaced.” Given these statements, and others who similarly argue against the SAT/ACT, why do colleges still use these tests?