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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘Georgetown University Plans Steps to Atone for Slave Past’
Do companies and organizations that thrived from slavery in the United States owe a debt of responsibility to the descendants of those slaves?
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Moody's warns that graduate student unions could hurt private universities, but not the ones you might think
Operations at private universities could take a hit if schools are forced by graduate student unions to raise pay or lighten workloads, but the brunt of the impact would be felt at midsize institutions.
A report on slavery and the Catholic university examines how the school benefited from the sale of 272 slaves in 1838.
The Maryland Province of Jesuits, addressing its ties to slavery, says it wants to understand more deeply "the sins and failures of our past."
The failure is a factor of time, money and priorities, one assistant superintendent said.
A former Islamic extremist turned informant for U.S. law enforcement and intelligence has joined George Washington University as a research fellow
The university’s efforts to acknowledge its role in enslaving African-American men, women and children are a good start, but more should be done.
An investigation commissioned by St. George’s School in Rhode Island found that at least 51 students were abused by staff members in the 1970s and ’80s.
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This Reader Idea centers on teaching students how to generate — and foster — thoughtful inquiry in responding to events in our world.
The school, which in 1838 profited from the sale of 272 slaves, plans to award preferential status in the admissions process to descendants of slaves.