For the third straight month, some SAT scores in Asia are being withheld because of allegations of widespread cheating, this time on the December administration of the college entrance exam.The same thing happened in November, and in October, and in September. After each administration in those three months, scores on the college admissions test were withheld while cheating allegations were investigated; then some scores were released, and others were invalidated. Some students missed early-decision college application deadlines as a result.Read full article >>
For my daughter’s fifth birthday, I put together a book of photos that I thought captured her short life. And then I realized that every picture I had chosen made it all look perfect.
The 37,924 full- and part-time students who started classes this fall represent a 30 percent decline from just four years ago, when enrollment peaked at 52,488.
This year, my husband will return from his predeployment work-ups to spend Christmas with us, and my daughter will get her wish. Next year, there will be nothing even Santa can do.
The magazine has asked the Columbia University School of Journalism to conduct an independent review of an article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia.
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Facebook Angers Russian Opposition by Blocking Protest Page
Does Facebook have a responsibility to protect First Amendment rights in other countries like Russia?
Here are the first seven paragraphs from a Dec. 15 article, “To Spur Adoptions, an Oakland Cafe Puts Cats Among the Patrons.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
We cannot use seasonal charitable giving to put a fig leaf over the ways our passion for cheap clothes and toys contributes to the problems we try to help solve with our donations.
National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Delaware: Former School Headmaster Is Convicted in Child Pornography Trial
A former headmaster of a prep school in Wilmington faces at least 50 years in prison after being convicted Monday of dealing in child pornography.
The National Labor Relations Board has issued a broad ruling that could potentially bolster organized labor on campuses at a time when unions are pushing to represent the growing number of adjunct professors.
Teenagers at the all-girls National Cathedral School in Washington recently created an online document to share anecdotes about “negative social and sexual experiences,” a school official said. Their goal was to brainstorm ideas for joint educational programs with the neighboring St. Albans School for boys.Read full article >>
Bowdoin College in Maine said it was would pay tuition and other expenses for the son of one of the slain New York City police officers to continue attending the school.Yankee Silver Shield Foundation, which was founded decades ago by late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, said it would pay for the education of the children of the two officers who were killed Saturday in an execution-style slaying. Officer Rafael Ramos leaves a 13-year-old son who goes to a middle school in Brooklyn, as well his son, Justin, a sophomore at Bowdoin, the New York Daily News reported.Read full article >>