I chose my son by clicking and unclicking a series of boxes, looking for a sperm donor. Fifteen years ago, the roles were reversed: I was an egg donor.
Montgomery County leaders and parents are urging state lawmakers to support a bill that would provide $20 million a year in state funds to help enable the issuance of almost $700 million in school construction bonds for the fast-growing school district.Read full article >>
As lawmakers in 10 states push for so-called campus carry laws, an argument is taking shape: Arming female students will help reduce sexual assault.
The districts, which were found to be illegally blocking enrollment of undocumented immigrant children, will stop requests to prove residency and train enrollment officials.
After years of calls by educators and parents for a reduction in standardized tests, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that yes, in fact, students in public schools in the state are being over-tested (such as in Duval County, where kids in K-5 take 14 assessments), and he issued an executive order eliminating one statewide 11th grade standardized assessment for English Language Arts.Read full article >>
About 800 candidates for Carnegie Mellon’s well-respected graduate school of computer science were told they had been admitted in error.
This story has been updated.Three Washington area universities were among the top providers of volunteers for the Peace Corps this year, sending students across the globe as part of the service organization’s mission of spreading peace and understanding.Read full article >>
Three Washington area universities were among the top providers of volunteers for the Peace Corps this year, sending students across the globe as part of the service organization’s mission of spreading peace and understanding.Read full article >>
After significant pushback from within and beyond the campus community, University of Massachusetts at Amherst officials on Wednesday reversed a decision to ban Iranian students from some science and engineering graduate programs.Read full article >>