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Defenders of the supremacy of United States universities are using arguments that don't stand up to scrutiny.
We sports fans often think that had it not been for the other team’s misbehavior, our team would have won. In soccer, that’s more likely to be true—which makes soccer more difficult to watch with kids.
What grounds do students who attend out-of-state colleges and universities have for challenging voter ID laws?
Accusations of fabricating data and plagiarism by a researcher have prompted questions about the quality of science in a country that still punches below its international weight in cutting-edge research.
Under heavy pressure to excel, significant numbers of students are using cognitive enhancers to keep up with academic demands, recent studies show.
Private-equity firms are pushing earlier than ever to lure Wall Street investment banks’ most promising talent.
A Pennsylvania police chief said he expected most of the Pi Delta Psi members who were at a Poconos retreat where Chun Hsien Deng died to be prosecuted.
The police said the suspect, the mother of a pupil in the teacher’s class, had been in treatment for “serious psychiatric problems.”
Corinthian Colleges, under an agreement with the Education Department, will sell almost 100 schools in the United States and Canada, and it will close a dozen others.
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