How should a university president balance the Constitutional right to free speech against the responsibility to ensure students feel safe on campus after finding something as shocking as a noose, for example, hung by an undergraduate at Duke University? Read full article >>
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Thousands of public school parents around the country are opting their children out of taking high-stakes standardized tests this spring, tired of the emphasis on high-stakes testing and concerned about the validity of the assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards or similar standards. A growing number of principals and superintendents are supporting parents in this decision, though pushback is getting stronger from others. But, says educator Alan Singer, there is another way to opt out your child from standardized testing — send them, if you can afford it, to a private school that doesn’t give them.Read full article >>
Four California teachers are suing their unions over the use of member dues for political activities, opening a new legal front against unions that are already facing a separate challenge to their ability to collect dues from all teachers.Read full article >>
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You’ve surely seen them — online advertisements offering to write an essay for you in exchange for cash. Essays about Dante, Shakespeare, Lincoln, even personal narratives about yourself even though the author has never met you. Can’t write an essay to get into college? Medical school? You can buy one. Or two or three.Read full article >>
Want to work at Amazon, Apple or McKinsey? Some business schools have impressive records placing graduates in certain fields and even companies.
What makes a leader? Knowledge, smarts and vision, but also the ability to identify and monitor emotions and manage relationships.
With his daughter already in college and his son looking at several exclusive institutions, not even New York’s leader is immune to seeking relief from the high cost of higher education.
Colleges have many reasons not to enroll low-income students. A new $1 million prize, won by Vassar, is trying to nudge them in the other direction.
Meet Sydney Smoot, a 9-year-old fourth grader in Hernando County, Fla., who has more confidence than many adults. Smoot wrote (with help from her mom) and powerfully delivered (all by herself) a speech about Florida’s new standardized test, the FSA, or Florida Standards Assessment that drew loud applause from the audience.Read full article >>
The University of Virginia chapter of Phi Kappa Psi said Monday that the fraternity house will file a lawsuit against Rolling Stone, calling the magazine’s discredited reporting of an alleged gang rape by some of its members “reckless.”Read full article >>