23 juillet 2018

Harvard Official Apologizes for Comments on Video

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A Harvard University administrator is apologizing for comments she made to a neighbor, who shared a video of the comments that has many saying the administrator was being racist. More...

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Accreditors Eye Temple

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. University is supposed to abide by standards requiring honesty and integrity. But is it in compliance after revealing that its business school lied for years to get higher rankings? U.S. News also seeks more information. More...

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Brown Drops SAT/ACT Essay Requirement

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The announcements keep coming -- Brown University will no longer require applicants to submit the essay portion of either the SAT or ACT. More...

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Wyoming Sticks With Cowboy Theme for Marketing

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Wyoming announced Thursday that it will stick with a planned marketing campaign with the theme "The World Needs More Cowboys." Some faculty members and others have suggested that the theme is sexist and that cowboys are not necessarily viewed favorably by Native Americans and others. More...

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Lies, Damned Lies and Rankings

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Temple University on Monday announced that its business school had submitted false data for years for rankings purposes. More...

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‘An Inclusive Academy’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Authors discuss their new book that suggests most colleges can do more to diversify their faculties. More...

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Study Questions Conventional Wisdom on Calculus

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A new study questions the conventional wisdom that the best way for students to succeed in calculus in college is to take calculus in high school. More...

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Caltech Drops SAT/ACT Writing Test

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The California Institute of Technology has announced that it is dropping a requirement that applicants submit the SAT or ACT writing test. More...

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Trump Administration Rescinds Guidance on Affirmative Action

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Education and Justice Departments withdraw seven documents from Obama administration on race and admissions. DeVos urges educators to use Supreme Court decisions as a guide. More...

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An 'Easy' SAT and Terrible Scores

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Math scores for June's examination leave many students in disbelief and frustration, blasting the power of curves. More...

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