27 janvier 2019

At Princeton, White Supremacists Skip Rally

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Many at Princeton University were worried about plans by a white supremacist group to hold a rally in the town of Princeton on Saturday, but the group that had previously indicated it would be there opted not to show up. The European Heritage Association tweeted that others had been "punk'd" by the reported plan for a rally. More...

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Admissions Surge After NYU Med Goes Tuition-Free

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. New York University's medical school in August stunned the world of medical education with the news that it had raised enough money to offer full-tuition scholarships to all students (more than 400 across classes) going forward. More...

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To Add Black College Students, Recruit Black Schoolteachers

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Many studies have found a positive impact on black students from having black teachers in elementary and secondary schools. A new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that the positive impact may extend far beyond school, to whether black students enroll in college. More...

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Why Students Don't Fill Out the FAFSA

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. New federal study may alarm those concerned about encouraging more low-income students to enroll in college. More...

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Judge Blocks Trump Administration Plan for Census

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Trump administration from adding a question on U.S. citizenship to the 2020 Census, ruling that the plan was based on Republican political goals, not the laws governing the process of collecting data on people who live in the United States. More...

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$999 for Associate, Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D.

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Denton may sound like a bargain, but the online "university" is attracting attention for its lack of real accreditation, lack of real facilities (its address is of a Denton, Tex., travel center not related to the institution) and its too-good-to-be-true offers. More...

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Does Admissions Testing Ignore Due Process?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Lawsuit against ACT says students are subject to a catch-22 in which they must give up their rights to demonstrate that they haven't cheated. Litigation comes amid similar challenge to the SAT. More...

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Racist Video Leads to Suspension of Cheerleading Squad

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. St. John Fisher College, in upstate New York, has suspended its cheerleading squad after video surfaced of white cheerleaders singing along to a rap video and shouting out the N-word and a crude term for part of the female anatomy, The Democrat and Chronicle reported. More...

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Did Critics of Programs for Women Win at Tulane?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. University agrees to review whether any programs or scholarships discriminate illegally against men, but legal experts say programs reserved for women are legal. More...

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U California Students in China Warned About Social Media Use

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of California System has warned students studying in China not to use certain social media apps such as WeChat and WhatsApp, CNN reported. More...

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