02 mars 2019

On the Sidelines Because His Head Is Too Big

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A freshman at Wheaton College in Massachusetts is on the lacrosse team but can't play in games because his head is too big, The Boston Globe reported. More...

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Amherst Goes for Days Without Network Access

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Amherst College, faced with servers that were not functioning, spent much of last week without access to email, Wi-Fi and campus networks. More...

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Fighting the Stigma About Community Colleges

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. One president's thesis: to recruit more students straight from high school, it's time to admit that there's an image problem. New data show the stigma issue is real among high school counselors. More...

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The Impact of Faculty Attitudes About Intelligence

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Students have better educational outcomes in courses taught by those who have "growth mind-sets" than those who believe intelligence is fixed. For minority students, achievement gaps are cut in half. More...

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Do Law Schools Need a Second Ranking From 'U.S. News'?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. U.S. News & World Report has announced that it may start a second ranking of law schools -- and some observers of legal education fear that the new ranking would create the wrong incentives. More...

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