27 octobre 2019

Judge Upholds Harvard's Admissions Policies

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The university's approach to affirmative action does not discriminate against Asian Americans, a federal judge rules. More...

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SAT Scores Canceled in Egypt and Hong Kong

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Testing agency acts because of the "illegal theft" of materials. More...

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Harvard Provides Conflict-of-Interest Training to Coaches

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Harvard University is providing conflict-of-interest training to coaches in the wake of a scandal. The university fired its head fencing coach over conflict-of-interest policy violations. More...

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New Indictments in Admissions Scandal

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. New federal indictments were handed down today against 11 parents in the college admissions scandal. They were charged with allegedly "conspir[ing] to commit federal program bribery by bribing employees of the University of Southern California (USC) to facilitate their children’s admission. More...

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The Classical Alternative to the SAT

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The last academic year, about 21,000 students took a college entrance exam that was not the SAT or the ACT. They took the Classic Learning Test, an alternative to the establishment tests. More...

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The ACT Advantage vs. the SAT

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. ACT announced scoring reforms on its ACT exam last week. The changes are effective September 2020. More...

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Utah Students Demand Meeting on Safety Issues

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. University of Utah students are demanding a meeting with President Ruth Watkins over safety concerns, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. More...

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Indiana Gets $60 Million Gift; SMU Gets $50 Million

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Indiana University at Bloomington on Friday received a $60 million gift from Fred Luddy. The gift will support the creation of a multidisciplinary research program on artificial intelligence. More...

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Not Following the (Non-)Rules

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Some colleges were violating NACAC rules before they changed. More...

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Georgetown Protest Blocks Homeland Official From Speaking

HomeBy Scott JaschikProtesters at Georgetown University blocked Kevin McAleenan, the acting secretary of homeland security, from giving a keynote at conference on immigration Monday, The Washington Post reported. More...

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