A trade association of for-profits college could work to advantage those honest member schools who actually are helping students to learn and train for careers. But APSCU, instead, appears to subscribe to the quick buck ethos of its biggest, wealthiest, most powerful members.
Jim Della-Giacoma is the Asia Program Director for International Crisis Group. Watch video My four year-old daughter recently came home from her Jakarta kindergarten with a story about a visit to the school from the head of our local police station. Show More Summary
A judge in New Hampshire ruled Monday that a tuition tax-credit program that allows public money to be used for religious school education violates the state constitution. Three groups — Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the New Hampshire … Continue reading ?
This morning, a TSA officer at LAX humiliated and shamed my 15-year-old daughter. She is traveling with a group of high school students on a college tour and we were not with her when he verbally abused her.
Shut yo mouth: Texas high school cuts valedictorian’s mic for talking about the US Constitution Australian University Censors Speech Deemed Offensive to Islam Pro-Palestinian groups on campus aren’t big fans of free speech And dress the way we tell you: New Hampshire senior not allowed to wear Marine uniform at graduation Poarch Creek Indian grad’s [...]
ByTufenk: When I was in school, I went on a Spring Break road-trip to Florida with a group of friends. Being on a tight budget, we opted for a motel on the beach. The proprietor said she had a deluxe room with three views: one of the parking lot, the other of the beach and the third from the patio of a magically clear sky. Show More Summary
Boston’s Northeastern University has come under criticism for imposing sanctions on the school's Students for Justice in Palestine group.
Examining ATH Michiah Quick's recruitment via ESPNU, 247Sports and Scout.com, it seems a core of eight schools make up the main group. Quick, who is from Fresno, California, plays for Fresno Central East High School and is one of the best players in California. Show More Summary
I'm sure many people in the audience were wondering why CCA, a school of the arts, chose a scientist for this honor. What could a world-renowned physicist say that would resonate with a group of artists, architects, designers, curators, and writers?
The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate, is now enrolling a select group of deaf infants and children in a new clinical trial of an Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI).
Five Christian schools in Gaza are facing closure if Hamas, the Palestinian terror group that controls the Gaza Strip, follows through on a new law forbidding co-educational institutions. “This will be a big problem. We hope they will not go through with it, but if they do, we will be in big trouble. We don’t [...]
In today’s New York Times, Vivian Yee reports on the supposed reemergence of elementary school ability tracking, in which teachers split students into smaller groups of advanced, regular, or slow learners, in order to better target lessons to children’s individual needs.
If the country's future is its children, Syria's reconciliation and reconstruction will fall to a group of young people forced from schools, a "lost generation." It's a dramatic change for a country with relatively high standard of education. Show More Summary
A group of over-the-hill women attempt to beat the local high school basketball team to pay for a mobile breast cancer truck in this comedy, in theaters this July. [...]
I recently got out for summer break from my local high school, and I really only had one thing that bothered me this year. It wasn’t any sort of drama, nor was it an event. My main source of irritation was a group of boys at my school...Show More Summary
Many of the top 10 university recipients of government R&D grants also were top spenders on lobbying compared with other schools -- and also were big contributors to federal candidates, parties and outside groups in the 2012 campaign cycle, OpenSecrets.org data shows.
A heated dispute is brewing between AirTran and an entire high school, after the airline booted 101 students and their eight chaperones off a flight heading to Atlanta for their senior trip. The airline claims a group of “non-compliant passengers” wouldn’t stay seated, and some were using mobile devices despite being asked not to. Show More Summary
A group of 101 high school seniors and their eight chaperones were booted from an AirTran flight headed from New York to Atlanta Monday after staff deemed the students too rowdy. But some say the teens from Brooklyn’s Yeshiva of Flatbush were treated unfairly and may have been targeted for being Jewish. Show More Summary
Move over teachers, there's a new group to blame for the woes of America's public schools: working moms. At a Washington Post Live Event on Tuesday morning, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant stepped in it ankle deep when he respondedShow More Summary