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Trump Signs Executive Order Protecting Free Speech on College Campuses
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:51:18 GMT
President Trump’s executive order links some higher education funding to the protection of “free inquiry” on college campuses.
Who Should Own Photos of Slaves? The Descendants, not Harvard, a Lawsuit Says
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:31:04 GMT
Tamara Lanier is suing Harvard University for ownership of daguerreotypes of slaves who she says are her ancestors.
As College Consulting Expands, Are High School Counselors Advocates or Adversaries?
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:33:30 GMT
William Singer, center, and the wealthy parents he served in a vast college fraud scheme conspired to push high school counselors out of the admissions process.
Only 7 Black Students Got Into Stuyvesant, N.Y.’s Most Selective High School, Out of 895 Spots
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:16:43 GMT
Students at Stuyvesant High School, where only seven black applicants gained admission on Monday.
‘Do You Pull the Parchment?’: Students Caught Up in College Admissions Scandal Now Face a Reckoning
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:14:50 GMT
University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Calif.
Admissions Scandal Stokes Hard Questions on Recruited Athletes
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:52:50 GMT
The University of Washington campus.
‘I Put My Work In’: Honest Applicants Await College Admissions Results
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:43:02 GMT
Prospective college students, clockwise from top left: Jackson Lamb, Surbhi Sharma, Angus Gosman and Karen Ge.
‘Pied Piper’ of College Admissions Scam Had All the Answers
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:12:00 GMT
“Getting In: Gaining Admission to Your College of Choice,” a book that Mr. Singer wrote with a colleague in 2014.
College Admissions: Vulnerable, Exploitable, and to Many Americans, Broken
Sat, 16 Mar 2019 13:24:53 GMT
A trove of secret files made public in a lawsuit against Harvard outlined a system of admissions preferences and back doors for certain applicants.
Anita Silvers, an Authority on Disability Rights, Dies at 78
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:46:40 GMT
A well-regarded philosophy professor, Dr. Silvers knew the subject firsthand, having had polio as a child.
Big City: Stop Fixating on One Elite High School. There Are Bigger Problems.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:43:57 GMT
At the prestigious Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, out of 895 slots in the next freshman class, only seven were offered to black students.
Women in Economics Report Rampant Sexual Assault and Bias
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:40:42 GMT
A panel discussion at the American Economic Association conference in Atlanta in January. The association has announced several measures to combat harassment and discrimination against women and minorities in the profession.
At Yale, a Once Respected Soccer Coach Becomes an Enigma
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 22:22:10 GMT
Rudy Meredith, Yale’s women’s soccer coach until November, was the linchpin of a sprawling federal investigation into corrupt college admissions schemes.
Southwest Key, Known for Migrant Shelters, Cashes In on Charter Schools
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 09:00:13 GMT
East Austin College Prep is one of multiple charter schools in Texas owned by Southwest Key Programs, a charity that is also the nation’s largest shelter provider for migrant children.
How Much Does Getting Into an Elite College Actually Matter?
Sat, 16 Mar 2019 04:26:46 GMT
The University of Southern California was one of the colleges that became enmeshed in the recent bribery scandal.