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Morehouse College Investigates Sexual Misconduct After Students’ Videos

Fri, 19/07/2019 - 23:05
In widely shared videos, several students accused a staff member at the all-male, historically black school of sexual harassment. The college has expanded its investigation to other employees.
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Tuition-Free College Could Cost Less Than You Think

Fri, 19/07/2019 - 12:00
Making a tuition-free college education available to everyone who wants one is an immensely worthwhile — and realistic — goal, a Harvard economist says.
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Israeli Education Minister Advocates Debunked Gay Conversion Therapy

Sun, 14/07/2019 - 21:03
Many called for the dismissal of the new minister, Rafael Peretz, after he endorsed a discredited practice intended to change sexual orientation.
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Israeli Education Minister Advocates Debunked Gay Conversion Therapy

Sun, 14/07/2019 - 21:03
Many called for the dismissal of the new minister, Rafael Peretz, after he endorsed a discredited practice intended to change sexual orientation.
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Colin Palmer, Historian of the African Diaspora, Is Dead at 75

Fri, 12/07/2019 - 01:21
He emphasized that diaspora meant more than just the American slave trade. It began in prehistoric times, he said, and continues to this day.
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Harvard Suspends Roland Fryer, Star Economist, After Harassment Inquiries

Wed, 10/07/2019 - 18:08
The decision will sideline the researcher without pay for two years, and close his lab, in a case that has roiled the profession.
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Vivian Perlis, Oral Historian of American Music, Dies at 91

Wed, 10/07/2019 - 00:36
She was the founding director of a Yale project that preserved the voices of Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland and many more. It has been called “incomparable.”
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A ‘Second Chance’ After 27 Years in Prison: How Criminal Justice Helped an Ex-Inmate Graduate

Δευτέρα, 08/07/2019 - 12:00
Maurice Smith’s graduation from Goucher College illustrates the potential of a bipartisan effort to overhaul the criminal justice system.
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An Online Preschool Closes a Gap but Exposes Another

Sun, 07/07/2019 - 10:00
It is not a program for children of the rich. It is geared to lower-income families who have fewer prekindergarten options.
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‘Do You Support Busing?’ Is Not the Best Question

Sat, 06/07/2019 - 12:00
Issues of educational inequality raised by a 1970s-era practice remain relevant today, but language can obscure what’s really at stake.
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Why Some of the Country’s Best Urban Schools Are Facing a Reckoning

Fri, 05/07/2019 - 22:03
Amid a growing backlash against charter schools, leaders within the movement are acknowledging that some criticism of their schools is warranted.
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College-Educated Women Are the Workplace Majority, but Still Don’t Get Their Share

Τρίτη, 02/07/2019 - 18:16
Women in the U.S. have earned more degrees for decades, but it wasn’t until this year that they edged out college-educated men in the work force. Though they still make a lot less money.
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Utah Family Sues After Son With Diabetes Is Kept From School

Sat, 29/06/2019 - 12:00
The school district placed the boy on “home and hospital status,” denying him “his right to attend school with his non-diabetic peers,” the lawsuit says.
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DeVos Repeals Obama-Era Rule Cracking Down on For-Profit Colleges

Sat, 29/06/2019 - 02:54
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos formally repealed an Obama-era regulation that would have forced for-profit colleges to prove their debt-laden graduates could find gainful employment.
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E. Jean Carroll, in Her Own Words

Fri, 28/06/2019 - 20:45
The writer who has accused President Trump of sexually assaulting her in the 1990s speaks to The New York Times.
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A School With No Heat or Computers but Many College-Bound Students. Mostly Girls.

Thu, 27/06/2019 - 12:00
At an Afghan mountain school, there are no computers, lights or heat. Even books are few. Yet 90 percent of graduates get into college. Most of them are girls.
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Canceling Student Loan Debt Doesn’t Make Problems Disappear

Τρίτη, 25/06/2019 - 17:49
Plans from Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren could have unintended consequences.
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Forget Tanning Beds. College Students Today Want Uber Parking.

Τρίτη, 25/06/2019 - 12:00
Student housing is shifting away from recreational dazzle and toward amenities that reflect the gig economy: stronger Wi-Fi, room for collaboration and 3-D printers.
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Canceling Student Debt Doesn’t Make Problems Disappear

Τρίτη, 25/06/2019 - 12:00
Plans from Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren could have unintended consequences.
Categories: Διεθνή Media

Jane Sanders and the Messy Demise of a Vermont College

Δευτέρα, 24/06/2019 - 22:06
The wife of Bernie Sanders had a bold plan to save Burlington College. Within six years, it was defunct, and federal prosecutors were on the case.
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