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Harvard Pulls Admission Offers After Explicit Posts

Harvard University has reportedly rescinded at least 10 admission offers into its fall freshman class after learning prospective students traded sexually explicit and offensive messages in an online Facebook chat. The Harvard Crimson, the school’s daily [...]

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College Basketball Championship Bonus: More Applications

When Villanova University’s men’s basketball team won the NCAA championship title last year, school officials couldn’t imagine the boon that would come in part from bringing home the shiny new trophy now on display at The [...]

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Arne Duncan Blasts Trump Administration Over Transgender Guidance

Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan has blasted the Trump administration’s decision to repeal guidance that sought to ensure transgender students have access to a bathroom that matches their gender identity. “This week’s decision by the Trump [...]

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Short of Options, Venezuela Opposition Stages Flash Protests

CARACAS (Reuters) – A dozen activists alight surreptitiously from cars, walk determinedly toward Venezuela’s heavily-guarded Food Ministry, and dump two bags of garbage at its front entrance. Soldiers quickly form a cordon and a young opposition [...]

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Survey Finds College Applications from International Students Down

Colleges and universities in the U.S. could see a sharp decline in enrollment of international students if initial figures from a survey are an early indicator of what’s to come. Nearly 40 percent of responding U.S. [...]

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DeVos to Urban School Leaders: I Support Public Schools

In perhaps her biggest mea culpa to date, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, an ardent supporter of school choice and private school voucher programs, underscored her support for traditional public schools during remarks Monday. “When it [...]

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California Mulls Eliminating Income Tax for Teachers

California legislators are hoping a proposal to eliminate income tax for teachers will help attract young people into the profession and keep them there at a time when the state is hemorrhaging educators and lacks a [...]

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Getting Into College Is Easier Than Applicants Think

“Record Number of Applications Flood Area Colleges” “Applications for the Class of 2021 Are Seriously Exploding” “UCLA Receives More Than 100,000 Freshman Applications” Headlines like these strike fear in the hearts of high school seniors and [...]