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Here’s What You Need to Know About Online Testing for the ACT and SAT

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:33:50 GMT

Lots of confusion surrounds the progress of online testing. Here are the answers to some questions about the computerized versions of the exam.

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For the ACT and the SAT, Pencils No Longer Required, but Sometimes Necessary

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:20:59 GMT

For the college entrance exams, the online transition proceeds, but it’s complicated.

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Building Skills Outside the Classroom With New Ways of Learning

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 09:00:12 GMT

Abbas Alnagi, a senior who wants to be a cardiac surgeon, uses virtual reality to explore organs at the Mayfield Innovation Center in Ohio.Project-centered approaches to education could eventually make traditional methods as outdated as chalk and blackboards.

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A Chance for Dropouts, Young and Old, to Go Back to School

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 16:02:33 GMT

Paula Vazquez, left, and Ocdulia Lopez-Bautista, right, at the Anderson Excel Center graduation in February.Numerous programs are available for students who are unable to graduate from traditional schools, but only some offer sufficient resources to help them get their diplomas.

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Beatrix Hamburg, Barrier-Breaking Scholar, Is Dead at 94

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:51:06 GMT

Beatrix Hamburg, an important researcher on child development and psychology and the first black woman to graduate from Yale Medical School, in an undated photograph.At Vassar and then at Yale’s Medical School, Dr. Hamburg blazed trails for black women. Then came a distinguished career in child development.

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Social Q’s: Is Extra Help Hurting My Friend With Autism?

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:24:36 GMT

A reader expresses empathy for — but mostly envy of — a peer who receives special testing accommodations.

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Syracuse Fraternity Suspended for ‘Extremely Racist’ Video

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:48:45 GMT

A frame from a video obtained by The Daily Orange, Syracuse’s student newspaper, in which members of the Theta Tau fraternity mime oral sex and use racial slurs.Theta Tau members’ actions were “extremely racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist and hostile to people with disabilities,” the university chancellor said.

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Princeton to Name Two Campus Spaces in Honor of Slaves

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:20:27 GMT

James Collins Johnson, a fugitive slave from Maryland, worked as a janitor and vendor on campus for 60 years. An arch students pass through at graduation will be named for him.The first permanent commemorations of slaves connected with Princeton come five months after the release of sweeping research into the university’s racial history.

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Is Your Body Appropriate to Wear to School?

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:57:28 GMT

Lizzy Martinez, 17, pictured outside of her home in Bradenton, Fla., was reprimanded by school officials at Braden River High School for not wearing a bra.A high school junior in Florida was compelled to bandage her nipples at school. Where do school dress codes stop and start?

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Arrest Made After Binghamton Stabbing, the Second Student Death in 5 Weeks

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 02:33:04 GMT

Surveillance footage of the suspect in the fatal stabbing of Joao Souza. The suspect, Michael M. Roque, was arrested on Monday.A suspect is in custody in the fatal stabbing of Joao Souza, a freshman at Binghamton University. Last month, a nursing student was strangled off-campus.

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25-Year-Old Textbooks and Holes in the Ceiling: Inside America’s Public Schools

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:00:22 GMT

Students at Sunrise Mountain High School in Peoria, Ariz., learn from 25-year-old biology textbooks.We invited America’s public school teachers to show us the conditions that a decade of budget cuts has wrought in their schools.

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Some Said They’d Flee Trump’s America. These People Actually Did.

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 17:46:37 GMT

The Swenson family in Indonesia in December.Like modern-day von Trapps, minus the singing, families are climbing mountains and fording streams with nothing but backpacks and a Wi-Fi connection.

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The Saturday Profile: In Homogeneous Japan, an African-Born University President

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 20:11:04 GMT

Oussouby Sacko, the new, Mali-born president of Kyoto Seika University, at his inauguration party this month.Oussouby Sacko is working to make a country with a declining population confront its traditional resistance to taking in foreigners.

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William Beinecke, Patron of Central Park and Yale, Dies at 103

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 00:19:25 GMT

William S. Beinecke waged a decades-long but successful campaign to persuade Yale University to create a business school.A former chief of S&H (dispenser of Green Stamps), he was the first chairman of the park conservancy and helped create the Yale School of Management.

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Stoneman Douglas Teacher Arrested After Forgetting Loaded Gun at Beach

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:34:51 GMT

Sean Simpson, a chemistry teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, left his handgun in a restroom at a Florida beach, the police said.Sean Simpson, a chemistry teacher at the school in Parkland, Fla., left his handgun at a beach restroom, the police said. A homeless man found it and fired it.

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