Posts Tagged by Education

How Can Academic Institutions Foster Innovative Learning And Creativity Without Diversity?

We must provide broader access to higher education to ensure success for a more diverse student body. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

A surprising number of doctors were undergrad English majors — and it’s not just about GPA

English majors are surprisingly well-represented in US medical schools. They have a higher acceptance rate than applicants coming from science backgrounds. And it’s not necessarily the case that English easier than biology or chemistry. There’s a decent chance your doctor didn’t study biology, chemistry, or […]

The Low Number Of Students With Disabilities Graduating From College Is A Crisis

How better soft skills might boost low college persistence and employment rates. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

A Texas State University fraternity pledge has died — continuing the alarming trend of deaths at public university fraternities

A 20-year-old Texas State University fraternity pledge died Monday. Texas State suspended all Greek organization activities. It is the fourth fraternity pledge to die in 2017. Texas State University on Tuesday suspended the activities of all Greek organizations following the death of a pledge — […]

Earthquake causes South Korea to postpone critical college entrance exam

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake rocked South Korea, damaging school buildings. As a result, South Korea’s schools postponed the college entrance exams, which are highly competitive and essentially shut down the entire nation. After a magnitude 5.4 earthquake near Pohang, South Korea, shook the nation and […]

Bridgepoint SEC Filing Raises Questions About Continued Federal Funding

A filing Monday with the Securities Exchange Commission by troubled Bridgepoint Education raises questions about the company’s read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Elon Musk launched a secretive LA private school for his kids 4 years ago and there are still almost no details available

Ad Astra School was created in 2014 by Elon Musk. There are very few details about the school and no public website. Elon Musk hasn’t spoken publicly about the school since 2015. Elon Musk pulled his five kids out their prestigious school for gifted children […]

DeVos Department Stacks Negotiations Deck With For-Profit College Lawyers

When Betsy DeVos announced she would repeal and replace the Obama administration’s rules to protect students and taxpayers read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Billionaire investor Reid Hoffman credits his success to a progressive Vermont boarding school he says was ‘kind of like ‘Lord of the Flies”

Billionaire investor and LinkedIn cofounder credits part of his success to his unusual high school education in Vermont. At the Putney School, manual labor is taken as seriously as academic work. Hoffman struggled socially, but learned to approach life outside of traditional career paths. At […]

Why Is The U.S. Denying This Young Trans Woman A Student Visa?

A State Department foreign service officer shares the story that broke her heart. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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