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The Congresswoman Going After Elite Universities on Antisemitism

Published 04/16/2024 01:53 PM

Representative Virginia Foxx is a blunt partisan. But her life in rural North Carolina informs her attacks against these schools, starting with whether Harvard is truly “elite.”

With States Banning DEI, Some Universities Find a Workaround

Published 04/12/2024 10:02 AM

Welcome to the new “Office of Access and Engagement.” Schools are renaming departments and job titles to try to preserve diversity programs.

USC Cancels Valedictorian’s Speech After Claims of Antisemitism

Published 04/16/2024 11:34 PM

The university cited security concerns at the graduation. But the student, who is Muslim, said the school was “succumbing to a campaign of hate meant to silence my voice.”

At UC Berkeley, a Pro-Palestinian Protest Disrupts Dinner at a Dean’s Home

Published 04/13/2024 04:06 PM

Pro-Palestinian supporters disrupted a dinner for law students. There was a tussle over the microphone and conflicting claims of harm.

Harvard and Caltech Will Require Test Scores for Admission

Published 04/11/2024 10:11 PM

The universities are the latest highly selective schools to end their policies that made submitting SAT or ACT scores optional.

Stanford’s New President Is Jonathan Levin, Dean of Business School

Published 04/05/2024 02:48 PM

Dr. Levin faces the challenge of guiding the university through politically fraught times.

Science Teachers Are Having a Moment Thanks to the Solar Eclipse

Published 04/08/2024 01:56 PM

Rick Crosslin, a science teacher in Indianapolis, paired up with school maintenance employees to build a giant model of the eclipse.

U.C. Berkeley Parents Hired Private Security to Patrol Near Campus

Published 03/28/2024 12:30 PM

The parents were worried about crime, but the university said that the move raised concerns about training and experience, and that security was better left to its own police force.

Birmingham-Southern College to Close After Failing to Secure State Loan

Published 03/26/2024 10:08 PM

After decades of financial mismanagement, the nearly 170-year-old private liberal arts school is set to close at the end of May.

The Man Who Helped Redefine Campus Antisemitism

Published 03/24/2024 07:00 AM

In government and as an outsider, Kenneth Marcus has tried to douse what he says is rising bias against Jews. Some see a crackdown on pro-Palestinian speech.

Birmingham-Southern College to Close After Failing to Secure State Loan

Published 03/26/2024 10:08 PM

After decades of financial mismanagement, the nearly 170-year-old private liberal arts school is set to close at the end of May.

The SAT Is Now Fully Digital for the Remote-Learning Generation

Published 03/08/2024 08:39 PM

The new format cuts nearly an hour out of the exam and has shorter reading passages.

U. of Texas at Austin Will Return to Standardized Test Requirement

Published 03/12/2024 03:21 AM

The university said SAT and ACT scores help it place students in programs that fit them best.

Dartmouth Players Detail How Union Plan Came Together

Published 03/06/2024 03:27 AM

On Tuesday, the historic 13-2 vote by the men’s basketball team to unionize took a significant step toward classifying student-athletes as employees.

Liberty University Fined $14 Million for Mishandling Sex Assaults and Other Crimes

Published 03/05/2024 11:35 PM

The penalty is the largest ever imposed by the Education Department, which found that the school had punished sexual assault victims but not their assailants and created a “culture of silence.”

Harvard’s Response to Subpoenas Is Called ‘Useless’ by House Committee

Published 03/06/2024 06:34 PM

Harvard said it has been acting in good faith and submitted thousands of pages of new material.

Brown University Will Reinstate Standardized Tests for Admission

Published 03/06/2024 12:16 AM

The school joins Yale, Dartmouth and M.I.T. in backtracking on “test optional” policies adopted during the pandemic.

University of Idaho Needs More Students. Should It Buy an Online School?

Published 03/02/2024 03:05 PM

Ahead of an expected drop in enrollment, the institution is looking to buy the University of Phoenix, a for-profit school with a checkered past. Is it worth $550 million?

After Nex Benedict’s Death, Oklahoma Schools Chief Defends Strict Gender Policies

Published 02/25/2024 08:22 PM

The Oklahoma school superintendent, Ryan Walters, said “radical leftists” had created a narrative about the death of 16-year-old Nex Benedict that “hasn’t been true.”

Co-Chair of Harvard Antisemitism Task Force Resigns

Published 02/28/2024 03:24 PM

Professor Raffaella Sadun’s departure from the task force is a setback for a group set up to propose ways for Harvard to address antisemitism on campus.

Jewish Students Describe Facing Antisemitism on Campus to Members of Congress

Published 03/01/2024 10:04 AM

At a discussion led by a House panel, students criticized their universities for not cracking down on antisemitism. An antiwar group pointed out that Muslim and Arab students are facing harassment, too.

California’s Push for Ethnic Studies Runs Into the Israel-Hamas War

Published 02/16/2024 05:19 AM

The state’s high school students will be required to take the subject, but some object to how the discipline addresses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

UPenn Trustees Meeting Cut Short by Student Protest Over Israel-Hamas War

Published 03/01/2024 09:39 PM

The meeting was abruptly adjourned about 10 minutes in after a demonstration by pro-Palestinian students protesting the university’s ties with Israel.

At Harvard, Some Wonder What It Will Take to Stop the Spiral

Published 02/28/2024 03:23 PM

At a summit of university presidents, the talk was about Harvard and its plummeting reputation.

Coleman Hughes, the Young Black Conservative Who Grew Up With, and Rejects, D.E.I.

Published 02/01/2024 10:26 PM

Coleman Hughes wants a colorblind society. In his new book, he recounts how schools emphasized his racial identity — and other students’ white privilege.

Bill Ackman and Mark Zuckerberg Fail to Land Candidates on Harvard’s Board of Overseers

Published 02/03/2024 02:30 PM

The candidates had promised to challenge the university’s leadership, but failed to collect enough signatures to get on the ballot for the board.

California Aims $2 Billion to Help Students Catch Up From the Pandemic

Published 02/02/2024 05:45 PM

A lawsuit accused the state of failing to provide an equal education to lower-income, Black and Hispanic students during the pandemic.

Utah Bans D.E.I. Programs, Joining Other States

Published 02/01/2024 09:00 PM

Conservatives say diversity and equity programs are more divisive than unifying.

Virginia Moves to End Legacy Admissions at Its Public Universities

Published 01/31/2024 02:12 AM

The state legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill that ends preferences for children of alumni. The governor appears poised to sign it.

At Penn, Tensions May Only Be Growing After Magill’s Resignation

Published 01/30/2024 09:00 PM

Professors at the University of Pennsylvania have begun to organize, fearing what they view as a plan by the billionaire Marc Rowan to upend academic freedom.

Hate Crimes Reported in Schools Nearly Doubled Between 2018 and 2022

Published 01/29/2024 06:36 PM

Black students were the most frequent reported victims, followed by L.G.B.T.Q. and Jewish students, according to F.B.I. statistics.

Florida Eliminates Sociology as a Core Course at Its Universities

Published 01/26/2024 07:00 PM

In December, Florida’s education commissioner wrote that “sociology has been hijacked by left-wing activists.”

Yale, Duke and Columbia Among Elite Schools to Settle in Price-Fixing Case

Published 01/24/2024 01:44 PM

Five universities have agreed to pay $104.5 million to settle a lawsuit accusing them of violating an agreement to be “need-blind” when admitting students.

Critics Protest Harvard’s Choice to Lead Antisemitism Task Force

Published 01/22/2024 09:17 PM

Bill Ackman and Lawrence Summers decried the choice of Derek J. Penslar, a professor of Jewish history, who had signed a letter describing Israel as an apartheid regime.

After Affirmative Action Ban, Students Use Essays to Highlight Race

Published 01/21/2024 04:50 PM

The Supreme Court’s ruling intended to remove the consideration of race during the admissions process. So students used their essays to highlight their racial background.

Harvard Defends Its Plagiarism Investigation of Its Former President

Published 01/20/2024 07:08 AM

The university released its most detailed account of its handling of plagiarism accusations against Claudine Gay, who resigned earlier this month.

The Next Battle in Higher Ed May Strike at Its Soul: Scholarship

Published 01/14/2024 09:28 PM

Cases involving Stanford, Harvard and M.I.T. are fueling skepticism over the thoroughness of research — even from the academic world’s biggest stars.

Biden Will Speak at Morehouse and West Point Graduations

Published 04/23/2024 09:45 PM

President Biden will deliver the commencement addresses in May as U.S. support for Israel fuels protests on other campuses.

Student Editorial Boards Rebuke College Officials for Protest Decisions

Published 04/23/2024 10:22 PM

Around the nation, editorial boards at college newspapers have defended free speech and pro-Palestinian protesters in recent weeks.

Columbia University Protests: Inside a Week of Unrest on Campus

Published 04/23/2024 09:55 PM

In a Washington war room, Columbia’s president, Nemat Shafik, decided to call police officers to arrest protesting students. The backlash now threatens her leadership.

Columbia, NYU and Yale Torn by Gaza War as Pro-Palestinian Protests Grow

Published 04/23/2024 01:20 PM

Dozens were arrested Monday at N.Y.U. and Yale, but officials there and at campuses across the country are running out of options to corral protests that are expected to last the rest of the school year.

A Night Different From Others as Pro-Palestinian Protests Break for Seder

Published 04/23/2024 05:54 PM

Pro-Palestinian protesters, many of whom are Jewish, prepared Seder dinners at college protest encampments, even as other Jewish students sought community in more traditional settings.

On Columbia’s Campus, a Protest Encampment Grows and Tensions Flare

Published 04/23/2024 03:48 AM

On a day the university president asked students to stay home, a tent city on a campus lawn kept growing, protesters met in tense confrontations and police and politicians converged to weigh in.

Man Charged With Hate Crime After Break-In at Rutgers Islamic Student Center

Published 04/22/2024 11:29 PM

Jacob Beacher is accused of stealing a Palestinian flag and causing $40,000 in damage to religious artifacts at Rutgers University during the Eid-al-Fitr holiday.

What to Wear to a Graduation

Published 03/27/2024 07:51 PM

Here’s some advice on how to dress appropriately as a guest at a high school or college commencement.

Does Your College Major Matter in MBA Admissions?

Published 03/20/2024 08:43 PM

Any major can lead to business school, and work experience matters more, experts say.

What Premeds Should Know About Types of Doctors

Published 03/14/2024 09:31 PM

There are many kinds of doctors, including surgeons, psychiatrists, oncologists and neurologists.

Why Do Colleges Close?

Published 02/20/2024 07:34 PM

Colleges, especially for-profits, often shut down due to financial instability or enrollment declines.

5 Personal Qualities That Law School Applicants Should Have

Published 02/09/2024 02:42 PM

Aspiring law school students should be open-minded, detail-oriented, team-friendly and persistent, experts say.

What Can You Do With a Political Science Degree?

Published 01/19/2024 06:21 PM

Political science is the study of politics, governance and power. A degree in this area can lead to a range of careers.

The SAT Has Changed: Here's What to Know

Published 01/16/2024 04:16 PM

SAT changes include a new digital format, shorter test time and an embedded graphing calculator.

New FAFSA Getting on Your Nerves? Here's Some Advice From an Expert

Published 01/11/2024 06:27 PM

Here's advice from an expert if you're having trouble completing the redesigned FAFSA for 2024-2025.

How to Prepare for a College Admissions Interview

Published 01/09/2024 04:34 PM

Follow these strategies to ace your college admissions interview.

How to Develop Critical Thinking Skills Before College

Published 12/14/2023 05:27 PM

Here are six ways high school students can sharpen their critical thinking skills for college success.

What to Wear to a College Interview: Everything You Need to Know

Published 11/29/2023 07:48 PM

How you dress for college interviews, and even campus visits to prospective schools, can affect your odds of acceptance.

Questions to Ask MBA Admissions Officers

Published 11/21/2023 03:12 PM

An admissions event is a good opportunity to ask deeper questions about what attending that business school would be like.

How Long Is Law School and What Is it Like?

Published 11/17/2023 07:38 PM

Law school typically lasts three years and the first year is especially rigorous, experts say.

What College Trustees Are and Why They Matter

Published 11/16/2023 02:57 PM

These powerful oversight boards work largely behind the scenes to safeguard the school's mission and reputation.

How to Write a Strong MBA Resume

Published 10/26/2023 04:33 PM

Show your value and keep it brief to create a business school resume that impresses admissions officers, experts say.

How to Find Study Abroad Scholarships

Published 10/24/2023 07:40 PM

Here are some sources of scholarships and grants that can lower the costs for U.S. college students to study abroad.

Why Majoring in the Humanities Can Be a Great Career Move

Published 10/06/2023 06:47 PM

Many students majoring in English, philosophy and film get impressive opportunities right out of college.

Wildlife Management Degrees Attract Animal and Nature Lovers

Published 10/04/2023 08:32 PM

People who enjoy the outdoors might consider one of several academic fields with an emphasis on wildlife. 

Consider a Major in Landscape Architecture

Published 09/20/2023 01:00 PM

STEM is important in this degree field, which can lead to a variety of jobs in a range of employment sectors.

How Study Abroad Can Benefit College Students

Published 09/08/2023 03:22 PM

Doing some coursework outside the U.S. can help students learn power skills and may provide an employment edge.

Typical MBA Courses That Applicants Should Know About

Published 09/06/2023 02:58 PM

Programs usually require classes in key areas, such as finance, operations management, leadership and strategy.

Consider an MBA Concentration in Technology

Published 09/05/2023 04:53 PM

Many companies are looking for tech-savvy business leaders.

The Differences Between AP and IB

Published 08/23/2023 02:20 PM

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses offer similar educational benefits but in different ways.

Deciding Whether to Defer Enrollment or Deny Acceptance to Graduate School

Published 08/16/2023 06:33 PM

Understand the rules and the possible financial implications when turning down an acceptance or delaying enrollment.

What Is a J.D. Degree?

Published 08/01/2023 02:03 PM

If you’re looking to become a lawyer, enrolling in a Juris Doctor program is likely your first step.

What Type of Salary Can You Expect With a Law Degree?

Published 07/26/2023 09:02 PM

Paycheck sizes range for J.D. recipients straight out of school, but jobs in the private sector tend to pay more.

Prison Education Programs: What to Know

Published 07/20/2023 04:12 PM

Prison education programs help lower recidivism rates and increase employment opportunities post-release.

What You Can Do With a Health Science Degree

Published 07/05/2023 10:10 PM

There are numerous job options, including dietitian, mental health counselor and respiratory therapist.

How to Start a Career in Government With a Law Degree

Published 07/05/2023 02:50 PM

There's often a better work-life balance than in private practice, and increased potential for student loan forgiveness.

How and When to Transfer Law Schools

Published 06/15/2023 10:05 PM

Achieving a high GPA your first year of law school is the best way to prepare, experts say.

Q&A: Advice for Law Students Hoping to Work at a Major Law Firm

Published 06/13/2023 02:34 PM

Aspiring lawyers should show their unique skillset and avoid treating all big law firms alike, an insider says. 

Look for These Red Flags in a College's Finances

Published 06/09/2023 05:06 PM

Institutional debt is a common factor in a growing number of college closures and mergers.

A Day in the Life of a Medical Intern

Published 06/06/2023 09:39 PM

View your colleagues as a supportive team, ask questions and be eager to learn, experts advise.

One Culprit in Rising College Costs: Administrative Expenses

Published 06/01/2023 02:31 PM

Colleges and universities are spending more on administration and less on instruction. Here's what that means for students.

Transition to College: Tips for Students With ADHD

Published 05/31/2023 02:46 PM

Self-advocacy is key for neurodivergent college students.

Legal Clinics: What Law School Students Should Know

Published 05/19/2023 02:32 PM

Clinics are part of most law school programs and allow you to hone your legal skills while serving the public.

Should You Be a Generalist or Specialist in Business School?

Published 05/17/2023 02:15 PM

Some schools offer multiple specialties in which MBA students can enroll.

Changes to Best Law Schools: A Letter to Prospective Law Students

Published 05/11/2023 12:00 PM

The 2023-2024 Best Law Schools rankings focus on outcome measures.

2023-2024 U.S. News Best Law and Medical Schools Rankings

Published 05/10/2023 08:00 PM

This website provides you with confidential, advanced access to the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Law Schools and the 2023-2024 U.S....

Graduate Programs in International Relations: What to Know

Published 05/03/2023 07:49 PM

Graduates tend to seek careers with the government, environmental groups, think tanks and global organizations.

What You Can Do With a Public Health Degree

Published 04/27/2023 06:11 PM

Graduates of public health programs can find a range of jobs in the private and public sectors.

Law vs. Public Policy: Which Degree Is Right for You?

Published 04/06/2023 07:14 PM

Those deciding between a master's in public policy program and law school should investigate both paths.

Advice for LGBTQ Law School Applicants

Published 03/29/2023 02:11 PM

Look into a prospective school's student groups, courses and staff.

What You Can Do With a Neuroscience Degree and How to Get One

Published 03/22/2023 04:30 PM

With just an undergraduate degree, career opportunities include research, pharmaceutical sales, public policy and health care.

Jobs You Can Do With a Science Ph.D., Beyond Academia

Published 03/13/2023 08:46 PM

Policy analyst and museum educator are among jobs outside higher education for people with a Ph.D. in a science field.

How to Choose an MBA Concentration

Published 03/02/2023 03:08 PM

From asset management to data analytics, a specialty can signal expertise to prospective employers.

Combined M.D.-J.D. Degrees: What to Know

Published 02/28/2023 05:18 PM

This grueling academic path takes six years, and experts say finishing is more about a committed work ethic than intelligence.

How to Find the Right Business School

Published 02/24/2023 06:48 PM

Beyond factors such as cost and degree program format, ask yourself critical questions about your professional goals.

M.D.-Ph.D. Programs Fuse Medicine and Research

Published 02/23/2023 04:20 PM

Students who earn these two degrees often find jobs as research scientists on medical school faculties.

Law School Students With Disabilities: What to Know

Published 02/17/2023 02:14 PM

Know your legal rights, identify who can help you advocate for yourself, and seek accommodations early, experts advise.

Finding Internships in Places Where Your Field Is Dominant

Published 02/01/2023 08:53 PM

College students can look for summer employment where jobs in their chosen career field are abundant.

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Published 01/27/2023 03:03 PM

Consider Instructional Styles When Choosing an MBA Program

Published 01/26/2023 09:18 PM

Understanding how you will be taught is an important factor when deciding which business school to attend.

Taking a Gap Year Before Medical School: Pros and Cons

Published 01/05/2023 05:44 PM

Aspiring doctors should consider the possible benefits and drawbacks of delaying medical school.

Getting an LL.M. Degree: What to Know

Published 12/28/2022 08:18 PM

This legal education, typically one year, is popular among foreign lawyers who want to practice in the U.S.

Why Some College Writing Professors Are Ditching Traditional Grading

Published 12/22/2022 02:44 PM

Labor-based grading aims to reduce stress and increase equity, particularly for first-year students in writing courses.

How Employers View an Associate Degree

Published 10/27/2022 03:20 PM

Associate-degree holders, despite typically earning less than those with a bachelor's degree, can get good-paying jobs.

FERPA: What Parents of College Students Should Know

Published 10/24/2022 02:36 PM

Federal law gives your child in college control over who sees their educational information.

The COVID Student Loan Repayment Pause Is Ending: What Borrowers Should Do Now

Published 10/06/2022 06:09 PM

Federal student loan borrowers should prepare now to resume payments in January 2023, experts advise.

How Colleges Are Making Study Abroad Programs More Accessible

Published 10/03/2022 05:35 PM

Barriers to studying abroad in college range from cost and family concerns to limited course flexibility.

A Guide to Federal Student Loan Counseling

Published 09/07/2022 02:06 PM

Entrance and exit counseling are mandatory, and your school may have other requirements.

5 Helpful Proverbs to Guide SAT, ACT Prep

Published 09/01/2022 03:27 PM

These familiar, time-honored sayings can be applied to preparation for college admissions exams.

Grad PLUS Loans: Everything You Need to Know

Published 08/17/2022 08:32 PM

There are benefits and trade-offs to these federal student loans for graduate or professional school.

3 Ways to Succeed in AP Courses

Published 08/17/2022 02:39 PM

If you begin to struggle academically in an Advanced Placement class, there are ways to turn your grade around.

How Important Are SAT, ACT Scores in College Admissions?

Published 08/16/2022 05:20 PM

Many colleges' testing policies have changed. Here's what that means for you as an applicant.

Start Planning for 4+1 Master's Program Admissions in High School

Published 08/11/2022 03:41 PM

It's wise to research five-year accelerated degree programs before beginning college.

Living-Learning Communities: What to Know

Published 08/10/2022 09:39 PM

Students live and take classes with peers who share a similar academic interest, identity or hobby.

Tribal Colleges and Universities: What to Know

Published 08/08/2022 08:00 PM

TCUs offer a low-cost, culturally inclusive education predominantly for American Indian and Alaska Native students.

Where 12 Famous Journalists Went to Journalism School

Published 08/04/2022 04:17 PM

These noteworthy print and broadcast journalists have been honing their reporting skills since their college days.

Emailing Your College Professor: Do's and Don'ts

Published 07/26/2022 04:57 PM

Clarity and formality are key to effective messaging with college instructors, experts say.

How to Get Into the College Classes You Need

Published 07/22/2022 02:17 PM

Students can take proactive steps to increase their chances of getting into popular courses.

How to Master Needed College Writing Skills

Published 07/18/2022 02:07 PM

Students will likely find themselves writing more often when they start college. Here are some tips to prepare.

Time Management Tips for College-Bound High School Students

Published 07/14/2022 02:18 PM

Here are seven tips to help you learn how to skillfully budget your time before heading off to college.

What Students With Mental Health Challenges Should Consider in the College Search

Published 07/12/2022 02:27 PM

Know your mental health needs, what your prospective college offers and whether it's a good fit.

Tips for Starting the College Search

Published 07/08/2022 06:00 PM

From planning early to seeking out scholarships, these seven tips will help you find a good college fit.

7 Guidelines for College Student-Professor Interactions

Published 07/05/2022 02:48 PM

Office hours aren't just for students who are struggling.

How College Clubs Can Lead to Careers

Published 05/12/2022 02:15 PM

Extracurricular activities can have as much impact as your major on your post-college job.

Signs of Colleges on the Rise: What to Watch

Published 05/11/2022 03:26 PM

Diverse achievements, equity and focus on student success are key factors, experts say.

9 Steps to Take After Selecting a College

Published 05/04/2022 03:04 PM

Experts advise high school students to build connections with peers, practice life skills and finish out the school year strong.

College Enrollment Caps: What to Know

Published 04/27/2022 02:36 PM

Schools implement limits on enrollment to meet physical space requirements or uphold faculty-to-student ratios.

How to Decide if a 2-Year Law School Program Is a Good Fit

Published 04/21/2022 03:05 PM

There are advantages and drawbacks to accelerated degree programs that knock a year off your time in law school.

What Is a Good PSAT Score?

Published 04/11/2022 03:52 PM

High marks on the PSAT can open doors for college scholarships and Advanced Placement classes.

Resources for College Students Facing Housing Insecurity

Published 04/06/2022 09:58 PM

Colleges are establishing basic needs hubs, affordable housing options and safe parking programs.

How to Navigate College as a Neurodivergent Student

Published 04/05/2022 08:45 PM

Neurodivergent students can access academic, independent living, social and mental health resources at some schools.

How Colleges Are Addressing Food Insecurity

Published 03/16/2022 01:35 PM

Food pantries and meal swipe donations are some of the ways colleges are confronting food insecurity on campus.

Should Kids Get Homework?

Published 03/11/2022 02:34 PM

Homework gives elementary students a way to practice concepts, but too much can be harmful, experts say.

What to Know About 'Grow Your Own' Teacher Programs

Published 03/02/2022 08:08 PM

Recruiting teachers locally can ease staffing shortages and increase workforce diversity.

10 Job Search Tips for College Seniors

Published 02/16/2022 03:12 PM

Students can look to their college's career center for help with resumes, interviews and negotiations.

Support for Parents Attending College: What to Know

Published 01/24/2022 03:09 PM

Child care costs, time constraints and financial insecurity can hinder a parent's ability to finish college.

2022 U.S. News Best Online Programs Rankings

Published 01/12/2022 07:12 PM

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Hybrid Classes in College: What to Know

Published 12/13/2021 05:44 PM

As higher education adapts to fit students' needs during COVID-19, more schools offer hybrid learning options.

What You Need to Know About Google Career Certificates

Published 05/03/2021 10:12 PM

Google Career Certificates could help you prepare for a tech sector job.

Agile Scrum: What Scrum Is and How it Works

Published 04/20/2021 10:19 PM

Teams and organizations can thrive with an Agile Scrum approach.

What You Need to Know About Agile Methodologies

Published 03/22/2021 02:56 PM

Agile methods can transform the way you work.

Everything You Need to Know About Tableau Certification

Published 03/11/2021 07:46 PM

Certifications can demonstrate your knowledge of Tableau software and might help you land a job or a raise.

Everything You Need to Know About Cisco Certifications and Learning Paths

Published 02/26/2021 09:10 PM

A Cisco certification can help you become more skilled and marketable in your technical career.

How to Start Learning React: A U.S. News Guide

Published 02/23/2021 07:22 PM

If you’re considering learning React and JavaScript, this guide can help you get started.

Everything You Need to Know About Six Sigma Certifications: A U.S. News Guide

Published 02/12/2021 10:34 PM

Earning a Six Sigma certification can boost your problem-solving skills.

Free and Paid Online Resources to Start Learning HTML and CSS

Published 02/09/2021 02:54 PM

Learn HTML and CSS online for free, and use them to create webpages or move up in your career.

Best Practices of State Bullying Policies

Published 12/16/2010 10:22 PM

Secretary Duncan issued a technical assistance memo highlighting key components of strong state bullying laws and policies.

New Board Members for Postsecondary Improvement Fund

Published 12/13/2010 03:27 PM

Secretary Duncan announced 13 new board members for the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE).

International Student Assessment

Published 12/07/2010 06:15 PM

"Being average in reading and science—and below average in math—is not nearly good enough," Secretary Duncan said in response to results from the Program for International Student Assessment.

Passage of the Child Nutrition Bill

Published 12/03/2010 11:52 AM

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act will "help schools fight our country's childhood obesity epidemic and give students access to the nutritional food they need to help them learn," Secretary Duncan said.

Grants to Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions

Published 11/23/2010 02:24 PM

ED announced grants to higher education institutions that serve Asian American and Pacific Islander students.

Assessment Board Members Named

Published 11/17/2010 04:09 PM

Secretary Duncan named six members of the National Assessment Governing Board, which oversees the Nation's Report Card.

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Schools try to balance freedom of speech and security during student protests

Published 04/23/2024 10:23 PM

Schools weigh freedom of speech and safety risks as nationwide protests pop up on college campuses over the Israel-Hamas conflict.

Columbia University's student radio is on air nonstop covering campus protests

Published 04/23/2024 09:55 PM

Columbia University's student radio station WKCR has been transformed into a bustling newsroom by the protests that have roiled campus for the past week.

Pro-Palestinian encampments and protests spread on college campuses across the U.S.

Published 04/23/2024 06:49 PM

After dozens of pro-Palestinian protesters were arrested at Columbia, Yale and NYU, students at colleges from Massachusetts to Minnesota to California are erecting encampments in solidarity.

Gaza solidarity protests sweep U.S. colleges; SCOTUS tackles Starbucks union case

Published 04/23/2024 12:58 PM

Tensions are high as campus protests over the war in Gaza stretch across the U.S. The Supreme Court will hear a case about pro-union Starbucks employees.

Columbia cancels in-person classes after some students say they don't feel safe

Published 04/23/2024 12:21 PM

NPR's A Martinez speaks to Debbie Becher, associate professor at Barnard College, about a wave of protests on college campuses amid growing tensions on campuses over Israel's war in Gaza.

Tensions rise on college campuses as pro-Palestinian protests intensify

Published 04/23/2024 10:13 AM

Turmoil gripped some of America's most prestigious universities on Monday as administrators tried to defuse campus protests over Israel's war in Gaza.

Morning news brief

Published 04/23/2024 10:13 AM

Gaza protests on college campuses stretch across the U.S. British lawmakers OK plan to outsource U.K.'s refugee system to Rwanda. Supreme Court to hear Starbucks case about fired pro-union workers.

How pro-Palestinian protests have escalated at Yale and Columbia University

Published 04/22/2024 11:32 PM

Pro-Palestinian protesters at Columbia University said today they would not take down their tent encampment.

Passover arrives at a tense time on Columbia's campus amid pro-Palestine protests

Published 04/22/2024 09:34 PM

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Rabbi Yuda Drizin, director of Chabad at Columbia University, about the wave of protests on campus over Israel's war in Gaza.

Columbia University shifts classes to remote-only after a wave of protests on campus

Published 04/22/2024 05:46 PM

Yale University, Emerson College and New York University are among the few schools where students are staging encampments calling for divestment from Israel.

Someone fishing with a magnet dredged up new evidence in Georgia couple's killing, officials say

Published 04/23/2024 08:21 PM

70-year-old Uber driver brutally beaten by passenger in Los Angeles

Published 04/22/2024 06:39 PM

21-year-old missing in central Utah after leaving to work a week ago

Published 04/23/2024 07:55 PM

Diver pinned under water by an alligator figured he had choice: Lose his arm or lose his life

Published 04/22/2024 04:04 PM

"Now's the time to cut your losses": Former Trump prosecutor outlines potential "win-win situation"

Published 04/23/2024 11:38 AM

Orange County man held at gunpoint after dealership loses loaner agreement, reports car stolen

Published 04/22/2024 09:33 PM

Biden rule grants overtime pay to 4 million US workers

Published 04/23/2024 06:04 PM

L.A. student dies after safety team member allegedly does not intervene to try to prevent fight

Published 04/23/2024 09:26 PM

Who is Karen McDougal? What to know about the potential witness in Trump's hush money trial

Published 04/22/2024 03:58 PM

CNN anchor pushes back after governor mentions Biden while discussing Trump’s hush money trial

Published 04/21/2024 11:02 PM

NCDOT removes former homeless camp and 45 tons debris from a Raleigh interchange

Published 04/22/2024 09:52 PM

Homeless man accused of living with teen runaway for days in North Phoenix | Crime Files

Published 04/22/2024 11:14 PM

Tennessee's GOP governor says Volkswagen plant workers made a mistake in union vote

Published 04/22/2024 08:14 PM

Judge Warns Trump’s Idiot Lawyer His Entire Credibility Is at Risk

Published 04/23/2024 04:39 PM

This Photo Allegedly Shows What a Beach in Palestine Looked Like Before Israel Was Founded. We Delved into Its History

Published 04/22/2024 07:00 PM

Russia warns Europe: if you take our assets, we have a response that will hurt

Published 04/23/2024 07:15 AM

Chicago Bears to announce plans Wednesday for new domed stadium on lakefront

Published 04/22/2024 10:41 PM

Minnesota Sen. Nicole Mitchell arrested and charged for burglary after being found in home

Published 04/23/2024 03:08 AM

Trump called this visa 'very bad' for Americans. Truth Social applied for one

Published 04/23/2024 05:03 AM

Barefoot man recorded jumping on alligator in Florida highway. ‘Hold my sweet tea’

Published 04/23/2024 03:04 PM

Joe Biden Taunts Rep. Lauren Boebert With 2-Word Message From 'Dark Brandon'

Published 04/23/2024 04:29 AM

Dying suspect’s confession leads to remains that are believed to be that of missing woman, daughter

Published 04/23/2024 05:03 PM

Opinion: I’d rather live in the ‘world’s most dangerous place’ than America

Published 04/23/2024 09:25 AM

Sacramento man convicted of four freeway shootings and sentenced to 90 years to be released early

Published 04/23/2024 06:53 AM

Satellite photos suggest Iran air defense radar struck in Isfahan during apparent Israeli attack

Published 04/22/2024 07:04 PM

Sotomayor Asks One Damning Question in Supreme Court Homelessness Case

Published 04/22/2024 07:34 PM

CNN correspondent describes why she thinks Trump’s gag order hearing was a ‘disaster’

Published 04/23/2024 08:04 PM

Mexico's leading presidential candidate stopped by masked men who ask for help in stemming violence

Published 04/22/2024 05:56 AM

‘Iran is broke’: How clerics crippled the Islamic Republic

Published 04/22/2024 05:27 PM

OOPS! Eric Trump Freaks Out Over Dad’s Trial But Gets 1 Very Awkward Thing Wrong

Published 04/23/2024 08:07 AM

Judge denies new sentencing hearing for 2 brothers awaiting execution for 'Wichita massacre'

Published 04/22/2024 01:36 PM

New Marine One helicopters the US spent $5 billion on aren't allowed to carry the president because they could scorch the lawn

Published 04/23/2024 05:49 PM

3 New Jersey spots make the list of 'America's 100 Most Charming Main Streets'

Published 04/23/2024 09:20 AM

Jamie Dimon is worried the US economy is headed back to the 1970s

Published 04/23/2024 07:22 PM

Ukraine has only six months left

Published 04/23/2024 05:04 PM

How Toxic Is Trump? Republican Group's Hidden Camera Reveals Uncomfortable Truth.

Published 04/23/2024 09:26 AM

Peruvian woman dies by euthanasia after years-long fight for 'dignified death'

Published 04/22/2024 08:09 PM

New access restrictions go into effect at Hartsfield-Jackson airport

Published 04/22/2024 06:40 PM

Florida woman trips, falls over 'sticky substance' on Orlando International Airport floor, lawsuit says

Published 04/22/2024 10:08 PM

Chinese general takes a harsh line on Taiwan and other disputes at an international naval gathering

Published 04/22/2024 07:14 AM

Surgeon fired after ogling sedated patients’ ‘genitals of the day,’ taking money from medical company

Published 04/22/2024 06:08 PM

A woman lost 55 pounds making 2 easy changes to her diet and exercise habits. Wegovy got her to 105.

Published 04/22/2024 12:31 PM

Psychologist becomes first person in Peru to die by euthanasia after fighting in court for years

Published 04/22/2024 11:05 PM

Trump Picks Another Fight With Judge as He Waits for Contempt Ruling

Published 04/23/2024 05:24 PM

I-75 crash kills one driver, causes major Kentucky traffic backup for hours

Published 04/23/2024 02:18 PM

4 Germans caught marking Hitler's birthday outside Nazi dictator's birthplace in Austria

Published 04/22/2024 10:32 AM

Why Trump is upset about what’s happening outside the NY courthouse

Published 04/23/2024 03:09 PM

Columbia University responds after Robert Kraft says he's pulling support over antisemitic violence

Published 04/23/2024 02:54 PM

The Latest | Failed rocket strike launched on US-led coalition forces base in Syria

Published 04/22/2024 07:50 AM

Watch: Alec Baldwin smacks phone of protester who demanded he say ‘Free Palestine’

Published 04/23/2024 06:23 AM

Mass arrests made as US campus protests over Gaza spread

Published 04/23/2024 11:11 AM

Demonstrators at NYU and Yale are arrested while Columbia cancels in-person classes for safety.

Drag queen Lady Bushra on growing up in Bradford

Published 04/23/2024 02:25 AM

Lady Bushra, one of the UK's best-known British Asian drag queens, opens up about his first UK tour.

Parents in NI march for help with childcare bills

Published 04/20/2024 01:38 PM

Parents in Northern Ireland do not get any free childcare, unlike those in other parts of the UK.

Birthday card delivered almost nine years late

Published 04/22/2024 06:15 AM

A father says his 10-year-old son was "gobsmacked" to receive a birthday card almost nine years late.

DfE says 85,000 more free childcare places needed

Published 04/19/2024 01:24 AM

The Department for Education estimates about 40,000 staff are also needed in England by September 2025.

Almost a quarter of kids aged 5-7 have smartphones

Published 04/19/2024 12:11 AM

The regulator calls the data a "wake up call", and says parents and industry need to do more.

England set for highest suspensions in school year

Published 04/18/2024 03:12 PM

Unions say schools do not have enough resources to support persistently disruptive pupils.

How play helped girl with arthritis to laugh again

Published 04/20/2024 07:15 AM

Sfiyah was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis when she was just nine.

Going to university 'transformed my life'

Published 04/21/2024 07:55 AM

Dr Suzella Palmer dropped out of school aged 14, but returned to education and is now a lecturer.

Hamilton stars ask students 'Who tells your story?'

Published 04/19/2024 12:47 PM

Hamilton actors teach Belfast children confidence and to speak up for what they believe in.

'I sent out 300 applications and got 299 rejections'

Published 04/06/2024 09:05 AM

Universities and employers are working together to help low-income families start a career by 2030.

The working farm tackling anxiety in young people

Published 03/26/2024 06:20 AM

GroundEd provides training to students who have special educational needs such as autism and anxiety.

What if you didn't get the primary school you want?

Published 04/17/2024 04:34 PM

Parents in England and Wales have been told which primary school their children will be going to.

Teachers' strikes: Will there be more?

Published 04/04/2024 04:43 PM

The National Education Union has been considering whether to go on strike again in 2024.

What are children learning in sex education?

Published 03/13/2024 05:36 PM

Schools often consult parents about RSHE teaching, but some disagreements have led to protests.

How can parents appeal over secondary school places?

Published 03/01/2024 09:38 AM

Year 6 children in England and Wales are finding out which secondary school they will be going to.

Who gets 15 hours of free childcare and how do I apply?

Published 04/02/2024 12:50 PM

Parents in England can now access 15 hours of free weekly childcare for their two-year-olds.

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