Andreas Milano

Harvard and its peers should be embarrassed about how few students they educate

That some 55,000 applicants were denied the chance to attend Harvard — which, with its $42 billion endowment, is fully capable of serving more than 1,640 students in an incoming class — is no cause for celebration. Instead, the ever-declining proportion of applicants accepted at such top-ranked universities should spur them to consider making their freshman classes substantially larger. Such a move would be especially appropriate — and, perhaps, more imaginable — after a pandemic year when universities across the country have had to reconceive education in a multitude of ways.

This year’s admissions figures arrive amid an increasingly

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“Learn While You Earn:” Upgrade Your Career While Working

Crown Heights Career Hub, an innovative employment training program for the Anash community is launching a brand new “earn while you learn” program geared specifically for working Anash men. Full Story

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How Will Colleges Evaluate Students during Pandemic?

When schools around the U.S. closed starting in March 2020 because of COVID-19 restrictions, more American students than usual received low grades.

Now, many people are wondering: How will colleges and universities consider promising students who had trouble in school?

Information gathered by the Reuters news agency shows that the number of very low grades increased by two or three times in some places. School closures and the move to internet classes affected all grade levels in U.S. schools.

Reuters looked at schools in big cities like Chicago, and in smaller places like Carlsbad, California. Schools in all areas were

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Virginia Tech sued by group claiming university policies stifle right-wing speech | Local News



Virginia Tech was sued in federal court Thursday by a conservative, free-speech group that claims the university’s policies stifle students’ expression of right-wing views on campus.




Virginia Tech was sued in federal court Thursday by a conservative, free-speech group that claims the university’s policies stifle students’ expression of right-wing views on campus.

Speech First, Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit launched in 2018, alleges the university’s harassment, discrimination and “bias-related incidents” policies are vague and could punish speech protected by the First Amendment.

The lawsuit claims that three Virginia Tech students — identified in court records

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‘Not built for minorities to succeed’: black scientists on academia’s race problem | Race

Dr Yolanda Ohene: ‘In science, I’d like to see a breaking down of intellectual elitism’

Dr Yolanda Ohene, 29, is a biophysicist at the University of Manchester. After an undergraduate degree in physics at Imperial College London she went on to research at masters level and co-founded Minorities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), before starting her PhD at UCL.

I call myself a biophysicist because I develop MRI techniques focused on neurodegenerative disease. I have a physics background, but it’s segued to the intersection between biology, physics and neuroscience. I was enticed by the biological questions,

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To provide a full education, NC should boost teachers and staff

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Third graders Ana Toller, left, and D’Ki Watson, right, get help on a math problem from their teacher Yvonne Gayton, center, at Fox Road Elementary School in North Raleigh on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.

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It takes a whole village to raise a child.

This ubiquitous proverb is true. Our children learn and grow in classrooms and in schools, neighborhoods and communities. The latter offer children different social and economic realities. These realities are structurally inequitable, and impact students’ academic achievement and well-being – their physical, social, emotional and behavioral health. The results: major and persistent gaps in

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