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College Board CEO defends SAT ‘adversity score,’ tells underprivileged students, ‘We can see you’

College Board CEO David Coleman defended the SAT “adversity score” on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom” on Friday, saying  the messaging behind the new criteria is to say “we can see you” to students from low-income or “demanding circumstances.”… Continue reading

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Court: Kentucky university failed to obey open-records law

Kentucky’s flagship university failed to obey the state’s open-records law when it refused to provide a campus newspaper with documents pertaining to a sexual misconduct investigation, an appeals court ruled Friday. Continue reading

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College Board says adversity context rewards resourcefulness

Administrators of the SAT college admissions test say considering scores in the context of where a student went to high school will let colleges identify resourceful students they might otherwise overlook. Continue reading

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Report: Ohio State team doctor abused 177, leaders knew

At least 177 men were sexually abused by an Ohio State team doctor who died years ago, the university said Friday as it released findings from a law firm that investigated the accusations, concluding that school leaders knew at the time. Continue reading

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College Board president pushing ‘adversity score’ is same man behind controversial Common Core program

The College Board president behind the recent decision to assign applicants an “adversity score” is the same man who peddled Common Core, one of the colossal failures of the U.S. educational system.  Continue reading

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Mary Clare Amselem: SAT ‘adversity score’ isn’t what America is about

The College Board’s recent announcement that it will no longer score students based only on their ability to correctly answer questions on the SAT exam is about as welcome as a pop quiz. Continue reading

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Columbia University to produce Obama presidency oral history

Columbia University Libraries in New York will produce the official oral history of Barack Obama’s presidency. Continue reading

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SAT to use ‘adversity score’ for students applying to college

The College Board, which oversees the SAT exam used by most U.S. colleges during the admissions process, plans to introduce an “adversity score” which takes into consideration the social and economic background of every student. Continue reading

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Kansas college agrees to outside probe after player’s death

A Kansas community college agreed under mounting pressure to an independent investigation into the heatstroke death last year of a football player who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice. Continue reading

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University of Oklahoma regents to consider interim president

The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents will consider naming an interim or acting university president this week. Continue reading

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Boy, 8, finds gun and accidentally shoots mom at college baseball game, police say

A college baseball game was postponed in Tennessee on Tuesday evening after an 8-year-old boy shot his mother in what police are saying was an accident, according to reports. Continue reading

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Future of Rutgers independent student newspaper in doubt

The future of the independent student newspaper at New Jersey’s flagship university is in question after students voted to stop funding it. Continue reading

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Clash over abortion at UNC results in second arrest

A second liberal student at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill was arrested after being triggered by signs depicting the graphic reality of abortion. Continue reading

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Hofstra University frat suspended after video shows members allegedly forcing dog to drink beer

A fraternity at Hofstra University in New York has been suspended after a video — which appears to show students forcing a dog to drink from a beer keg — circulated online. Continue reading

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Rosenstein quotes Mueller in commencement address: ‘You may find yourself standing alone’

Just two days after formally stepping aside as Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein delivered a commencement address Monday at the University of Baltimore School of Law quoting Robert Mueller and urging graduates to stick to “principles” even when t… Continue reading

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Hundreds evacuated from Australian college library because of smelly durian fruit

The library of an Australian university was evacuated last week because of a suspected gas leak which turned out to be something much different. Continue reading

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University of Oklahoma president announces resignation

The University of Oklahoma’s president has announced that he will retire from the position, which he took on last year. Continue reading

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University of Oklahoma president announces retirement

The University of Oklahoma’s president has announced that he will retire from the position, which he took on last year. Continue reading

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Alan Dershowitz slams Harvard’s decision to drop Weinstein lawyer as dean: ‘new McCarthyism’

Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz called the school’s decision to drop Ronald Sullivan Jr. from his role as dean of a residential house after he joined Harvey Weinstein’s legal defense team “the new McCarthyism.” Continue reading

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Patriots’ Julian Edelman completes degree started in 2006, graduates from Kent State University

He’s delivered on the gridiron, and now he’s delivered a promise to his parents. Continue reading

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