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SAT scandal shows tyranny of standardized testing
by Education: News & Videos about Education -
Nov 28, 2016
“As education scandals go, the news that students at some of the best high schools on Long Island paid others to take their College Board tests seems mild. The Long Island scandal pales behind the sex scandal at Penn State.”
College graduation rates: Income really matters
by Education: News & Videos about Education -
Nov 17, 2016
“It's getting more difficult for low-income students to climb the economic ladder as the college graduation gap between the rich and poor grows.”
Pennsylvania college faculty ends strike after tentative deal
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Oct 22, 2016
“(Reuters) - A union representing public college faculty in Pennsylvania ended a three-day strike on Friday after reaching a tentative deal with the state on pay, benefits and working conditions. The new agreement, which ends on June 30, 2018, was announced separately by the State System of Higher Education and by the union, the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties. "Our primary goals were to preserve quality education for our students, protect our adjuncts from exploitation, and make sure the varieties of faculty work are respected," the union's president, Kenneth Mash, said in a statement.”
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Oct 22, 2016
“WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars are spent each year on the country's public schools. The U.S. has a record-high graduation rates, 83 percent, but also stubborn achievement gaps and dismally lagging math and reading scores compared with other countries. And university degrees are leaving millions mired in debt. Few issues touch the lives of families like the state of education.”
Editorial: College Accreditors Need Higher Standards
by NYT > Education
Oct 20, 2016
“The federal government’s hands-off approach to ensuring higher education standards has led to lax oversight by some independent organizations.”
South Africa's Gordhan has full backing of cabinet - minister
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Oct 20, 2016
“CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has the full backing of cabinet as he faces charges that, while running the tax agency, he fraudulently approved early retirement for a deputy, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Thursday. Gordhan is "innocent until proven otherwise by a court of law," Radebe told reporters. Gordhan has also been added to a inter-ministerial task team analysing university fees following protests by students over the cost of higher education, Radebe said. ...”
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