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Yale Law students sit out class, travel to Supreme Court to protest Kavanaugh

September 24th, 2018 by schoolbound

In the wake of sexual-assault allegations from decades ago that recently became public, students protested Yale graduate Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read More

China Dispatch: Welcome to College. Your Parents Are in the Tents Next Door.

September 23rd, 2018 by schoolbound

Parents of first-year college students in China live in tents on campus to make goodbyes easier. Critics say they are pampering a generation of only children. Read More

'This is an extraordinary moment’: Yale Law faculty call on Senate committee to treat allegations seriously in Kavanaugh nomination

September 21st, 2018 by schoolbound

After a professor in California accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault that happened decades ago when they were in high school, faculty and students at Yale Law School asked for a neutral fact-finder to investigate the allegations. Read More

How the Great Recession changed higher education forever

September 21st, 2018 by schoolbound

The immediate impact of the Great Recession eventually faded on college campuses, but the scars of the financial crisis remain with higher education in three significant ways. Read More

Harvard Club Considers a Change, and Some Think It’s the ‘Worst Thing Ever’

September 21st, 2018 by schoolbound

When the New York City club’s leadership proposed turning Harvard Hall into a dining room, members pushed back and the club president was called a “fascist dictator.” Read More

The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia

September 21st, 2018 by schoolbound

In 1983, Sally and Bennett Shaywitz began studying the reading skills of more than 400 children. The subjects are in their 40s now, and the Shaywitzes are still tracking them. Read More

Jeff Bezos Cites a Big Number, but Few Details, in Plan for Low-Income Montessori Preschools

September 21st, 2018 by schoolbound

The announcement that Mr. Bezos would start a network of Montessori preschools has made some in the education world wary. Read More

Fingers Point to China After Break-Ins Target New Zealand Professor

September 21st, 2018 by schoolbound

Prof. Anne-Marie Brady had conducted research into the breadth of the Chinese Communist Party’s influence in Western countries. Read More

Kavanaugh is supposed to teach a class at Harvard. These students want him investigated first.

September 20th, 2018 by schoolbound

Four Harvard Law School students are calling for the school to investigate the sexual assault allegation — or cancel the course that he is scheduled to teach. Read More

France Bans Smartphones in Schools Through 9th Grade. Will It Help Students?

September 20th, 2018 by schoolbound

The government hopes the move will get students to pay more attention in class and talk more to each other. But some doubt whether the ban can be enforced. Read More