Doug Brunner

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The Heart of Texas: Why Colleges Admit the Way They Do

Since last October, admissions officers at every selective college and university in the United States have been standing, transfixed, on the tracks, watching a great freight train bear down on them. The train was Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a challenge to an admissions policy at U.T. …

U.S. schools not making the grade when it comes to education technology

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Here’s a bit of disappointing but not-so-surprising news: according to a new report from the nonprofit think tank Center for …


Despite their ubiquity among students, mobile phones are still viewed as contraband in most classrooms. Students are told to turn their phones off, …

Slide Show: Affirmative Action Survives, for Now

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Abigail Fisher v. University of Texas, a case that was poised to end affirmative action in admissions to public universities. Instead, the Court sent the case back to a lower court, with the instruction that it examine Texas’s …

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Do Schools Kill Creativity?

“TED and The Huffington Post are excited to bring you TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful “idea worth spreading” every …

Qatar Emir Steps Down, Transfers Power To Son

A rare event has taken place in the Middle East — the ruler of an Arab country has voluntarily stepped down. The emir of the Gulf state of Qatar handed power over to his son in a quiet ceremony in Doha Tuesday.<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>A rare event has taken place in the Middle East - the …

Math class needs a makeover | Dan Meyer


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