Socioeconomics

Northern barriers to post-secondary education

A new study from Nipissing University in North Bay finds that students from the northern-most areas of Canada face barriers on the road to …

College & University

Taking a Stand

Chris Rose | Jason Raish, Illustration<p>It’s early summer in New Orleans and that means one thing: Who Dat, baby!<p>While the rest of the country ponders …

New Orleans

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<b>NEW YORK</b>—The de Blasio Administration today announced that Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first of its kind Girl Scout troop dedicated to serving girls …

Homelessness

Students applying for internships asked whether their parents went to university, report finds

Students applying for summer internships are being asked whether their parents went to university, a report has found, amid fears that middle-class applicants will be “penalised” by leading graduate employers.<p>Almost half (45 per cent) of the country’s largest graduate recruiters, including top …

Education

How to find the perfect target market of your mobile app

In the current highly competitive environment, most app makers are worried about being successful and getting a significant share of the market. …

UX Design

What To Expect From Recent College Admission Developments

A lot has been happening in the world of college admission since this year’s seniors received their admission decisions. Whether it’s changes to affirmative action or institutions’ testing requirements, it’s hard to keep up. But whatever the changes, it’s the unintended consequences we need to keep …

Education

New Federal Data Show America Still Needs to Improve College Access

It’s tempting to think that America has largely solved its problems surrounding access to postsecondary education. The rate at which recent high …

College & University

'Fandry,' a Rural Tale of Caste Oppression, Paints a Necessary Portrait of India

<i>(Welcome to</i> <b>A Passage to India</b><i>, a new series where we explore great works from all over South Asia for unacquainted viewers, all of them available to</i> …

India

Cleveland Neighborhoods 'Redlined' in the 1930s Are the Same Ones Dealing With Lead, Sexual Assault, Poverty and Poor Internet Issues Today

click to enlarge<p>In the process of working on a comprehensive project to examine unsubmitted sexual assaults in Cleveland, senior research associates …

Cleveland

How school desegregation efforts could change, or not, after DeVos's move to scrap Obama-era guidance on race

The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw guidance dealing with race in school admissions last week wasn’t just about colleges.<p>School districts …

Education

Fluoride debate coming back to Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE — Having settled contentious debates about whether to keep their fire and police departments, Brooksville City Council members last week …

Fluoride

D’Youville College announces $5 million award for new Health Professional Hub

D’Youville College continues to expand its footprint on the city’s West Side. Thanks to a $5 million grant, the college will be building a new Health …

Buffalo

All the World’s a Stage…

July 10, 2018 by Father Seán ÓLaoire, PhD<p>One of the great archetypes of incarnation is that of life as a drama, a play. And, if you’ve ever done any …

William Shakespeare

Dhule lynchings: A week after lynching, fear grips nomadic community

On Saturday, at least 100 members of the community undertook a morcha in Sakri in Dhule to demand protection for members of their community and to …

India News

A Low-Tech Solution To Ending Health Disparities

One of the great American healthcare tragedies is only peripherally connected to medicine. It’s the fact that one’s zip code can have a greater impact on health than one’s genetic code. Where people live, usually reflecting their socio-economic status, often determines if they will suffer from a …

Income Inequality

City’s lead contamination problems highlight even worse rates throughout New York

New York City's failure to disclose how many children in public housing have elevated lead levels in their blood has highlighted the state's own outdated measures for determining when a child has been subjected to lead contamination.<p>The New York Daily News reported this week that, since the city …

Public Health

Clemson adopts new student ticket policy for football games

Clemson University plans to fill in its gray areas — in the student sections.<p>The school has adopted a new student ticketing policy for the 2018 …

Student Government

More than 40 per cent of NSW murders now family violence related

While NSW courts are meant to complete ADVOs within three months, when children are involved, some areas, such as Macarthur, have cases wait for more …

Sociology

Why hundreds of colleges are ditching the SAT and ACT for incoming freshmen

Last month, the University of Delaware decided to make the SAT and ACT an optional part of its admissions requirements.<p>It's a move that's becoming …

College & University

New healthcare plan promises to overhaul South Africa's massively skewed system

Since 1994 South Africa has invested substantial resources in health care services. As a result, it’s has made significant health gains. For example, …

Health Care

Why would the NHL consider reinstating Slava Voynov? That's a good question

This isn't about second chances. This isn't about redemption or character rebuilding or someone realizing the error in his ways and the arc of his …

Ice Hockey

Secunderabad Cantt Board removes 28K slum dwellers from voter list

In a major move, over 28,000 voters in Secunderabad's cantonment area have potentially lost their voting rights after the Secunderabad Cantonment …

India

Govt accepts overhaul of schools funding

The way independent schools receive government funding is to be overhauled after a fight between the sector and Turnbull Government.<p>But the changes, …

Tanya Plibersek

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A long-awaited report into school funding has recommended changes to how government money is allocated to non-government schools. Currently a …

Education

NYT: Rich Tech Gurus are Connecting with their Inner Children via ‘Songsversations’

NYT: Rich Tech Gurus are Connecting with their Inner Children via ‘Songsversations’<p>July 5, 2018 by Mark Meckler<p>This is not intended to be comical, …

Jesus

Research Says: Your Mom Influenced Your Intelligence

Were you the kind of kid who always aced math tests, could memorize historical facts with ease, and recite Shakespeare back to your English teacher …

IQ

Trump to revoke Obama policy using race in school admissions

The Trump administration is rescinding Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a student's race into account in order to promote diversity …

Trump Administration

Delhi family deaths: Minds can be influenced, say experts

The alleged mass suicide of 11 members of a family living in the outskirts of Delhi has rattled even the experts. With police investigation still on, …

Mental Health

Message to SA CEOs: don't ignore Thuma Mina call from your colleagues

It’s a week until South Africa’s annual CEO SleepOut at historic Liliesleaf in Rivonia. Everyone who has done it tells me I’m in for a transformative …

CEOs

How to help children overcome math anxiety

Sian Beilock Courtesy of Barnard CollegeYou stare at the math test, pencil frozen. You <i>know</i> the answer to this problem. You know you know the answer …

Mathematics