With its new adversity tool, the College Board is joining a broadening movement toward using race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action.With the plan, the College Board, which administers the SAT, is joining a broadening movement among all levels of education toward using race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action.
CreditCreditSteven Senne/Associated PressGeorgetown University said Wednesday that it planned to dismiss two students connected to the college admissions scandal.7 million in bribes from the college counselor at the center of the case, William Singer, between 2012 and 2018.
May 17, 2019 Rawpixel/Pexels The members of Generation Z are quite different than their Millennial older siblings.For example, Generation Z was only recently referred to as Generation Edge.
A new report found that school segregation across the country was deeper in 2016 than it was in 1988.Board of Education approaches on May 17, but fights over school segregation, rather than decreasing, are becoming more common.
The Education Department is currently investigating 652 complaints of Title IX violations related to sexual harassment and violence, 279 of which are against K-12 schools.And K-12 schools — often unaware of their obligations under federal law — have become notorious for failing to recognize and address sexual assault, and employing tactics to intimidate victims and avoid lawsuits.
and Stephanie Robinson led Winthrop House to commencement in 2017.They were the first African-American faculty deans in Harvard’s history.
There is a big difference between ambition (adaptive perfectionism) and what is commonly referred to as perfectionism (maladaptive perfectionism.” Jonathan Hoxmark/Unsplash If you want to get ahead at work, you need to focus on your personal growth and on building strong connections with other professionals within your industry.
While others may balk at tedious tasks like alphabetizing and filing, you use duties such as these as an opportunity to gain some much needed quiet time.Some employees look forward for the chance to meet people in their organization they otherwise wouldn’t, but an HSP may find the expectation to constantly interact with a large group to be draining.
We're trying to be really open about what we're looking for, how our process works and give direct feedback to entrepreneurs.We're a generalist fund within software, but less consumer focused than some of the other women's focus funds.
But here’s the problem: while I’m thinking about all those things, I’m not terribly focused on my work.ZDNet likes the Chrome extension Stay Focused, which lets you say “block these time suck sites” for a while and set your own parameters for focused work.
If you don’t have to deal with mental health challenges in your own life, take a look at those statistics again.We reached out on social media to ask for employees’ experiences of dealing with mental health issues at work — and asked an expert for some advice on creating a mentally healthier work environment.
He barked advice to three dozen independent school photographers, a mix of veterans and newbies, all of them looking for big paydays.“Or do you want to have two homes and be able to take nice vacations and put your kids through good schools?
Let’s take a closer look at how and why storytelling skills can help you get ahead at work.” – Mary Catherine Bateson, Peripheral Vision: Learning Along the Way People don’t think about experiences as isolated incidents or as a series of unrelated occurrences.
The private UK-based DXW has launched a returners' programme in the midst of a national digital skills shortage By | May 08, 2019 Share UK-based digital consultancy DXW Digital has launched a returners’ programme to help people that have been out of work for two or more years.The returners’ programme comes at a time when the UK continues to face a digital skills talent shortage.
Image: Russ Shaw, Founder at London/ Global Tech Advocates Research from Tech London Advocates (TLA) found that 39% of tech companies have since found it harder to access capital in London as a result of Brexit.Global tech advocates is made up of 13 networks around the world, including London, which was the first to launch in 2013.
I venture that most people would struggle to tell the difference between a regular 90-degree PVC elbow and a street 90.College Essays About Money, 2016-2018ImageVictoria Oswald on the living room couch she describes in her essay.
You’ve made it through all those potential road blocks in the job application process and scored yourself an interview for a job you really want.How do you follow up after a job interview without ruining your chances?
“It’s a game changer for the state,” said Michael Meotti, the executive director of the Washington Student Achievement Council, a state agency that focuses on education.Forty percent of high school students in Washington earn advanced degrees or certifications before age 26, and Mr.
iStock The biggest media companies have funds to pour into their podcasts, but it's also possible to launch a podcast as a cash-light amateur.You need to know what kind of podcast it's going to be - journalism or storytelling?
Anya Navidski is the founding partner at Voulez Capital, a venture capital fund here in London that only invests in companies with a female founder.If you look at applications to VC, you'll see that they're less than 5%, from female founders.