Monthly Archives: April 2012

Inside Higher Ed – Parents: Help or Hindrance

Parents are getting a bad rap. “So say researchers who studied the relationship between parental involvement and their children’s development as college students over a four-year period — and found that students whose parents were significantly involved in their lives … Continue reading

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From Kaplan: New security rules for SAT and ACT registration

Dear Educator, As you may have already heard, the College Board and ETS will implement enhanced security measures in the fall of the 2012 – 2013 school year for all SAT® test-takers. The purpose of the changes is to maintain … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Takes Up Challenge to Race-Conscious Admissions at U. of Texas

“The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it would take up a lawsuit challenging race-conscious admissions at the University of Texas, setting the stage for it to reconsider affirmative-action policies that it had ruled constitutional in 2003, before its … Continue reading

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Inside Higher Ed: Enrollments Grow, but More Slowly

“As the recession took hold of the U.S. economy in late 2008, Americans did what they often do in bad economic times: went back for more schooling. That’s why the last report from the federal government about college and university … Continue reading

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