So, the fall semester is about to begin and you’ve decided to try something new in one or more of your courses. Maybe it’s a different quizzing strategy, a revised assignment, or a new group activity. Or perhaps you read
In the fall of 2008, Ted Gonder was studying economics at the University of Chicago as the world economy melted down around him. “We were learning about the collapse in this ivory tower, theoretical, Wall Street Journal context,” Gonder recalled.
Last fall, over the course of five stories, we attempted to piece together where dyslexia, also known as a failure to read words and sentences that affects anywhere between 5-20 percent of students, stands in schools today. The results of
School (state) Students accepted Students who enrolled in fall 2014 Yield United States Naval Academy (MD) 1,398 1,191 85.2% United States Military Academy (NY) 1,418 1,200 84.6% United States Air Force Academy (CO) 1,498 1,206 80.5% Louisiana State University—Alexandria 576 451 78.3%
Not all college freshmen begin school in the fall. Some students may elect to pursue spring admissions, while others may be asked to defer entry by their college or university. If you find yourself in this position, there are several
As we pass the midpoint of the fall semester, many college students, particularly those in their first year, may be re-evaluating their school decisions. They may be rethinking their choice of institution or maybe even wondering if college is for
In the fall of 2007, a new fifth-grade student arrived at Symonds Elementary School. His demeanor was reserved, and his attitude about attending a new school was skeptical. For this 11-year-old, life started in an orphanage, and many of his
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