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Has U.S. school performance been improving over the past two decades? The results of two international tests—the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and...

Rethinking Education in America

ARNE DUNCAN HAS SPENT most of his life in and around education, from helping out at the after-school community center his mother founded in one...

Saudi Arabia denies hacking Jeff Bezos’ phone

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was reportedly hacked, but by whom? An investigation conducted by FTI Consulting revealed that the tech tycoon was probably hacked in...

Boy Scouts files Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the face of thousands of child abuse...

After months of speculation and mounting civil litigation, the Chapter 11 filing by the scouting organization's national body was unprecedented in both scope and complexity. It was filed...

50 OF THE MOST POPULAR US UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

For institutions of higher learning in the United States two records were set in the academic year 2012-13. First, more international students came to...

EDsmart Selects the 51 Most Astounding University Museums in the United States

EDsmart, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, has revealed its 2018 edition of the Most Astounding College Museums in the United...

Today’s Top Higher Education News

Fewer than 25 schools now require SAT or ACT essay scores, reports The Washington Post . . . A new study finds that students of color...

Aretha Franklin dead: Queen of Soul dies aged 76 after ‘eight-year pancreatic cancer battle’

Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin has died today aged 76. The critically-acclaimed diva was passed away on Thursday 16 August in Detroit after a reported...

What’s New in the 2019 U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings

About Morse Code: Inside the College Rankings Robert Morse is chief data strategist for U.S. News & World Report and has worked at the company since 1976. He...

Foreign Student Enrollments in US Universities Fall Dramatically

The United States of America has been a hub for higher studies for foreign students for a long time – with some of its...

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