Education

College Health Plan Standards Will Improve With the Rest of Health Care College Health Plan Standards Will Improve With the Rest of Health Care

College health care plans were initially excluded from the national health care over-haul but now will be held to the same standards as other insurers. 

Feb 11, 2011 / StudentNation / Sara Jerving

It Takes a Village, Not a Tiger

It Takes a Village, Not a Tiger It Takes a Village, Not a Tiger

Whether you're a tiger mother, a soccer mom, a helicopter parent or something else, if you're not in poverty, then your kids will probably end up okay.

Feb 10, 2011 / Column / Katha Pollitt

The Kids Are All Right The Kids Are All Right

As a mentoring program shows, the arc of a child’s life can be altered by a single stable adult.

Feb 10, 2011 / Feature / David Kirp

The Tiger Mama Syndrome The Tiger Mama Syndrome

The real dilemma in Amy Chua's book is how to survive in a world in which the slightest nonconformity risks landing you out of a job, a home, a life.

Feb 3, 2011 / Column / Patricia J. Williams

Syracuse University Law School Details New Free-Speech Policy Syracuse University Law School Details New Free-Speech Policy

Syracuse University places a high value on free speech and due process, but also places a high value on the rights of all of its students to study and learn in an environment free ...

Jan 30, 2011 / StudentNation / StudentNation

ROTC’s Response to WikiLeaks Puts Academic Freedom at Risk

ROTC’s Response to WikiLeaks Puts Academic Freedom at Risk ROTC’s Response to WikiLeaks Puts Academic Freedom at Risk

ROTC memo prohibiting cadets from using WikiLeaks cables for course assignments could impact Stanford's decision on whether to allow ROTC to return to campus.

Jan 27, 2011 / StudentNation / Kevin Gosztola

Hogwash, Mr. President Hogwash, Mr. President

What is the state of the union? You certainly couldn’t tell from that platitudinous hogwash that the president dished out.

Jan 26, 2011 / Robert Scheer

The Truth About College Choice

The Truth About College Choice The Truth About College Choice

Campus Progress is working to highlight some disturbing practices at for-profit colleges.

Jan 20, 2011 / StudentNation / The Nation

$1.4 Billion in Cuts Proposed for California Public Colleges $1.4 Billion in Cuts Proposed for California Public Colleges

A budget plan put forth by Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.) may make a $1.4 billion cut in public higher education institutions in the state.

Jan 13, 2011 / StudentNation / StudentNation

In the Wake of the Tragedy in Arizona: An Open Letter to My Students

In the Wake of the Tragedy in Arizona: An Open Letter to My Students In the Wake of the Tragedy in Arizona: An Open Letter to My Students

Saturday's shootings reminded me that a democratic republic requires much more sacrifice than I had allowed myself to remember when I have advised you to run for public office.

Jan 10, 2011 / The Notion / Melissa Harris-Perry

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