What if an important reason more African-American students were being disciplined than white or Asian students is that more African-American students were misbehaving? And what if the cost of failing to discipline those students primarily falls on their fellow African-American students who are trying to learn amid classroom disorder? Would unleashing OCR [Office for Civil Rights] and its army of lawyers cause those schools to act carefully and precisely to eliminate only that portion of the discipline gap that was the result of race discrimination? Or—more likely—would schools react heavy-handedly by tolerating more classroom disorder, thus making it more difficult for students who share the classroom with unruly students to learn? … [Read more...] about Obama Supporters Rush to Save His ‘Dangerous’ School Leniency Policy for Minority Students
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And lots of ways to spend money at restaurants, boutiques and cafes. The downtown Starbucks sits across from a microbrewery and both are just down the street from an art-deco theater that was turned into a specialty hotel. There’s a Barnes & Noble bookstore near the Exton train stop, but also smaller used book stores downtown and the massive Baldwin’s Book Barn just outside of it — all economic activity that creates jobs. … [Read more...] about Two counties tell the tale of a growing education gap
The third provision that this article focuses on is affinity card agreements between credit card issuers and colleges.[xlviii] Affinity Card agreements The CARD Act requires that colleges “publicly disclose any contract or other agreement made with a card issuer or creditor for the purpose of marketing a credit card.”[xlix] In addition, the Credit Card issuers must also provide to congress any agreements made with colleges.[l] Before the CARD Act, there was little information regarding the affinity card agreements and the terms between the credit card issuers and the schools.[li] The CARD Act’s provision regarding affinity card agreements was not just to protect college students, but anyone affected by the affinity card agreements, requiring disclosures beyond those of affinity card agreements if young consumers are a potential target.[lii] The CARD Act’s disclosure requirement may have made the affinity card agreements more transparent, but they still exist … [Read more...] about Credit Card Marketing Geared Towards Students and the Policies to Address the Dilemma: Can More Be Done?
“I was always really nervous to try and do something like that because I know it’s a difficult thing to get into, any of the STEM career paths because they’re so male oriented,” she said. “But I think now that times are changing and people are starting to see more diversity and representation in those types of careers.” … [Read more...] about Nebraska girls outscore boys overall in first year of statewide ACT exam
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