Plagiarism, grandparents and Ivy League zombies

Getting low income students to college takes more than just academics  In order to tackle this nationwide challenge, we need to ask ourselves what it really means for a student to be college-ready. (The Hechinger Report)

Plagiarism Raises Ethical Alarm at Military School The news that Senator John Walsh, Democrat of Montana, plagiarized significant portions of his final paper for the United States Army War College took the political community by surprise. But among his fellow graduates from what is a coveted destination for would-be generals, there was a sense of disbelief mixed with disappointment. (The New York Times)

Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League The nation’s top colleges are turning our kids into zombies. (New Republic)

Why Grandparents Should Pay for College This makes some degree of sense, since back when they were sending kids to college, and attending it themselves, it was a lot cheaper. (Washington Monthly)

Housing Dispute Puts Quaker University at Front of Fight Over Transgender Issues  A small Christian college here, George Fox University, has refused to recognize as male a student who was born anatomically female. (The New York Times)

  • Joe

    Totally going to boycott Quaker oats over this!