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In the country’s most prestigious colleges, first-gens – often from low-income homes – are speaking up about their unique needs and administrators are listening.
Although it’s not nail-bitingly suspenseful and rooting interest is nowhere to be found, it is at least cerebrally absorbing throughout.
The fixation on getting into the most selective colleges has grown over the past 20 years but it doesn’t necessarily dictate a student’s future.
Rich covers the federal corruption charges against New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, children drinking alcohol on holidays, and FOX News Sunday Host Chris Wallace ‘fatshaming’ Kelly Clarkson. He also talked to former federal prosecutor Lee Vartan.
Rich covers a New York Times story on Iran and ISIS, a controversy at the University of Texas and a cop who is in trouble for a Facebook post. He talks to a student writer from USA Today, Dr. Mazz, and author Kirk Honeycutt.
The New York Times reports on a math program for minority teen boys that every educator and policymaker should read.
The finding of a new study indicates the United States could ultimately enrich everybody by improving the educational performance of the typical student.
Rich discussed a federal judge’s ruling halting President Obama’s executive order on immigration, pending FCC regulations on net neutrality, and Saturday Night Live’s most successful former member. He talked to FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai and Nick Gillespie from Reason.
Media columnist David Carr, who wrote the Media Equation column for The New York Times and penned a memoir about his fight with drug addiction, collapsed at his office and died on Thursday. He was 58.
The New York Times asked readers to use the hashtag “N-Y-T Snow” when uploading storm pictures last week. Does that imply consent to use your photos anywhere they want?
Rich discussed the latest contributions to the vaccine debate, the FCC’s net neutrality proposal, and talking about money with your children. He talked with Dr. William Weaver from La Salle University, Columnist Ron Lieber from the New York Times, and Ben Domenech from the Federalist.
Some law schools are adding technology and practical training to adapt to a field that is less about expensive lawyering and more about providing legal services at lower cost.
Foreign Policy Analyst Turzanski On Hagel Resignation: ‘Obama Wants To Demonstrate He’s Making Changes’
Foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski criticized the Obama administration for their handling of the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, suggesting politics played a major role in the decision.
Many studies have shown that reading consistently to kids is the strongest factor in a child’s later reading success.
The United States fails to do right by most low-income students who excel in school. Now, there may be a turning point.