University of Virginia
A new study found improvements in combined math and language scores on the SATs for newly certified and newly hired teachers.
Rich assessed President Obama’s disagreements with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, University policies addressing sexual assault on campus, and a domestic violence that will air during the Super Bowl. He talked to Dr. Katie Schultes about the damage being done to children by parents who do not vaccinate their children.
Rich covered the reinstatement of fraternities at the University of Virginia, Chris Christie’s State of the State Address in New Jersey, and another potential Mitt Romney run for President. He talked to Jim Steyer from Common Sense Media about the Student Privacy Protection Act and Christine Flowers about the relaxing of sanctions by the NCAA against Penn State.
Rich discussed corruption charges being filed against two Democratic State Representatives, an apology issued by a University of Pennsylvania fraternity, and Jeb Bush’s presidential ambitions.
Washington Post Blogger On UVA Rape Story: Rolling Stone ‘Would Never Live It Down’ If The Story Is False
The author of the story, Sabrina Rubin Erderly, is being criticized for not attempting to speak with any of the alleged unnamed perpetrators accused of the gang rape of a female student in 2012.
Rich discussed the grand jury’s decision in New York not to indict the police officer who choked Eric Garner to death and the questions arising about a Rolling Stone story about rape at the University of Virginia. He talked to former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik at 3:45 and Erik Wemple from the Washington Post at 4:15.
There is an interesting report from the University of Virginia looking at more than 170 young adults, from age 13 to 23, to study the long-term effects of teenage behaviors.
The recent leadership crisis at the University of Virginia, perceived as moving too slowly on digital progress, turned out to be faulty. The University just announced that it will be moving to online learning on a global scale.