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A new survey commissioned by ACTA finds 39% of Americans don’t know Franklin D. Roosevelt was president during World War II and 59% don’t know Theodore Roosevelt had a role in the construction of the Panama Canal. The survey is released as Ken Burns’ documentary “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” premieres andContinue Reading >>
Students and parents need a resource that peels away reputation to find out what’s really going on in the classroom. They need facts about the academic expectations of the college they will choose. While the U.S. News & World Report rankings get much attention each year, they lack a great deal of information crucialContinue Reading >>
91% of Americans call for trustees to take the lead in reforming higher education.Continue Reading >>
Virginia State University (VSU) was the first fully-public historically black university in the United States. It would a terrible shame to see such a historically important university disappear from the Commonwealth. Yet, thanks to budget woes, the future does not look bright for VSU.
The...Continue Reading >>
Time Magazine breaks down the sexual assault statistics that are driving the national discussion on campus safety.
Test score requirements and other common-sense admissions standards are dropping like flies. Yet another school has gone test-optional.
Cornell's president calls for balanced...Continue Reading >>