Racism still a problem at U.S. universities

Apr 4, 2015

Racism still a problem at U.S. universities

Racist incidents are popping up at U.S. colleges and universities, even though students are becoming increasingly vocal in protesting racism and administrators are taking swift, zero-tolerance action against it. This past week alone, Bucknell University in Pennsylvania expelled three students for making racist comments ...

Jury finds 11 Atlanta educators guilty of racketeering in cheating scam

Apr 2, 2015

Jury finds 11 Atlanta educators guilty of racketeering in cheating scam

Eleven former Atlanta public school educators were found guilty by a jury on Wednesday on charges of racketeering in a sweeping test-cheating scheme. Prosecutors accused a dozen former teachers, principals and administrators of erasing incorrect answers or instructing students to change their answers in ...

Mar 31, 2015

Rhodes scholarships open up to Chinese students

The Rhodes Scholarships, founded by one of Britain’s most acquisitive colonialists and whose laureates have gone on to become presidents and prime ministers, are to be opened to Chinese students, their administrative trust said. The scholarships to Oxford University were established in 1903 in ...

Mar 21, 2015

Paper airplanes, parents help Indian pupils outsmart state exams

Around 600 high school students in eastern India have been expelled for cheating on pressure-packed 10th grade examinations this week, education authorities said Friday. The incident has gotten widespread attention after Indian television footage showed parents and friends of students scaling the outer walls ...