Andrew Hamilton to Become President of NYU

Andrew Hamilton to Become President of NYU

Andrew Hamilton, formerly vice chancellor of Oxford University, will become the president of New York University next year, where his history as a personable administrator capable of dealing with tough situations is likely to come in handy. NYU is rising in fame, with...
Let the Students Sleep

Let the Students Sleep

Everyone who remembers high school recalls the trail of mornings. Struggling to stay awake through that first class, fighting to retain anything the teacher was saying. Classmates falling asleep at their desks. The whole world seemed full of unsympathetic adults whose...
Getting past “Fine.”

Getting past “Fine.”

“How was your day?” “Fine.” We’re all guilty of that non-answer, aren’t we? Faced with such an open-ended question, crafting a response that has any meaning takes effort and attention we don’t always want to spare right then. In adults, it’s a...
What is an AP Class?

What is an AP Class?

As we’ve written about before, there is a growing movement that wishes to fight The College Board’s revised curriculum for AP U.S. History. Recently, conservative politicians in several states have made efforts to ban AP U.S. History classes in high...
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