Exam boards could be asked to avoid using “complex language” including colloquialisms, sarcasm and idioms in assessments to make them more accessible for pupils. Read more
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The Pitt News Editorial Board recently published a piece in support of abolishing local elementary gifted programs. Read more
The student debt crisis stands at $1.7 trillion, and President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion social-spending framework does close to nothing to help the 45 million Americans burdened by debt. Read more
College students across the country are taught that their feelings trump facts, that there is no objective truth, and that the only end of knowledge is power. One Princeton-based nonprofit is working to counter that narrative. Read more
University of Hawai‘i is considering major changes to its tenure system, including limiting tenure to instructional faculty only, tying hires and tenure to enrollment and unit “success,” and involving the administration in posttenure review. Read more
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has created an online tool to help reporters stay within the law will exercising the right to a free press. Read more
Five California four-year colleges and universities are among ten higher education institutions that have been recognized for implementing programs and strategies that are helping more Hispanic students attain college degrees. Read more
The University of Florida’s critics aren’t satisfied with its change of heart -- that professors can testify in a voting rights case against the state now, as long as they do it for free. Read more
A University of Oxford college is to change its name to honour Vietnam’s richest woman after she offered it a £155m donation. Read more
Campus Reform spoke with Trent Colbert, the Yale Law School student and Federalist Society member that received criticism for his edgy Constitution Day invitation. Read more