In the News

  • (from The Atlantic) Smoke from the latest round of devastating fires in California has forced school closures along with destroying thousands of structures, killing at least 75 people and leaving more than 1,000 others unaccounted ...

  • (from the New York Times) In the largest ever gift of its kind, billionaire Michael Bloomberg has announced plans to donate an additional $1.8 billion to Johns Hopkins University so that admissions at his alma mater will ...

  • (from the American Academy of Pediatrics)  The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its 2010 guidance on the care of sport-related concussions. One of the more important changes is the encouragement of light exercise ...

  • (from the Chronicle of Higher Education)  The number of new international students enrolled in American higher education in the fall of 2017 declined 6.6 percent from the previous year, according to a report released this ...

  • (from McKinsey & Company) A  CEO’s likelihood of performing above average depends heavily on the mix of strategic and organizational  decisions made during his or her first two years on the job, according to research ...

  • (from ICEF Monitor) Global s ocial media growth is up 10 percent over last year, and more people are accessing social media via their phones. Users are five times more likely to access the internet via phones than computers ...

  • (from the Washington Post) D.C.'s public school system is slated to become among the first in the nation to let families select “non-binary” — rather than male or female — when indicating the gender of their child on enrollment ...

  • (from the Brookings Institution) I ncreased frequencies of interactions between students and school resource officers are not related to feelings of safety at school, research shows. Student experiences at school are better ...

  • (from Value Walk) By paying close attention to matters including capitalized expenses and accrual ratios, leaders can flag accounting irregularities early, potentially preventing outright fraud. Deutsche Bank analyst Luke ...

  • (from EdWeek)  Counselors at 52 percent of the nation's high schools said in a recent survey that their students are showing an increased interest in political activism. In 21 percent of the schools — particularly private ...