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“This year’s exam militates for continuous assessment”

Charles Hadji Expert in teacher training and educational philosophy. Do you think bac 2 020 is a real bin? I rather answer yes. This is an opportunity to ask the real questions: what is a bin? What are its purposes? The opportunity therefore to recall that the bac is an examination that has several large […]

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Jewish community reacts to FSU student senate president’s social media posts

Past controversial social media posts from Florida State University’s student senate president Ahmad Daraldik has drawn outrage from the South Florida Jewish community. © ADL Florida/Courtesy/South Florida Sun Sentinel/TNS Representatives from the Anti-Defamation League’s Florida Region at a No Place For Hate Day event in 2019. ADL’s Florida Region sent a letter to FSU President […]

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Oakton names its STEM Student of the Year

Maryana Nissan of Niles credits Oakton Community College’s Honors Program for much of her academic success. This fall, Nissan will attend the University of Illinois-Chicago, where she will major in neuroscience. However, she doesn’t plan on stopping there. Her ultimate goal is to ally herself with the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders. “Joining the Honors […]

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Germany’s Activist Luisa-Marie Neubauer Says ‘Make The Climate A Priority Again’ : NPR

Luisa-Marie Neubauer of Fridays for Future takes part in a demonstration in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on June 2. The protest took place while government leaders discussed economic stimulus and other strategies in the fight against the coronavirus. Kay Nietfeld/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kay Nietfeld/picture alliance via […]

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Exceptional success rates in partials at universities

Aurel Participation in the tests which borders on 100%, success rates which jump by around ten points: in a good number of universities, the part-time session in Covid-19 time is excellent. This is in contrast to the fears expressed during confinement, when teachers worried about the future of their students. “The containment did not lead […]

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Fourth of July fireworks scheduled; Penn State student dies of virus; much more: Good Morning, Pennsylvania

What you need to know for Friday, July 3, 2020, the start of Fourth of July weekend. © nMark Pynes | mpynes@pennlive.com/pennlive.com/TNS Nick Dawkins poses with lifesize cutouts of his late father Darryl Dawkins outside his home in Allentown. Sept. 21, 2019 Weather High: 97; Low: 73. Hot and sunny today & through the weekend. […]

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overloaded American hospitals, the Louvre reopens

Washington (hooly News) – Hospitals on the brink of saturation and elected officials who are sounding the alarm: the outbreak of coronavirus cases continues unabated in the United States, as well as in Mexico, India, Chile, while in France, the emblematic Louvre museum will reopen its doors. America, which celebrated its national holiday this weekend, […]

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Meet Jael Kerandi, the student leader pushing University of Minnesota to change its relationship with police

Jael Kerandi is a rising senior majoring in finance and marketing at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, a city that caught the attention of the world when protesters took to the streets to demand justice for George Floyd who was killed by police on May 25 — roughly 15 minutes away from the University […]

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Penn State student dies from COVID-19 complications

Juan Garcia, a 21-year-old student at Pennsylvania State University, died Tuesday from respiratory failure and coronavirus complications, school officials said Thursday. Garcia, from Allentown, is the first Penn State student known to have died from COVID-19-related causes. © TIM TAI/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS Old Main is pictured on the Penn State University campus in State College, […]

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Gove and Johnson ‘sold as slaves’ at Oxford student charity event

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters It may have only merited a few paragraphs in the student newspaper and have taken place 33 years ago, but an Oxford Union Society “slave auction” in which Boris Johnson and Michael Gove were involved is powerful proof of how politicians’ pasts can come back to haunt […]