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Education: Morning Roundup, Students Protest

by Amanda M. Fairbanks

May 21, 2010
Morning Roundup:

From The New York Times: Illegal Immigrant Students Protest at McCain Office
In an escalation of protest tactics, five immigrants dressed in caps and gowns held a sit-in on Monday at the Tucson offices of Senator John McCain, calling on him to sponsor legislation to open a path to legal status for young illegal immigrants.

From the Associated Press: Princeton Review ends free tutoring program

Test prep and online learning company Princeton Review Inc. said yesterday it will no longer offer its free after-school tutoring program once the current school year ends.

From The New York Times: Campuses Ensnared by ‘Life of Deception’

Adam Wheeler fabricated transcripts from Phillips Andover Academy and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to gain admission to Harvard.

From The New York Times: Inspectors Find Fraud at Centers for Children

In 8 of 15 tests, Head Start employees lied on federal forms about the applicants’ family income and other information to gain approval for ineligible children, a report said.

Photo (cc) via Flickr user Nationaal Archief
 

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