The Answer Sheet: Decision

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Reaction to Supreme Court ruling affirmative action in college admissions

The ruling involved a case against the University of Texas at Austin.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:17 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Not a Definitive Decision, Supreme Court

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 10/29/2012

Why Obama’s leading education critic will vote for him

Diane Ravitch has savaged President Obama's education policies for years, saying they have harmed public schools. But here's why she has decided to vote for him anyway.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:53 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Decision, Diane Ravitch, Election, School Reform

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 01/09/2011

Banned student play will go on!

A student-written play about school reform in New York that was banned by two school principals because it was critical of former chancellor Joel Klein will now be allowed to be performed.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:00 PM ET, 01/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Education, Arts Education | Tags:  antigone, banned play, jamaica high school, principals reverse decision, student play

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 12/11/2010

Colleges start revealing early admissions decisions

High school students around the nation who applied to early-decision programs at colleges and universities are starting to learn their fate ahead of the usual Dec. 15 “reveal” date.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:49 AM ET, 12/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Admissions | Tags:  college admissions, early admissions, early decision

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 11/30/2010

Early college admissions applicants: Have a Plan B

Early decision applicants are on edge waiting to hear if their first choice college accepted them, but they should be preparing in case the answer is "no."

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:10 AM ET, 11/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Admissions, College Admissions | Tags:  college admissions, college applicants, college applications, early action, early action vs. early decision, early decision

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/14/2010

Choosing a college isn't about cachet, rankings

A college admissions expert advices high school seniors deciding where to go to college to throw away the U.S. News and World Report rankings, and pick the school that fits them best.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Admissions, College Admissions | Tags:  U.S. news college rankings, choosing the right college, college admissions, deciding on a college, making a final decision