EDUCATION

Politicizing Princeton on a Monday: March 6 Day of Action

Politicizing Princeton on a Monday: March 6 Day of Action

By Nora Schultz ’19 Princeton Citizen Scientists members are expecting big things for their March 6 Day of Action: they’ve booked the entire Frist Campus Center. And no less remarkably, they’re expecting students to miss a full day of class: the scheduled date is a Monday. However this might be […]

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Fisher v. Texas: good for liberals or not so much?

Fisher v. Texas: good for liberals or not so much?

by Madhu Ramankutty Yesterday morning, SCOTUS finally released its 7-1 decision on the affirmative-action case, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. What could have been a landmark, sweeping decision on the use of race-based criteria in granting admission to state universities, was instead a fairly anti-climatic and unsatisfying judgment […]

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STEM & the Need for Balance in Education

STEM & the Need for Balance in Education

By Namkyu Oh In President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union Address, the President presented a blueprint for the economy that relies upon a foundation of workers who meet the practical/training needs of the ever-growing STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) sectors of the job market.  The President has been […]

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Universal Pre-school Provides a Path Toward Reducing Inequality

Universal Pre-school Provides a Path Toward Reducing Inequality

by Erica Turret Public education has served as the gateway to the American Dream for millions of low-income children. But now with income inequality rising, partly due to large disparities in education, it is more important than ever to re-evaluate the extent to which the United States is ensuring its […]

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