Esther Eaton
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Students logged on

Education | Unofficial, student-led social media groups alternatively appease or annoy school administrators
by Esther Eaton
Posted 11/05/20, 03:11 pm

Sara Johnson, a senior at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, was in chapel when she learned about a funny social media account run by a Moody student. A dean showed chapel attendees a meme—a pop culture joke featuring an image and witty caption—and Johnson looked up the Instagram account he had pulled it from,

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Closing the internet gap

Education | The pandemic-year shift to online learning challenges low-income and rural families without reliable internet. But school districts and governments are searching for solutions
by Esther Eaton
Posted 11/05/20, 02:30 pm

Eleven-year-old Hannah Davis’ futile attempt to complete a math test began at 10:15 on a rainy weekday morning in late September. That’s when she logged in to an online class from her home in Amherst County, Va., and heard her schoolteacher announce the assignment.

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Moody Bible Institute promises investigation of abuse complaints

Higher Education | The review follows a student petition that claimed the Chicago school mishandled reports of sexual misconduct, abuse, and stalking
by Esther Eaton
Posted 10/29/20, 11:01 am

Moody Bible Institute in Chicago has promised a third-party investigation and other steps in response to a petition claiming the school mishandled complaints of sexual assault, harassment, and abuse for decades.

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