Education
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Men’s school redefines ‘male’

Education | Morehouse College to accept transgender students
by Laura Edghill & Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/17/19, 04:21 pm

Atlanta’s all-male, historically black Morehouse College announced Saturday that starting in 2020 it would open admission to female students who identify as men. The school’s newly released gender identity policy states that “in recognition of our changing world and evolving understanding of gender identity, Morehouse will now consider for admission applicants who live and self-identify as men, regardless of the sex assigned to them at birth.”

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Picking up the college admissions pieces

Education | Lawmakers in California try to close loopholes that led to bribery scandal
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 4/10/19, 04:29 pm

A group of California legislators last week introduced a sweeping package of bills aimed at restoring confidence in the college admissions process after a widespread bribery scandal.

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Censored by association

Education | Critics argue Cambridge shouldn’t shun Jordan Peterson for the views of his fans
by Laura Edghill
Posted 4/03/19, 02:01 pm

Cambridge University abruptly disinvited Canadian psychologist and conservative YouTube star Jordan Peterson from an upcoming fellowship late last month. The self-described “professor against political correctness” had planned a two-month stint at Cambridge’s Faculty of Divinity, which would have included numerous public lectures on the Bible’s book of Exodus.

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