Elizabeth Walters


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  • 2 years ago

    Dozens of students with their mouths taped shut holding vigil on the stairs of the NYU student center. Hundreds of students lying prone in a "die-in" at the Columbia University holiday tree lighting. Thousands of people marching down streets, bloc...

  • 2 years ago

    Incoming college students this year had an advantage over their predecessors when it came to choosing a school: the College Scorecard, launched by President Barack Obama in his 2013 State of the Union speech to help prospective students figure out...

  • 3 years ago

    Autism diagnoses are booming: More than 1 percent of all children are now estimated to be somewhere on the spectrum for the developmental disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control. In response, K–12 programs have set up more ear...

  • 4 years ago

    When Priscila De Los Santos graduated from high school in January, she took less than a week off before starting classes at City University of New York's Borough of Manhattan Community College. She felt confident in her ability to do well. She had...


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