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Supreme Court Rules on Student Fees

On Wednesday, the Court issued a ruling that had very large consequences for public colleges and universities, deciding unanimously that these institutions can use money from mandatory student-activities fees to finance campus groups to which some students object. The case stemmed from a lawsuit filed by three "conservative Christian" law students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who wished...

ZOOM is PBS's award-winning daily interactive television series and 3,000 page Web site. The site challenges young kids to spend less time in front of the television screen and more time in front of the computer screen -- learning, growing, and interacting with their peers. Behind each entertaining half hour PBS episode is a curriculum developed by leading educators and advisors. ZOOM's...
Afterschool Alliance: Afterschool and STEM

The importance of afterschool programs have been linked to improved reading and math grades and a steady decline in drug, cigarette, and alcohol use by those who participate in such programs. The Afterschool Alliance was established in 2000 with funding provided by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The website for the Alliance has a section on afterschool programs and the role they can play in...
My Study Life

Some young scholars may ask the question: "What time do I need to be at general chemistry?" or "When does my review group meet?" Keeping track of such matters is a snap with My Study Life, a free online planner. Visitors can color-code each activity for easy visual recognition and insert various tasks that might be due on any given day. Unlike more conventional calendars, this one integrates...