education

money-scams

Rich Families Are Legally Separating from Their Kids to Pay Less for College

It's the latest tactic the wealthy use to game the system.
Allie Conti
7.30.19
News

Instructor Fired For Allegedly Demanding Sex, Lobster, and Moose Meat For Good Grades: Report

A female student said the Cape Breton University instructor made the demands when she sought extra help.
Manisha Krishnan
7.12.19
personal finance

Here Are All Your Student Debt Questions Answered in One Place

What happens to your debt when you die? And is refinancing ever a good option?
Allie Conti
7.9.19
tech-power

Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Prisoners How to Code

Oregon prisons have banned dozens of books about technology and programming, like 'Microsoft Excel 2016 for Dummies,' citing security reasons. The state isn't alone.
Madeleine Gregory
6.21.19
identity-race

Black Children at White Schools Are More Likely to Be Told They Have a Learning Disability

Disability classifications in the U.S. are subjective and inconsistent, and prone to bias based on context.
Shayla Love
5.30.19
money-inequality

The American Student Loan System Is Not Muslim-Friendly

"Is your career worth a spot in hell? That is what keeps resonating with me."
Tasmiha Khan
5.29.19
money-scams

People Are Finally Fighting Back Against the College Textbook Industry's 'Scam'

A lawsuit, grassroots activism, and a viral tweet by a rogue professor point to a larger pattern of debt-strapped students taking on the system.
Allie Conti
5.22.19
climate change

Hundreds of Graduation Speeches This Year Will Include the Same Demand

High school and college students are signing up to devote two minutes of their commencement speeches to pleading for climate action.
Brianna Provenzano
5.21.19
Scam Academy

I Make $1,000 a Week Writing Essays for Lazy Students

Helping kids scam schools has turned into a full-time job for me.
Anonymous
5.20.19
Race

What It's Like to be Labeled a Rude Black Girl

A new report quotes Black women on the ways adults assumed they were sexually active at an early age and labeled them as “loud, aggressive and angry” or “having an attitude problem."
Kimberly Lawson
5.16.19
Scam Academy

I Ran a College Cheating Business Out of My Frat

And now I'm a high school teacher.
Anonymous
5.13.19
Scam Academy

I Helped My Friend Cheat on Her SATs and I Would Do It Again

"I wanted to dupe the system and get away with it."
Anonymous
5.6.19
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