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Flawed Algorithms Are Grading Millions of Students’ Essays
Fooled by gibberish and highly susceptible to human bias, automated essay-scoring systems are being increasingly adopted, a Motherboard investigation has found
A Bulletproof Backpack Isn't Enough to Keep Kids Safe in School Shootings
Some kids are heading back to school with bulletproof vests, jackets, and backpack inserts. But keeping kids safe is about more than buying expensive gear that may not be effective against an active shooter.
Teenage Dreams at MoMA PS1's Back to School Blowout
Boasting a subterranean foam party and a urine-soaked karaoke chamber, MoMA PS1's Thursday night fall season opener was anything but studious.
back to school week
All the Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Started College
We asked the most educated guy we have on the roster for wisdom.
The September Stories Issue
Remember the Trapper Keeper?
Here's a hilarious list of things you'll want to buy, even though you're totally not "going back to school."
Kids Tell Us How to Deal with Normal Life Now that Summer's Over
"I always see adults sitting around on sofas, and enjoying just sitting and doing nothing. So take the sofa to work with you!"
Pol Rodellar, Alba Carreres
See New York and LA Through the Eyes of Lloyd Ziff | Liberal Arts
The photographer and friend to Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith publishes a black-and-white photo retrospective.
We Asked Canadian Musicians If Going to College Was Worth It
"I realized while I was in university that I didn't really want to write about other people; I just wanted to write music."
Chalkboard Art Teacher Recreates Masterpieces | Monday Insta Illustrator
From Picasso's 'Guernica' to Hokusai's 'The Great Wave,' Hirotaka Hamasaki expertly adapts iconic artworks to the classroom.
The Best and Worst College Campuses for Sexual Health, Ranked
Just in time for back to school season, some sobering data on college sex.
Why Building a Smart Design Portfolio Is Everything
A firsthand look at how to go about building your student design portfolio.
The Creators Project
So, You Want to Be an Architect?
The NewSchool of Architecture & Design weighs in on how you should start building your portfolio now.
The Creators Project