December, 2017

 

The New White Flight

In Silicon Valley, two high schools with outstanding academic reputations are losing white students as Asian students move in. Why? By SUEIN HWANG November 19, 2005; Page A1 (See Corrections & Amplifications item below.) CUPERTINO, Calif. — By most measures, Monta Vista High here and Lynbrook High, in nearby San Jose, are among the nation’s top public high schools. Both boast stellar test scores, an array of advanced-placement classes and a track record of sending graduates from the affluent suburbs of Silicon Valley to prestigious colleges. But locally, they’re alsoRead More

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San Jose State U. Says Replacing Live Lectures With Videos Increased Test Scores

October 17, 2012 by   In an effort to raise student performance in a difficult course, San Jose State University has turned to a “flipped classroom” format, requiring students to watch lecture videos produced by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and using class time for discussion. And initial data show the method is leading to higher test scores, university officials announced this week. The class, “Engineering Electronics and Circuits,” has been “one of the most-hated courses in the college,” said David W. Parent, a professor and undergraduate coordinator in theRead More

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95后欠校园贷获重生:我爸当给我办个16万的”葬礼”

2017-12-02 11:28:01 来源: 中新经纬 (原标题:95后亲历校园贷获“重生”:我爸当给我办了个16万的“葬礼”) “早上6点多,我上了宿舍顶楼,翻过围栏。我的一只拖鞋掉下去了,......