The FCC has advanced a proposal that will allow the government to subsidize broadband for low-income Americans — and has fined AT&T $100 million for lowering data speeds for some users. Law School Associate Professor Daniel Lyons comments in the New York Times.
Carroll School of Management researchers led by Associate Professor of Management and Organization Spencer Harrison found that applying a standard feedback process to creativity can stunt an idea's potential. The research is highlighted by Fast Company.
Though the overall problem is massively complex, there are representative topics for the 2016 agenda that would drive change for those in poverty, while offering 'twofers' for the middle class, writes School of Social Work Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing.
The latest success story of Bottom Line, a nonprofit group that counsels disadvantaged youth on how to get into college, is College of Arts and Sciences senior Erin Kelley, a first-generation student who will graduate with relatively little debt and a job waiting for her. She leads a story on such counseling services in the Wall Street Journal.
Mathematician Mark Reed, who received an M.Ed. in educational administration from the Lynch School of Education in 1999, has been named president of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, the first lay leader in the Jesuit school's 164-year history.
Does the Constitution protect violent speech on social media? Law School Prof. Kent Greenfield discussed the U.S. Supreme Court ruling reversing the conviction of a man who posted about "ways of killing his wife."
Does the Constitution protect hate speech on Facebook? Kent Greenfield of BC School of Law sorts out the confusion caused by a US Supreme Court ruling in favor of a man who wrote of 'ways of killing' his wife on Facebook.
The Washington, D.C. public schools have made promising improvements after seven years of intensive reforms, but disparities persist in academic resources and performance of poor and affluent students, according to authors of a National Research Council report, among them Lynch School of Education Professor Diana Pullin.
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