Computer Failed Test

I’ve previously written about feeling bad for two of my nephews who were seniors this year. Because of the virus, they’ve missed a slew of activities, including a graduation ceremony. And they still don’t know if they’ll be able to attend college classes this fall. And just when we thought things couldn’t get worse, they […]

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Summa Cum Lawsuit

As the world knows, the pandemic and resulting stay-at-home order are a major bummer. My niece was studying for the spring semester in Washington, D.C., but she got sent home early and now is also taking her classes online. Because she couldn’t stay in her student housing, she was hoping to get a refund from […]

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College is Expensive, But Not This Expensive

Unless you’ve lived in a cave the last few weeks, it’s been difficult to avoid the story of Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, who were two of 50 people charged for participating in a college admissions cheating scandal. Dubbed “Operation Varsity Blues,” the investigation by the Justice Department resulted in its largest-ever college admissions prosecution, […]

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After School Specials

I loved playing high school football. On game days, we got to wear our jerseys to school. It made you feel pretty cool. But I always wondered, if you were homeschooled, would you wear your football jersey at home? Well, homeschooled kids in Virginia may not find out. Last month, the Virginia legislature voted down […]

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