Education: Morning Roundup, Wireless School Commute
From The New York Times: The Children Are Bright; the Setting, Scruffy
At TAG Young Scholars, a citywide school in East Harlem for the talented and gifted, what goes on inside the classroom is praised, but the aesthetics and facilities are, in a word, challenging.
From the Boston Globe: Ex-Harvard student accused of living a lie
He crafted an elaborate web of lies to con his way into Harvard University, authorities say, but Adam B. Wheeler wasn’t content to graduate quietly and get away with just a degree.
From The New York Times: Going Back to School: Fired Staff Is Rehired
All the staff members of Central Falls High School, who were fired in February as part of a turnaround plan for the underperforming school, will be rehired.
The Vail School District covers more than 400 square miles, and these students can easily spend more than 2 1/2 hours on a school bus every day. But since November, the high school students aboard the buses have enjoyed a distraction, or a study aid, depending on the moment: access to wireless Internet.