Category Archives: Education

NYC May Close Gifted Schools that Lack Diversity

By Free Radical Citing a lack of diversity, a committee appointed by mayor Bill de Blasio has recommended that New York City close its highly selective gifted educational programs. According to the School Diversity Advisory Group, these programs have become

Curry Reestablishes Howard’s Golf Program

By Free Radical Further dipping his toes in the realm of philanthropy, NBA superstar Stephen Curry made a significant donation to Howard University which will revamp its golf program. Though an exact amount was not revealed, the Washington Post reveals

Wash U. Goes to $15 Minimum Wage

By Free Radical Starting in July 2021, all Washington University employees will be making at least $15 per hour. Last week, Chancellor Andrew Martin announced that it would gradually raise the school’s minimum wage “because it is the right thing

First Cohort of Wash U Prison Program Graduates

By Free Radical On Wednesday, the first ten members of Washington University’s Prison Education Project program graduated with associates degrees. The ceremony, held at the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center in the town of Pacific, was attended by friends, family, prison