Eye on Education

Daily Digest: Fraternity, Sorority Members, International Students More Likely to Cheat in College, Study Says

Survey finds highest rates of cheating among fraternity, sorority members and international students “Cheating was reported least among students receiving need-based aid, and non-degree seeking and first-generation students.” (Inside Higher Ed)

North Ridgeville school board OKs layoffs, participation fees (Sun News)

Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta gets $2.5 million in bonuses (USA Today)

The rise of autism: social contagion or environmental causation? ”Living within 250 meters [of a child diagnosed with autism], reports the Los Angeles Times, boosted the chances by 42%, compared to living between 500 and 1,000 meters away.” (The Society Pages)

University tuition grew ~3 percent worldwide year-over-year, with great variation by country “While tuition rose significantly in the United States and South Africa, it fell by more than 5 percent in Pakistan, China, Hong Kong, Russia and Turkey; and while student aid declined in the U.S., due to cutbacks in Pell Grants, it increased significantly in Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Nigeria, Singapore and South Africa.” (Inside Higher Ed)


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