March 10, 2014
Chicago State president's salary reduced (Chicago Tribune)
Chicago State University trustees extended President Wayne Watson's contract Friday and also reduced his salary to comply with a new state law that lowers the amount public university employees can earn if they are drawing a pension from a prior state university job.
Commentary: SAT changes: The overhaul is overdue (Chicago Tribune)
I applauded when the College Board announced plans to revamp the SAT college entrance exam for 2016, eliminating obscure vocabulary and deductions for wrong answers — even though it's too late for me. I still feel scarred from my lackluster performance more than 40 years ago. Yes, that means I'm 61. Even now, I admit my age more cavalierly than my SAT scores.
White House Encourages More Students to Apply for Financial Aid (Chronicle of Higher Education)
President Obama announced on Friday a push to get more students to apply for federal student aid.
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