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Women’s Education in Afghanistan Post-Taliban Takeover

In August of 2021, the Afghanistan government quickly collapsed under Taliban militant insurgent pressure following the United States’ forces’ catastrophic withdrawal from the country.⁷ The Taliban takeover has disproportionately affected Afghani women and girls. The events of the last year have proven that the Taliban are focused on the intentional…

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Michigan’s Latest Ratified Bill: HB 5190

First introduced by Rep. Diana Farrington on July 1, 2021, the goal of the  HB 5190 was to revise high school graduation requirements. This included first reducing the language other than English 2.0 credit requirement to 1.5 credits, and then to add a 0.5 credit requirement of “financial literacy.” On…

A Digital Shift? The Future of the SAT 

What is the SAT?  The well-known SAT is a standardized test that most colleges and universities use as a factor in the admissions process in the United States. This test, administered by the College Board, is a traditional multiple-choice exam that covers math, reading, and grammar. The SAT score consists…

Getting to College: News on the SAT/ACT

When Covid-19 hit the United States, universities across the country found themselves facing a dilemma; many high school seniors applying to colleges did not have the resources to prepare for SAT/ACT examinations, due to the lockdowns. To compensate for this setback, many universities opted to forego test scores as a…