Category Archives: Education

California Universities in the Times Higher Education World Rankings 2021

There are not much changes in the ratings since last year 2020, partly because they use two years of evaluation.  However, rankings even with close ratings, are probably important to leading universities, even though they don’t admit many of their … Continue reading

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California Universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

Thirteen California Universities are included in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2020.  We show these rankings and their main components in the table below.  We also show the top ten in the rankings, which include CalTech and … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Favored College Students Observe Pandemic Rules?

Why Can’t Favored College Students Observe Pandemic Rules? The costs of college, and the sacrifices and costs of getting into college are immense.  This is especially true at the nation’s top schools, like Notre Dame.  The question is why can’t … Continue reading

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Pressures to Take the Coronavirus Vaccines: Safety, School, Salary, and Social

Pressures to Take the Coronavirus Vaccines:  Safety, School, Salary, and Social. Without a tested, manufactured and available vaccine yet, it is premature to estimate its public acceptance.  The core people who might be opposed to taking it is estimated at … Continue reading

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Orange County Deserves a Representative Board of Education

Orange County Deserves a Representative Board of Education The Orange County Board of Education, packed with far right Republicans, voted 4-1 to release a report recommending that their 27 school districts start up K-12 schools immediately, without even mask wearing … Continue reading

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Trump: The Unmanageable Virus Vector in Chief

Trump:  the unmanageable virus Vector in Chief. Trump backs off on deporting international college and University students without in-person classes.  Since this was enforced with no justification, it would have been blocked anyway. The White House has been unfairly criticizing … Continue reading

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Governments Move Fast to Protect Students

Governments Move Fast to Protect Students For Trump’s unjustified deportation threat to international students who don’t take an in-person class, 17 states and the District of Columbia have filed suit to bar this.  They represent 1,124 colleges and Universities, with … Continue reading

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The Quarantine Repercussions of In-class K-12 School Openings

The Quarantine Repercussions of In-class K-12 School Openings The quarantining period for the Coronavirus is exceptionally long, 14 days.  It also is absolute isolation, even from members of your family.  And not going into work or even grocery shopping.  Take … Continue reading

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Trump’s 1% of Coronavirus Infection Reached

Trump’s 1% of Coronavirus Infection Reached Commentators have been scratching their heads for a week or so wondering what Trump meant by his statement that only 1% of Americans were affected by the Coronavirus.  My interpretation is the mildest to … Continue reading

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The University of California Acts to Protect International Students

The University of California Acts to Protect International Students UC System President Janet Napolitano announced that the UC is suing the Trump Administration action threatening to deport international students with F-1 or M-1 visas unless they take at least one … Continue reading

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