Federal budget cuts means that many students won’t be able to afford the cost of AP tests this year. Whoa. Read up.
In the college sphere, Cal Grants were in trouble last week, but the cuts were rejected — a lot due to student and faculty protest in Sacramento.
Did you hear anything a couple weeks ago about the awful working conditions in Apple’s factories in China? Turns out a story done by Mike Daisey (who is actually not a journalist, but a monologist/actor/author) on the conditions wasn’t completely true. Pretty cray. Check out an episode of “This American Life” on what happened, and some other articles.