ETS tops $2.4 million in donations to Lawrence Township Public Schools
This year, Educational Testing Service (ETS) donated $92,000 to the Lawrence Township Education Foundation (LTEF) to support local public-school students and schools. This brings ETS’s overall funding to the LTEF to $2,434,000 since 1993. In addition, ETS has been a strong financial supporter of the Lawrence Township Public Schools (LTPS) since 1981, according to a statement provided by LTEF.
Inside Higher Ed
Ignoring Key Data Points Can Make or Break Holistic Admissions
Graduate programs striving to admit the most qualified and diverse classes can do so by ensuring their admissions review processes consider insightful and trusted metrics like GRE General Test scores. Waiving the only common, objective measure in a holistic review process will inherently make the process less fair and equitable as the likelihood of implicit bias increases.
Aadhaar to be accepted as ID proof for GRE, TOEFL
Indian students writing the GRE or TOEFL examinations will be allowed to use their Aadhaar cards as identification proof from July 1. Making the announcement, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) said on Tuesday that many students have faced difficulties in getting passports due to the COVID-19 lockdowns.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Webinar Calls on K-12, Higher Education to Promote Civic Learning and Engagement
As misinformation and government-related conspiracy theories continue to divide the nation, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the Educating for American Democracy initiative co-hosted a webinar on Tuesday to discuss the need to promote civic readiness within the K-12 education system.
The New York Times
We Are Leaving ‘Lost Einsteins’ Behind
In the international competition to produce a work force equipped to cope with accelerating rates of technological innovation, the United States is leaving hundreds of thousands of highly capable people by the wayside, perhaps even millions.