Tech

Tech companies promised schools an easy way to detect cheaters during the pandemic. Students responded by demanding schools stop policing them like criminals in the first place.

Colleges’ increased reliance on exam monitoring software during the pandemic has sparked uproar among students and faculty around the world who say the tools are invasions of privacy, biased, and ineffective. One company, Proctorio, has drawn particular ire for its CEO’s attempts to silence critics with lawsuits and personal attacks […]
Tech companies promised schools an easy way to detect cheaters during the pandemic. Students responded by demanding schools stop policing them like criminals in the first place.
Strategy

The NYU professor who predicted WeWork’s failed IPO says college is about to change forever — and expensive schools could close for good

Scott Galloway, the New York University marketing professor and author, told Business Insider that some colleges and universities in the US might not reopen because of the coronavirus pandemic. Most colleges depend on tuition and room and board from semester to semester, Christina Paxson, the president of Brown University, wrote […]
The NYU professor who predicted WeWork’s failed IPO says college is about to change forever — and expensive schools could close for good