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A Michigan high school denied a girl’s request to be excused from taking the SAT over COVID-19 fears. She tested positive for the virus after taking the test in person.

The family of a 17-year-old girl at Bloomfield Hills High School in Michigan requested not to take an in-person SAT exam with her classmates in September over fears of contracting COVID-19. The school denied her request, saying taking the exam was required by the state for graduation, even though Michigan […]
A Michigan high school denied a girl’s request to be excused from taking the SAT over COVID-19 fears. She tested positive for the virus after taking the test in person.
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The George Floyd protests have become 5 different movements

A version of this post appeared in “Insider Today,” a daily email written by Henry Blodget and David Plotz. To receive it in your inbox, please sign up here. The US coronavirus response is a national disgrace Most developed countries have throttled the coronavirus and are gradually resuming life as […]
The George Floyd protests have become 5 different movements
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Why high school juniors could be big losers in the coronavirus pandemic

High school juniors may find themselves at a disadvantage when they apply to college next year. With many current seniors looking todefer=”defer”college admission for a year, there may be less spots available for the class of 2021. Juniors are also set to miss out on the activities that often help […]
Why high school juniors could be big losers in the coronavirus pandemic
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A son of a couple who were indicted in the $25 million college admission scandal defended his parents while smoking a blunt and promoting his mixtape

Malcolm Abbott, the son of Gregory and Marcia Abbott, defended his parents after they were indicted as part of the $US25 million college admissions scheme. Federal authorities have accused the Abbotts of paying $US125,000 to boost their daughter’s SAT and ACT scores. Malcolm Abbott, an aspiring rapper who goes by […]
A son of a couple who were indicted in the $25 million college admission scandal defended his parents while smoking a blunt and promoting his mixtape