Education professor Martin Carnoy analyzed 25 years of research and found that voucher programs do not significantly improve test scores. Carnoy says vouchers distract from proven policies and programs with proven impact on test scores and graduation rates.
Stanford has expanded academic, social and cultural programs for U.S. military veterans and active-duty service members, says Dustin Noll, specialist in the Office for Military-Affiliated Communities, and recently established a new policy that financially benefits veterans who receive VA educational benefits.
Nearly 4,000 family members visited Stanford over the weekend to roam the grounds, sample college life and, most of all, spend time with their students. University photographer Linda Cicero captured some of the moments.
John Ross, a professor of chemistry at Stanford and recipient of the National Medal of Science, was a forward-thinking researcher known also for his humor and wisdom. He passed away after a brief illness on Feb. 18 at the age of 90.
Over the past several years, the Stanford Iranian Studies Program has focused on bringing important Iranian artists to Stanford and building awareness of Iran’s art history and culture through new programs and classes.