• Education

    N.H. Education Commissioner lends support to parents at conservative forum

    New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut has long taken a critical stance towards the public school system he oversees. Now, he’s lending his support to conservative activists who want to overturn school mask mandates and who have called for continued push back against local school boards. Get NHPR’s reporting about politics, the pandemic, and other top stories in your inbox — sign up for our newsletter today. On Sunday, Edelblut spoke at a forum hosted by the Government Integrity Project, a conservative activist group that has been involved in several right-wing and libertarian controversies in recent months. Members of the group have encouraged baseless accusations of fraud in state elections,…

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  • Online School

    Readers’ Forum: How online school has affected cheating

    With the age of digital technology, and as more schools are switching to online classes, the new era of online school is affecting how students study and prepare for tests. Due to the lack of in-person classes and supervision, many students turn to cheating. Just think, all those students who would sit in class wanting to cheat but were scared of getting caught now have the opportunity. Even at universities that have an Honor Code, such as BYU, there has been an increase in students cheating. Many fellow students and peers have expressed to me how easy it is to cheat on Learning Suite tests because there isn’t anything to…

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