Utah teacher shoots self in leg at school (AP): A Utah teacher is recovering at a hospital after accidentally shooting herself in the leg in a faculty bathroom. In related news, Missouri lawmakers passed legislation Thursday giving specially trained school employees the option to carry concealed guns on school campuses.
Professors read mean student feedback aloud (The Chronicle of Higher Education): Taking a cue from late-night comedy, college professors around the country are now creating YouTube videos where they read critical student reviews of their courses out loud. Most of the comments come from RateMyProfessors.com, a site where students give instructors anonymous feedback and ratings.
Meet the man behind the U.S. News college rankings (The Washington Post): Bob Morse, 66, is chief data strategist for U.S. News & World Report, where he has had a role in the publication’s college ranking system for 27 years.
- A simple equation: More education = more income (The New York Times)