Some Harvard Students in Cheating Scandal Could Sue


Some Harvard Students in Cheating Scandal Could Sue. As the school investigates nearly 125 students for alleged academic dishonesty, some students have lawyered up and say they could sue, depending on the outcome of the case. “Harvard has created this war between the students and the fricking school, and this is a war that I am willing and very eager to fight,” one student told the Crimson on the condition of anonymity. [Harvard Crimson]

Pentagon Displays Art by Children of 9/11 Attacks. The 9/11 Museum at the Pentagon is now displaying artworks created by children who lost a parent or sibling in the 9/11 attacks. The 500 children created the art as part of America’s Camp, which was held in Massachusetts for 10 years as a way to support victims’ families. [AP]

Boston Public Schools Now Offering Free Breakfast for All Students. Offering breakfast to all students—not just low-income—means an increase in federal and state reimbursements for in-school meal programs, and fewer hungry, distracted kids. “What this is trying to do is make breakfast more of a routine part of the school day,” Madeleine Levin, senior policy analyst for the Food Research and Action Center, told the Globe. “We want it to be something that’s not just associated with being low-income.” [Globe]

Aly Raisman Injured in Fall During Uneven Bars Routine. Raisman, who was performing in California as part of Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions, fell onto her stomach and hit her legs on the arena’s concrete (yes, concrete) floor. People who witnessed the fall say she was able to walk out of the arena on her own. Teammate McKayla Maroney also fell and had to be taken out by medical personnel. [WCVB]

Could Mitt Romney Learn Something from the NFL? Nancy Folbre, an economics professor at UMass, posits that Romney (and Obama) could get a few pointers from the league, sans all the controversy surrounding about strikes and CTE, of course. [NYT]