Parents in College-Admissions Case Discuss Plea Deals With Prosecutors

BOSTON—Federal authorities and at least some parents accused in the college-admissions cheating case are negotiating possible guilty pleas, according to people familiar with the matter. Prison time may be included in pre-indictment plea deals, the people said. Nearly all the 33 parents accused in the case face a single charge of conspiring to commit what…

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What would a no-deal Brexit mean for universities and research?

The Economist is running a series of articles on the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit on everything from trade to the island of Ireland, the economy to immigration, cars and retailing to aviation. This piece looks at universities and research. OVERSEAS STUDENTS from EU countries make up around 5% of those in England and are treated the same way as local ones. They pay at…

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