Teresa Watanabe

education reporter for the LA Times

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Education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Teresa Watanabe on KCRW

The coronavirus pandemic is upending the college admissions process, but one silver lining is that high school juniors won’t need to take the SAT or ACT this spring.

Many universities are dropping SAT and ACT scores requirement during pandemic — or permanently

The coronavirus pandemic is upending the college admissions process, but one silver lining is that high school juniors won’t need to take the SAT or ACT this spring.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Now is usually when college-bound high school seniors are checking their mailboxes for the “big envelope” to see which schools accepted them.

College admissions, classes and costs are changing amid COVID-19

Now is usually when college-bound high school seniors are checking their mailboxes for the “big envelope” to see which schools accepted them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Do women-only STEM programs discriminate against men?

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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