By Molly Greenberg at InTheCapital
Welcome to “Get Schooled,” where we bring you the must-read education articles you probably missed out on this week. Whether you want to know how to get hired by Google, or are just interested in a hilarious YouTube video geared toward the college crowd, here’s a curated list of the best-of-edu links from around the Web.
- A new report from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) finds that opposition to commencement speakers is more intense than in the past. This graphic puts into perspective just how great the push back against speakers was this “disinvitation season.”
- Ever wonder how much President Obama’s college rating system will actually cost? The answer: an unreasonably large amount of dollars we simply don’t have to spend.
- U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Shultz (D-Fla.) will be featured in the first session of an eight-session long Georgetown University MOOC called “Genomic Medicine Gets Personal” to talk about her experience with breast cancer.
- If you’re underage, Town Hall warns you not to use a fake ID. You will be caught, and then your license will be added to the mock-up of the U.S.
- The Fortune 500 rankings did not include a single education company this year. Why? Click here to find out.
- Georgetown University alum Nick Troiano released his newest campaign video for Congress this week.
- Curious about which colleges cost the most money in each state nationwide? Take a look at this map.
- InTheCapital also published some interesting education news articles worth taking a look at, including: “UVa Researchers are One Step Closer to Being Able to Stop Ebola From Spreading,” “UVa, MIT & Adobe Want to Help You Take Selfies Like a Professional Photographer,” “Spain’s King-to-be Earned His Master’s From Georgetown,” “Recent Grads are Moving to These 10 Cities, According to LinkedIn Data” and “How Much Clout Does Your College Major Carry in the Real World [Infographic].”