1. TOO EASY?

    Report: College Students Study Less

    19 Feb 2009, Laredo, Texas, USA --- High school students in math class using Texas Instruments calculators for Algebra II study at the Early College High School located on the campus of Texas A&M International University in Laredo.  --- Image by © Bob Daemmrich/Corbis

    Bob Daemmrich / Corbis

    Kids these days! According to the National Survey of Student Engagement, the amount of time college students spend preparing for class each week has dropped from 24 hours a week to about 15 over the past 12 years. Critics say college students are getting lazier and college is getting less demanding academically and more focused on athletics. Others counter that students have had to take on more work to afford higher education and make ends meet.

    Read it at The Washington Post