Education: College Credit for Fun

Some 14,000 years ago, as every myth lover knows, there was a vast cataclysm outside the Strait of Gibraltar and the entire continent of Atlantis sank forever beneath the sea. To rediscover what Plato had once called "a great and wonderful empire," 70 teachers, students and other Atlantisians set off from New York last week for Cadiz, Spain, where they will start a skindiving exploration of the Spanish and Moroccan coastline. "I simply know we will find it because I am psychic," said the project's organizer, Maxine Asher, an audiovisual instruction expert at...

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