For the first time, we’re posting a piece by a student instead of a teacher. Preston R. Michelson, now a college student, interviews his former high school teacher and journalism adviser, David Cutler, to write about how he created an online newspaper and how its staff used The Times as inspiration.
Here are several paragraphs from a Jan. 27 article, “All the Presidents’ Memorabilia.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
Do you think Mr. Jarre made the right decision in turning down $1 million from an advertising agency? Why?
After more than a decade of increases in per-pupil funding for K-12 public schools, the nation’s per-pupil spending dropped in 2012 for the second year in a row, according to data released Thursday by the National Center for Education Statistics.Read full article >>
Arizona became the first state to require its high school students to pass the test that is given to immigrants who want to become United States citizens.
The president, facing pressure from both parties, dropped from his budget a proposal to effectively end college savings accounts known as 529s.
It is a dream scenario for District leaders: Parents rallying around their neighborhood school and vowing to be a part of its renaissance. That’s been happening in the rapidly gentrifying Northwest Washington neighborhood of Logan Circle, where a growing number of parents are hoping to send their young children to school down the street rather than move to the suburbs. Read full article >>
Montgomery County Superintendent Joshua P. Starr made a case to keep his job as leader of Maryland’s largest school system last week, just days before reports surfaced that he lacked majority support from the Board of Education for reappointment.Read full article >>
State health officials are tracking hundreds of people, including at least 195 children, who might have been exposed in an outbreak that began at Disneyland.
The efforts of Mott Hall Bridges Academy, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, to educate low-income children has inspired people and spurred a campaign that has raised more than $1 million for the students.
The efforts of Mott Hall Bridges Academy, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, to educate low-income children have inspired people and spurred a campaign that has raised more than $1 million for the students.
New York City’s Independent Budget Office found that 53 percent of charter school kindergartners with disabilities were still in the same schools four years later, compared with 49 percent in traditional schools.
Dartmouth College will prohibit all students, regardless of age, from drinking or possessing hard alcohol on campus and will create a new network of residential communities for student social life in a effort to rid the school of what its president calls “extreme behaviors.”Read full article >>