The U.S. Education Department issued guidance Friday reminding schools that they must designate an employee to oversee their efforts to comply with Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education programs and activities.Read full article >>
New studies show how a four-year degree greatly benefits even marginal students.
Here are several paragraphs from an April 20 article, “On ‘The Americans,’ Holly Taylor Plays a 15-Year-Old Whose ‘Whole Life Is a Lie.’ ” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
A Times article looks at some recent examples of parties that grew so big and unruly, perhaps because of social media publicity, that they become dangerously out-of-control. Have you ever been to a party like this? What, if anything, do you think officials should do to keep them safe — or prevent them from happening at all?
Much of the recent discussion about income inequality in the U.S. has focused on the decline of the American middle class. What’s true in the overall economy seems to be the reality in higher education as well: The wealthiest colleges, both public and private, are pulling away from the rest of the herd financially.Read full article >>
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | 2 Qaeda Hostages Were Accidentally Killed in U.S. Strike, White House Says
Do you think the United States should continue to use unmanned drones to attack enemy fighters? Why?
Paul Nungesser said the university actively supported a public harassment campaign against him by his accuser, Emma Sulkowicz, who drew national attention when she carried a mattress around campus.
The New York Civil Liberties Union filed suit on behalf of six refugees in the Utica City district. Law enforcement agencies have pressed New York schools for months to ease enrollment for immigrants.
Every public school in New York City is required to have a School Leadership Team, made up of a mix of faculty and parents, including the principal and the chapter leader of the teachers’ union.