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Education News from NY Times
Updated: 6 hours 43 min ago
Fortunately, the president can’t change what Title IX says and means. Those jobs still belong to Congress and the federal courts.
The new studies come at an interesting moment, with a proponent of vouchers newly in charge of the Education Department.
The administration reversed a policy that allowed students to use the bathrooms of their choice at school, an order that caused an internal rift.
Prosecutors are looking into whether Lisa S. Coico received tens of thousands of dollars in unauthorized payments from the school’s oldest alumni fund.
The Education Department, whose scrutiny has led hundreds of campuses to close, is now led by Betsy DeVos, who has investments in the industry.
Protesters and heated exchanges on Twitter were an immediate display of the type of fierce resistance the new education secretary can expect to face.
The main goal of those involved in the effort is to convince college presidents that the Obama-era policies have positively transformed the lives of women on college campuses.
A free math camp for middle-school students from New York’s poorest neighborhoods was an effort to increase the number of blacks and Latinos with advanced math degrees.
New York University will offer more classes, broaden its allowance for transfer credits and advise students on creating schedules to finish in three years.
Over 200 applicants were told they had been accepted to the Mailman School of Public Health. It was the latest in a string of similar mistakes around the country.
The mayor, poised to seek re-election, devoted little of his address to education, leaving some questioning whether he has a vision for schools in a possible second term.
The chip giant is ending its support of the fairs and sponsoring newer events like homemade engineering contests. Critics say the traditional fairs are as vital as ever.
Marvin Krislov, often a lightning rod over identity and free speech issues, is a former Rhodes scholar with three degrees from Yale.
Allen Coon, a student at the University of Mississippi, is reviled, but also revered, for challenging Old South symbols on a conservative campus.
A new program in New Jersey aims to reduce infant mortality by distributing tens of thousands of so-called baby boxes.
The decision changed little in the short term, but it signaled a significant change in the government’s approach to transgender issues under President Trump.
The decision came after a series of protests from students, faculty and alumni who objected to honoring the 19th-century white supremacist statesman.
These plans shield college savings from taxes, but must be managed properly for maximum returns.
Houghton College outperformed colleges with the biggest endowments by getting out of hedge funds and moving to a mix of low-cost index funds and mutual funds.
America’s rapidly changing labor market means it’s harder to find economic security at a young age.