Education News from NY Times
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Though the Council has very limited power over public schools, the bill’s sponsors say they do have the ability to increase the volume of the conversation.
With funding formulas that cap or redirect local property tax revenues to state coffers, some places are looking for other ways to capture local money.
Several schools have allowed humanitarian exceptions to restrictions on trips to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the countries most affected by the virus.
Marijuana is legal in some states and under some circumstances, and can now be munched and drunk as well as smoked. How does that change the way we talk about it with our kids?
“Breaking Bad” action figures probably don’t belong in your 6-year-old’s toy box. But you knew that, right?
My first appointment at the midwives’ office in Omaha was awash in comfort, even so close to delivery.
Despite guidelines, schools districts are requiring documents that are often difficult for parents to obtain, forcing children to stay at home.
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Do you think ordinary people will ever make interplanetary space trips, the way people take intercontinental plane rides today?
“Yes means yes” means checking in with your partner during sex, but many young men say they don’t know how to have that conversation.
Here are the first several paragraphs of the Oct. 14 article “Why Are Americans So Fascinated With Extreme Fitness?” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
Professor Mazrui, who had taught since 1989 at Binghamton University, set off national criticism with his 1986 television documentary, “The Africans: A Triple Heritage.”
Dental cleanings happen only twice a year. Twice-daily brushing matters as much for dental health. To establish that routine for a child on the spectrum, start small.
The new graduation rules would offer a variety of alternative subjects, including language, accounting, humanities or one of 13 vocational assessments.
Looking for books and strategies to help a behind-the-curve reader find books that interest her, and encourage her to read and improve.
There is no shame in having more kids than average. Or in working hard to support them without having money to fund individual college savings accounts, or telling them, “You are your ticket to college. Work hard.”
At a convention, the Girl Scouts promised to reinvigorate the role of the outdoors in the organization, but some have questioned whether new badges mean real change.