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On Campus: Pronoun Privilege

September 25, 2016 - 5:36pm
At some colleges students introduce themselves by name, followed by a string of preferred pronouns. But the ritual is discomfiting.
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Yale Endowment Earned 3.4% in a Year When Many Peers Lost

September 23, 2016 - 5:31pm
The average return among endowments that have reported so far is a loss of 2.7 percent, according to Cambridge Associates.
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If I Were President … of My Club, My Class, My College, My Country

September 23, 2016 - 2:05pm
Share your concerns, and hopes for the future.
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Ex-Bronx Science Teacher Pleads Guilty in Child Pornography Case

September 23, 2016 - 1:42pm
The former teacher, Jon Cruz, was arrested last year and accused of enticing boys into sending him nude photographs online.
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College Republicans, Once ‘the Best Party on Campus,’ Endure Taunts Over Trump

September 23, 2016 - 12:32pm
Their party’s nominee has attacked conservative heroes and traditions and caused dissension, doubt and widespread mockery from liberal classmates.
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Your Money: How to Pay for College With Less Stress

September 23, 2016 - 12:15pm
An adviser has a four-step plan to prepare for the financial gantlet that is your child’s college education.
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Your Money Adviser: A New Cost at College: Digital Access Codes

September 23, 2016 - 10:21am
The required purchase of online materials may require a digital access code, costing around $100. There is no buying a used copy, sharing or opting out.
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About New York: A New York School Where Students Learn to Read by Sculpting Words

September 22, 2016 - 9:07pm
At the Windward School in Manhattan, children with learning disabilities learn to connect words to their meanings through multiple senses, including shaping letters out of clay.
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Harvard, Searching for Endowment Manager, Reports a Loss

September 22, 2016 - 7:34pm
Harvard’s showing comes after years of poor performance as a series of investment chiefs have come and gone.
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Government Moves to Close a Watchdog of For-Profit Colleges

September 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
The Education Department said a staff report found a body that had overseen failing institutions like Corinthian Colleges and ITT had fallen short.
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‘Fees Must Fall’: Anatomy of the Student Protests in South Africa

September 22, 2016 - 1:58pm
Protests by university students flared up after a government proposal that university fees could increase as much as 8 percent next year.
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The Getaway: 5 Tips on How to Make College Tours Fun Instead of Grueling

September 22, 2016 - 6:00am
Fall is here, and so is college tour season. Turn it into a vacation!
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Firestorms at 2 Colleges After Students Share Racially Charged Photos

September 21, 2016 - 10:22am
In the span of a week, students have faced widespread criticism after posting photos to social media.
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The Learning Network: A Brand-New Learning Network

September 20, 2016 - 7:30am
Say goodbye to the blog, our home since 2009 — and say hello to Learning Network 3.0.
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Racial Segregation in New York Schools Starts With Pre-K, Report Finds

September 20, 2016 - 5:00am
In the first year of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s expansion, prekindergarten classrooms tended to be more racially homogeneous than even the city’s public kindergartens.
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Editorial: SUNY’s Wise Move on Admissions

September 20, 2016 - 3:21am
Doing away with the stigmatizing application question for disciplinary infractions will bring more students into higher education.
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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘I, Too, Sing America’

September 19, 2016 - 5:34pm
What objects and experiences will be part of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture?
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WGOITP?: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Sept. 19, 2016

September 19, 2016 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.
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The Learning Network: Do College Rankings Really Matter?

September 19, 2016 - 5:03am
What are the advantages and disadvantages of consulting published lists of top colleges and universities?
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | adorn

September 19, 2016 - 2:02am
This word has appeared in 106 New York Times articles in the past year.
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