Education News from NY Times
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The 37,924 full- and part-time students who started classes this fall represent a 30 percent decline from just four years ago, when enrollment peaked at 52,488.
Whoever replaces Dr. King will have to juggle issues like the Common Core standards, teacher evaluation and training, and charter schools.
When I was four months pregnant, a friend asked this question casually over lunch. I hadn’t yet thought of it that way.
Fifteen ideas for teaching and learning about 2014, using retrospective videos, photos, articles and lists from The New York Times and around the Web.
The house is paid for. The car is paid for. Everything else, we’re barely covering. I can’t find a job for the life of me—and if I do, who will look after the baby?
You can put anything you like on your lists — the movies, music, TV or books you liked best ; the news stories or viral videos or sporting events that you thought were great or terrible; the aspects of your personal, family or academic life that were most notable for being bad or good; or a mix.
Here are several paragraphs from a Dec. 12 article, “Young Grandmasters Try to Make Chess Cool.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
The system was created to make it easier to identify which teachers performed the best so their methods could be replicated, and which performed the worst, so they could be fired.
After widespread publicity that Mohammed Islam had earned $72 million in the stock market, the story of a 17-year-old Stuyvesant High School senior started to unravel on Monday.
Celebrating Hanukkah and Christmas has made me aware of how much easier the outside world makes it to protect one tradition over the other.
Proposed CDC guidelines would have doctors promote the benefits of circumcision in newborns, teenagers and adults, but parents will still make their own decisions—sometimes for unexpected reasons.
Student activists at Harvard hope to bring renewed momentum to the "Black Lives Matter" movement so that it avoids the fate of the Occupy Wall Street effort.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose Islamist party has injected religion into many aspects of Turkish life, has celebrated an increase in enrollment at religious schools to almost a million from 63,000 during his 12 years in power.
The increase is occurring as the use of traditional cigarettes continues to decline, the National Institute on Drug Abuse says.
What do you remember about 2014? Fill in the blanks with your own guesses, or choose from a scrambled list of answers. Each question links to the Times article in which the answer can be found.
An on-again, off-again schedule to deployment is hard on all of us. In a weak moment, I told my husband that it was easier when he’s gone, and I regretted it instantly.