Education News from NY Times
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Becoming the sperm donor for my friend and her wife is changing our friendship, but we’re learning (the hard way) that it’s strong enough to hold.
With the increased recognition that reading to children enhances vocabulary and other important skills, the American Academy of Pediatrics is asking its members to become advocates.
A new research paper finds that typical debt burdens have not risen significantly over the last two decades.
Corinthian Colleges, long under government scrutiny, will receive $16 million and produce a transitional operating plan, outlining which schools it will sell and which it will phase out.
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Despite concerns about an emphasis on the business of education, private equity funds and investment banks are buying and merging educational institutions at a rapid pace.
One in five young adults lives with his or her parents. It might be a recessionary blip — or the dawn of a whole new economic age.
Looking for advice for parents, from parents: how do you help a child transition from the friends and playmates you produce for her to friends of her own making, and what do you do when your child is the one who is growing away?
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The PAYE program saves money mostly for low-income borrowers who have incurred an unusually big federal debt.
The Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics, financed by Yuri Milner, a Russian investor, and Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, comes with a $3 million award.
A federal judge supported a New York City policy that prevents unimmunized children from attending public school when another student has a vaccine-preventable disease. Three families had sued, arguing their religious rights were violated.
A New York City school composting program aims to help the environment, instill a sense of conservation in schoolchildren, and, critically, save some money.
New York City’s top public schools must become more diverse.
A program created by New York City, which contracted with the Flatiron School in Manhattan, helps people break into the city’s growing technology sector.