Education News from NY Times
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The former secretary of state, who regularly commands $200,000 for speeches, returned to Chappaqua, N.Y., to address seven high school seniors at their graduation from a summer scholarship program.
David Boies, who helped lead the legal charge that overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban and represented Al Gore in Bush v. Gore is becoming chairman of the Partnership for Educational Justice.
The City of New York pays for about 12,000 special-needs students per year to receive private school educations. Parents contend that the city fights too many of these requests, delaying important services to students in the process.
Admiral Larson was appointed superintendent of the academy for a second time in 1994 when the Navy sought his help in changing the ethical atmosphere after 134 midshipmen were accused of cheating on an exam.
An admiral who has made a career of keeping secrets is about to move into a field where openness is prized and everything is debated as the chancellor of the University of Texas system.
The investigation was prompted by reports of sexual assault, drug use, cheating and other violations of the academy’s honor code.
Company names, often bastardizing, have wriggled into the lexicons of college administrators, professors and students.
Long known as a training ground for European Union bureaucrats, the College of Europe faces challenges in its bid to produce well-rounded civil servants.
Crews at the University of California, Los Angeles, finished major repairs Saturday on a main that burst and poured 20 million gallons of water onto the campus, ruining the new court at Pauley Pavilion.
A lack of funding for investigators means the real power of the legislation would be the anonymous survey data from students published online.
Applied behavioral analysis therapy holds the possibility of “beating” autism. Some families will achieve an optimal outcome; they say, some children will become indistinguishable. Our son did not, but there’s a lot besides autism that distinguishes him.
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Fathers are vital components of delivery day — except not vital enough that anyone cares if they get hungry or need something.
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Looking to the future of a challenging profession, law schools want their students to be able to advise entrepreneurs in coming fields. That means learning quantitative skills, business and tech.
Is three years in law school one too many?
Life for about 200,000 people packed into more than 80 schools serving as shelters in Gaza is full of deprivation and discomfort.