Education News from NY Times
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Elizabeth Garrett, the provost of the University of Southern California, will become the president of Cornell University as of July 1.
Can you identify five or 10 objects that you would include in an exhibit or book about your life? Why did you select each of those objects?
Is our new city changing us? Or would we be changing anyway, simply by virtue of growing up, getting older, and evolving in our lives?
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Under the state law colleges must require “affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity,” which can be verbal or communicated through actions.
Hundreds of students in Jefferson County missed school again Monday as teachers shut down two high schools by calling in sick.
Prosecutors alleged that teachers and administrators had engaged in a “widespread, cleverly disguised” conspiracy to cheat on standardized test scores.
From a visa arriving hours before a government shutdown to staying one mile away from the protests in Red Square against American families adopting Russian children, there were plenty of chances for this adoption to fall apart.
Parental silence on gender roles and racial differences won’t lead to race-blind and gender-neutral children. That doesn’t make racism and sexism any easier to talk about. How does your family do it?
My 7-year-old son asked to stay home while I ran errands in our neighborhood. I agreed, and our experiment was a success — except to those who insisted on seeing encouragement of independence as a “tragedy waiting to happen.”
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California has become the first state to require students on college campuses to receive active consent before all sexual activity.
I wanted the video of my 4-year-old talking about equality to be shared. But when it was stolen and shared by strangers, the experience changed how I think about posting images of my children online.