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Sean Shaynak, a Brooklyn Technical High School teacher who faces 36 charges including sexual abuse and forcible touching, appeared forever stuck in high school to those who knew him.
It’s much easier to brush off your mother than a stranger who is paid to give advice about your college application essays.
One morning last month, I turned the corner with my 8-year-old daughter and there, on the sidewalk, lay a teaching moment waiting to happen in the form of a crumpled $20 bill.
Create a short video that defines or teaches any of the words from our Word of the Day feature, and post a link here by Nov. 11 at 7 a.m. Eastern.
If I were faced with a photographer coming to my house to take pictures of breakfast, I’d be very tempted to do it up right.
“Blitz the cold-storage plant”? “Step up closer to the mike”? As this article reports, teenagers said in 1943 to mean “You figure it out”: You shred it, wheat.
A professor at Wellesley College seeks to ensure that academic freedoms are upheld in collaborations between American and foreign universities.
What role does procrastination play in your studying? Do you tend to cram? Or do you plan out your studying long in advance?
Witnesses said that students from a teachers college were apprehended by police officers, killed and buried in Iguala, Mexico, but their accounts fuel further questions.
Being President of Jefferson County PTA in the midst of the controversy over the U.S. History curriculum has been a wild, exhilarating, if taxing and nerve-wracking, ride.
Women exploring conception aids have a new option: The Stork OTC, an over-the counter cervical cap designed to collect sperm after intercourse.
The Center for News Literacy shares a video of middle schoolers practicing some principles of news literacy, and suggests practical tools any teacher can use to help students become savvy news consumers.
The decision by a state committee substantially increased the size of Success Academy, one of the city’s largest and most polarizing charter networks.
Big Food lobbying dollars and heated partisan politics threaten the first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in decades. Can parents be heard above the din?