Education News from NY Times
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Should you reward those who obey the unwritten rules of Halloween — dress up, be a child, say “trick-or-treat” — with better sweets?
In the mind of a teenager who self-injures, cutting helps regulate emotions, and strategies that might help most teens can backfire.
We took a deep dive into The Times’s archives to find as many 19th-century articles about hauntings as we could. Where they were reported, we provide the street addresses as well.
Your family has likely suffered a loss, celebrated a triumph or participated in a regular activity or event that has brought some of you closer in some way. We invite you to tell us about it.
Career-training programs with more than 800,000 students may be threatened under a new federal rule measuring whether graduates earn enough to pay off student loans.
If you’re the parent of a girl, inevitably at some point, she will emerge from the bathroom or come home from school and inform you (not in these words) that her menstrual cycle has begun. Be ready.
The Educational Testing Service said it had reliable information that tests had been compromised for thousands of South Korean and Chinese students applying to American colleges and universities.
The Learning Network: Teaching About Children’s Rights Through the Work of Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi
In this lesson, we explore the issue of children’s rights around the world. Teachers can begin with an overview that introduces Ms. Yousafzai and Mr. Satyarthi, and their work. Then students can do further research into global education, child labor, modern-day slavery and related topics.
Everyone wants kids to be safe in school — even us parents of the “bad” kids. But punitive approaches have high costs: Instead of being helped, misbehaving kids are pushed out. Schools need to try something else.
Plenty of smartphone apps offer worthwhile and entertaining lessons.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s “Education” television ad appears to be a response to criticism from his opponent, Rob Astorino, of his support for the Common Core standards.
The death of Robert Champion, 26, brought heightened focus to college hazing and prompted a flurry of strict antihazing laws across the country.
Parents’ perspectives on marijuana use are as disparate as the nation’s mandates. Here, how five parents talk to their children about smoking pot.
Smoking pot, some say, is now just part of everyday life at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
New studies show that the effects of marijuana on young people may be greater than we thought. One has found brain differences even in casual smokers.