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Education News from NY Times
Updated: 15 hours 49 min ago
Like the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, football players across the country are silently taking a knee during the national anthem to protest racism.
The justices turned down a review of a California ruling that the association could restrict athletes’ compensation beyond scholarships and a few thousand dollars.
“Zero tolerance” policies in schools have resulted in the suspension of three million students each year, and are shown to have a disproportionate effect on minority students.
The appointment of N.P. Narvekar, who has overseen the impressive growth of Columbia’s endowment, follows several years of lagging returns for Harvard’s investments.
New York City is trying to change school zone lines on the Upper West Side, but after countless meetings addressing the proposals, a consensus has not been reached.
High school students reported more confidence after completing an exercise intended to instill a basic message to help manage tension: People can change.
While the idea of free tuition has been championed as an antidote to soaring costs and student debt, many in higher education fear unintended consequences.
A Georgia Tech computer science program at drastically reduced prices could change the way we think about the problem of college costs.
Watson, the IBM computer platform that dominated on “Jeopardy!” and has helped fight cancer, is part of a pilot program that will help teachers build personalized lesson plans.
Changes to how history is taught, as well as changes to how French, Latin and Greek are introduced, have set off arguments between the right and the left.
The initiative, which applies to New York City public school students, is part of an effort by the city to encourage more young people to go to college.