Education News from NY Times
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Beverly Hall, the former superintendent who was awaiting trial for her alleged participation in a conspiracy to alter test results, died Monday after a battle with breast cancer, her legal team said.
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Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 23 article, “Please Stop Making That Noise.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
A debate that has roiled Colorado’s growing yoga world pits studio owners against a state agency that says programs to train yoga teachers must be certified.
On Monday, many public school students in New Jersey will begin to take standardized tests that are opposed by an unusually diverse coalition of enemies.
Low student tests scores are forcing the United Federation of Teachers to shut down the kindergarten-to-eighth-grade portion of a charter school it started in 2005.
Student debtors should turn the vast sums they owe into leverage to demand a better system.
Some 135 campuses across the country have founded Collegiate Recovery community support groups in an effort to keep students sober.
The closing of the centers, including one run by an outspoken critic of the state’s Republican leadership, set off allegations of partisanship and academic censorship.
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