Education News from NY Times
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Do you think this type of education can prepare children for the “real world”? How might it be better than traditional schooling? What might children miss from not attending a regular school?
Here are the first several paragraphs from a Jan. 4 article, “SpaceX’s Next Frontier: Landing a Rocket on Earth.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
The Rev. Robert Harrison, a Capuchin priest who was an assistant principal at the Bronx school, said the abuse of 10 minors occurred in the 1970s and 1980s, authorities from his religious order said.
Those spas for little girls aren’t really about little girls at all. They’re about parents looking for something special in a world where very little is “special” anymore.
While Harvard professors oppose changes that will raise their health care costs, the university says the increases are in part a result of the Affordable Care Act, which many Harvard experts championed.
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Here are the first several paragraphs from a Jan. 2 Style section article, “The Selfie Stick Takes Manhattan.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Known for one of the strictest home-school laws in the nation, Pennsylvania has relaxed some requirements, and that has brought it to the forefront in a lobbying war.
I worried that my daughter’s decision to take a gap year would mean she’d never go to college. I shouldn’t have.
The new rule applies to about 150,000 children in city-licensed day cares and preschools, covering those from 6 months to 5 years of age.
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Many of the views put forth by Professor Goodlad, whose study of American public schools involved more than 27,000 students, remain central to educational improvement efforts.
Advice from a stack of postcards hidden in a closet years ago: Encourage your children in what they want, not what you want. Also, keep a good figure.