Education News from NY Times
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A lack of funding for investigators means the real power of the legislation would be the anonymous survey data from students published online.
Applied behavioral analysis therapy holds the possibility of “beating” autism. Some families will achieve an optimal outcome; they say, some children will become indistinguishable. Our son did not, but there’s a lot besides autism that distinguishes him.
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Fathers are vital components of delivery day — except not vital enough that anyone cares if they get hungry or need something.
The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week 8 | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?
Comment here by 7 a.m. Eastern on Aug. 8 to enter this week’s contest. Our guest Penguin Young Adult author will be K.A. Harrington, and winners will be announced on Aug. 19.
Looking to the future of a challenging profession, law schools want their students to be able to advise entrepreneurs in coming fields. That means learning quantitative skills, business and tech.
Is three years in law school one too many?
Life for about 200,000 people packed into more than 80 schools serving as shelters in Gaza is full of deprivation and discomfort.
The North Carolina Senate moved toward sealing a long-sought budget accord on Thursday, voting in favor of a $21 billion plan that would raise the salaries of public schoolteachers but impose cuts elsewhere in state government.
Do morality tales change children’s behavior? Research suggests that emphasizing the positive effects of honesty may, while tales of dire consequences fall on deaf ears.
The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 5 | ‘I Changed My Definition of the Word “Lucky” ’
This week’s winner is Kiran, and our Penguin Young Readers Group judge was the author Alex London. There are still three weeks of the contest left.
If you have to take two cats and a bag full of wormy pet vomit to the veterinarian, you couldn’t find anyone who would enjoy it more than my young companions.
Children can’t understand how anger works, or manage it later in life, unless we encourage them to wrestle it with safe people.
The measure, backed by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, would impose financial penalties on colleges that do not comply with the law’s requirements.
The United Federation of Teachers sent out a memo defending tenure laws after two parents groups in New York filed lawsuits to challenge it.
Legislators have announced a tentative budget agreement that includes a pay raise for public schoolteachers, but analysts expect that the proposed changes will mean more cuts elsewhere.
In New York City, some parents are hoping that elite prekindergarten will give their children an edge at getting into Harvard. But will it?