Education News from NY Times
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If you keep a journal, it’s not the record of the momentous events that will bring you the most pleasure later. It’s the little things.
We are traveling – by car, as a family – 1,200 miles so that I can give birth in Omaha, which is where I am from. The waiting lists to be a part of midwifery practices on the East Coast and the overbooked schedules of its clinicians wore me down.
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When I first heard what happened to Barb Webb, a married lesbian and teacher at my former Catholic high school who, after 9 years of teaching there, was fired after she announced her pregnancy, I was shocked—and then I wasn’t.
Do you think a traditional college application is the best way to communicate who you are as a student?
Inside the Obama administration’s standoff with Republicans, the food industry and the nation’s lunch ladies over the future of the cafeteria.
Where is same-sex marriage legal in the United States? Where is it still banned? Do you notice any trends in the map? Are same-sex marriages legal in your state?
The participating companies are publicly committing themselves not to sell information on kindergartners through 12th graders.
Teachers are scrambling to educate students without the classrooms they need and with no prospect of new ones being built anytime soon, as people move back.
Philadelphia teachers vowed to fight a sudden move by the district Monday that cancels their union contract and requires them to start paying health premiums of $55 to $140 a month.
The when and what kind of tests depend on the state, but make sure your children take the tutorial about using the computer.
“I’ll show you mine, you show yours” has been around for a long time. It’s the medium that makes it different and scary.
A reader asks: my 7-year-old daughter announced last week that she would be wearing a tiara for picture day. This was not ok by me, but I decided to keep silent. What would you have done?
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Below are the eight paragraphs of the Sept. 30 article, “With Big Pawprints to Fill, Zoo Prepares for Grizzlies.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Using $50 million from the Einhorn Family Charitable Trust, the college will require all students to take at least one course with a community component during their undergraduate careers.