Education News from NY Times
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How a school system unable to dislodge failed teachers for years at a time punished an employee who helped a young boy build a record of blazing success.
A labor dispute at the General Theological Seminary in Manhattan springs from complaints about mismanagement and offensive comments attributed to its new dean.
I was certain I would be the perfect stepmother, part Mary Poppins, part Maria from “The Sound of Music,” as I helped to intertwine our families.
This fall semester, all public universities in Texas were required to offer incoming students the option of a payment plan that fixed their tuition at a particular rate for four years.
We should learn from the spymasters and assess students in person.
Russian media reported that the student feared returning to Russia because he could face persecution over his sexuality.
The safety of female students is a focus at the University of Virginia after a man was linked to the recent disappearance of Hannah Graham, a student, and a killing in 2009.
Recent cases in New Jersey and Brooklyn highlight how online communications have blurred boundaries between students and teachers.
Before my son started school, I shared my parents’ hippie view of the P.T.A. as a perfect-parent filled hassle and just another part of The Establishment trying to squelch creativity out of learning.
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What family dinner really looks like at our house: tacos, noodles, slow-cooker curry with mixed success and a meatloaf from the freezer.
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The principal, Randy J. Asher, said school officials had been unaware of any allegations against Sean Shaynak, now charged with sexually preying on seven students, until he was arrested in August.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said he had instructed the State University of New York to make affirmative consent the rule on all 64 of its campuses.
Demonstrators filled Foley Square to highlight what they said was a crisis of quality in New York City public schools.
It’s not necessary to create an arbitrary dividing line between “serious” science and everything else. For some children, learning about the science behind sparkly things is their way in to a whole world of technology.