Education News from NY Times
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For a coming student contest in which teenagers are invited to write on an issue they care about, we have gathered a list of 200 writing prompts on a wide range of issues.
Dr. Gallagher’s work expanded educational opportunities for disabled and gifted children nationwide, and he championed the education of both groups as a civil rights issue.
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The House passed legislation on Monday that would require public universities to charge veterans in-state tuition rates or face a financial penalty.
Many colleges are misleading applicants about the paperwork needed to seek financial aid, possibly violating federal law and costing students extra money, a congressman said.
The Super Bowl, a paralyzing ice storm, a new head of the Federal Reserve: How many of the 10 questions below can you answer correctly?
Once a mostly Democratic cause, government-funded preschool has been embraced by both parties outside Washington, with Republican governors pushing some of the biggest increases in preschool spending.
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How would making sports betting legal everywhere affect the athletes, fans and those who gamble on games’ final outcomes?
Fill in the blanks in this passage about the Sochi Olympics, then use Olympics photographs for a picture-dictation game.
Some British universities are experimenting with an American-style grade-point average in hopes that it would better for the students, but not everyone in British academe is on board.
Dagestan has a gained a reputation for so-called education tourism, because it’s easier for students to cheat their way through Russia’s college entry exams there.
Financing for an increase to $2 billion a year will come from restructuring the $2.4 billion E-Rate program.
Many employers lament recent graduates’ lack of specialized skills. But a management consultant says these young people still offer much potential for a company’s future.
Carmen Fariña, the new schools chancellor, said she plans to take $210 million reserved for charter schools and use it to create thousands of new prekindergarten seats.