Education News from NY Times
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A program by the Yale University School of Medicine and 2U, an education technology company, is to offer the same Ivy League degree online that is available on campus.
Are there any topics that are just too offensive to be joked about? Is 9/11 too serious a topic for comedy? What about rape? Cancer? Hitler or the Holocaust? Why or why not?
A math professor and his wife, both trained by Marcel Marceau, stage mime skits to teach the principles, and joys, of math to students of all ages.
The G.E. deal “was easy for me,” Stephen A. Schwarzman said in an interview, but the welter of details for his Schwarzman Scholars program required creative thinking.
Here are several paragraphs from an April 8 article, “When the World Went Pop.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Michael Konstalid, a physical therapist for the New York City Education Department, builds custom physical therapy equipment out of things that would otherwise end up in the trash.
The Education Department has fined Corinthian Colleges $30 million for misrepresenting the job placement rates at its Heald College.
We were on spring break at the beginning of April, so this quiz covers two very newsy weeks. Take it to see what you know and to learn more.
Here are several paragraphs from an April 12 article, “Coachella Festival Fends Off Rivals With Fresh Acts and Eye on Style.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Federal lawsuits by seven plaintiffs allege a pattern of misconduct by Dr. Rex L. Mahnensmith, who was a director of the New Haven Dialysis Clinic.
Julio Frenk, a former health minister in Mexico and a dean who helped quadruple fund-raising at Harvard, was named the next president of the University of Miami.
Judge Jerry W. Baxter said, he thought an appropriate sentence for educators convicted of altering test scores would mean sending them to jail. But then he had a change of heart.
Even parents who are uncomfortable with the exams are discovering that it is hard to push the button on the nuclear option — refusing to have their own children take them.
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