Education News from NY Times
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Tomi Reichental, who was sent to a concentration camp as a child, has mesmerized students in Ireland with his stories of wartime atrocities.
Video of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma has helped draw attention to racially tinged incidents on other campuses.
Fourteen teenagers are under investigation for a series of sexual assaults against two students at a Los Angeles high school, the police said Friday.
The senator discussed inequities in the judicial system in remarks at Bowie State University, a historically black college in Maryland.
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Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to the University of Texas at Austin and Louisiana Tech in Ruston, though no new allegations had been substantiated.
Gov. Rick Snyder issued an executive order transferring the functions of the office charged with turning around failing schools from the state Education Department to an agency he has control over.
LeapFrog, a dominant maker of educational toys and games, has watched its sales plummet because of cheaper alternatives.
Thanks to hovering American parent culture, the La Grange Library food fight wasn’t just between a 3-year-old and an 18-month-old. It was also between their mothers.
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