Education News from NY Times
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Over the objections of students and the governor, the Board of Regents of the University of California adopted increases of up to 5 percent in each of the next five years.
Lawyers for Jason Puello, who, at 19, is too old to play for the basketball team, say that basing eligibility on when students’ birthdays fall means that the Education Department treats winter and spring sports differently.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a long-term relationship in Singapore that involves managing five labs with dozens of Ph.D. and post-doc researchers.
If Q is for Quinoa, E is for Equipped (for Everything) and M is for Meltdown, what’s your nominee for the modern parent’s alphabet?
The topic of food has the potential to fulfill all the prerequisites necessary for creating an engaging and effective language-development lesson. Here are many ideas and resources for teaching the topic.
Motherlode Blog: ‘Why Is This Happening in Your Life?’ Parents in the Child Welfare System Need to Be Heard
The news tends to dwell on the tragedies, but most children who enter foster care go home to parents—like me—who repair their families and refuse to give up hope.
Most college graduates earn enough to repay their student loans. The bigger problem is that they’re asked to do so when they are earning the least.
Talking about gratitude and giving around the Thanksgiving table is a great time to start a new family tradition: jump starting better conversations every night.
Times archival articles about Americans celebrating Thanksgiving even as they coped with Great Depression, World Wars I and II, the wars in Vietnam and Afghanistan, Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, and the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
The maker of ClassDojo, a popular classroom app, said that starting in January it plans to keep students’ behavioral records for only one school year.
Where has a powerful snowstorm swept, creating snowdrifts as high as houses, trapping people in their homes and forcing hundreds of motorists to abandon their cars on roads that were quickly buried in blizzard-like conditions?
The fall in certifications resembles, in some respects, the state’s experience with the Common Core, a set of more rigorous learning standards for students that has been adopted by New York and most other states.
Despite protests and a last-ditch effort by Gov. Jerry Brown to block an increase in costs, the University of California Board of Regents approved a plan to raise tuition 27.6 percent over five years.
In this lesson, students will learn about the science behind G.M.O.’s, and they will explore questions about the consequences, both intended and unintended, related to their use.
Seven law students and undergraduates filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the president and fellows of Harvard College for what they call “mismanagement of charitable funds.”
The president, in a respite from the gridlock and sniping in Washington, also signed a bill that changes the child care rules for low-income families.