Education News from NY Times
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The Central Bucks School District in suburban Philadelphia on Thursday canceled the football team’s season at West High School and suspended its coaches after reports of hazing.
Talking to kids about personal safety is like talking about retirement planning. We can’t expect them not to play the game to win—so if heading the ball puts kids in danger, then soccer has to change the rules.
A passage from the novel paired with a recent Sunday Review article that might offer a new way to think about the line between adolescence and adulthood — and about whether, and how, “Catcher” still has something to say to teenagers.
Putting a plan in place does not guarantee that you will have a postpartum mood disorder, or that you won’t. It does guarantee you will know how to get help if you need it.
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The iPod turns 13 today, and we mark the occasion with the 2001 Times article that reported its debut.
A few houses hand out cash directly to kids. More often, families and dentists buy back the candy for cash. Some parents even haggle for the best stuff.
It’s almost Halloween, so we thought we would ask you to write about something scary: your fears and phobias.
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Canadian Soldier Dead After Attack Near Parliament in Ottawa
Why did Canadians have heightened concerns about terrorist attacks even before the shooting spree occurred?
Officials will determine whether districts have discouraged undocumented immigrant children through rigid enrollment requirements.
A report found that classes requiring no attendance and little work were common knowledge among academic counselors and football coaches.
Justus Uwayesu’s life was changed by a chance encounter in Rwanda with an American charity worker.
Fifteen nonprofit groups conducted research that led to a new website to help parents better understand these issues and a campaign to promote the site.
“I am a long time poster, but am here now under a different identity as it is much easier to ask for OB/GYN recommendations for having babies rather than terminating a pregnancy.”
The Learning Network: Text to Text: Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and ‘In the Cave: Philosophy and Addiction’
In this lesson, we pair Peg O’Connor’s essay “In the Cave: Philosophy and Addiction” with Plato’s well-known allegory of the cave from “The Republic.” Further down, we offer additional teaching ideas for exploring Plato’s allegory in more detail.