Education News from NY Times
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Parents say about 50 elementary students in Salt Lake City had their school lunches thrown out because money was owed on their accounts.
The edgy and comical treatment of slavery in the mockumentary, “C.S.A.,” provoked complaints, and the private school organized meetings to apologize.
In this idea, students collaborate to write a piece about “To Kill a Mockingbird” by “copy-changing” the words, sentences and paragraphs of a Times article into a version that is entirely new.
“O Me! O Life!” by Walt Whitman and “Finding Purpose After Living With Delusion,” an article by Benedict Carey, appear in this Poetry Pairing.
This Reader Idea uses a New York Times book review by popular Young Adult author John Green as a mentor text to show students that book reports can go far beyond plot summaries.
Should patrons be considerate of a business’s need to make money? Should they make room for other customers? Or should a public space like McDonald’s be available for everyone as long as they want?
Can you calculate the approximate area of the roadway of the bridge that will replace the Tappan Zee?
John B. King Jr., the state education commissioner, told lawmakers that the annual cost of universal prekindergarten would be about $1.6 billion, far more than what the governor has proposed spending.
DeVry University, a for-profit institution, has landed 15 students on the United States team heading to the Sochi Games.
A program financed by the United States to bolster literacy rates among security forces has been plagued by weak oversight and accountability, according to a report by federal inspectors.
How can you make this week’s Super Bowl relevant to your curriculum? Whether debating football-related controversies, making predictions, analyzing ads, writing descriptions, understanding data and statistics or learning about head trauma, we have ideas for using The Times and the Learning Network to do it.
This Reader Idea gets struggling students back on track to read and discuss literature with a unit on expressing opinions and interpreting perspectives using New York Times articles.
Are white artists who prosper in hip-hop robbing from black musicians? Or is music fair game for all true fans?