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The Success Academy Charters Schools group’s aim to double in size by 2016 forces Mayor Bill de Blasio to choose between two troublesome options.
Through an unusual arrangement with Arizona State University, the company will pay for its workers to earn college degrees.
The government of President Hassan Rouhani has allowed something of an academic spring in the country after almost a decade of harsh limits.
Islamic influences in public schools have become a worry for some parents and teachers in Indonesia.
Chrispin Alcindor, a Brooklyn fourth grader, was once a top student. But rigorous new academic standards — and the exams that accompany them — have frayed his confidence.
Speaking at the University of California, Irvine, President Obama likened those who deny climate change to people who would have told John F. Kennedy, at the dawn of the space program, that the moon “was made of cheese.”
Several commencement speakers this spring advocated tolerance in the wake of protests that drummed away others who had been invited.
The raw and revelatory admissions essay reflects the blinding competition to get into elite schools.
How to insure against the risks of investing in a college education? Allow student loan payments to rise and fall with the borrower’s income.
Richard Zirpolo, 67, joined the class of 2014 at Xavier High School in Manhattan, so that his mother could finally watch him be handed a diploma.
William R. Berkley will have the title of chair-designate until October 2015, when he will officially succeed Martin Lipton.
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