Education News from NY Times
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Pearson, the education publishing giant, describes its practice of monitoring social media posts as a test-security measure, but some parents say the practice is unfair and invasive for students.
How often do you complain about your body or overhear others doing so? Have you been known to say, “I’m so fat” to friends? What effect do you think public body self-disparagement like this has on the person complaining? On those who are part of the conversation?
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The Liberty City Charter School, the first of its kind in Florida and a pioneer in what became a national movement, is now defunct.
A clandestine website — with images of drugs, hazing and nude, unconscious women — was the subject of a police inquiry that led to the suspension of a fraternity’s chapter at Penn State.
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The new “Lego Club Magazine” features a page of “Beauty Tips” for its 5-12 year old audience.
Here are several paragraphs from a March 14 article, “Davidson Math Students Lend a Hand to Basketball Team.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
President Obama will lay out an approach that would increase spending on education, health care and energy.
The first lady will leave Wednesday for a five-day trip to Japan and Cambodia to promote Let Girls Learn, an effort to expand access to education for millions of girls in developing countries.
Andrew Ross, who teaches at the New York campus and specializes in labor issues, has been an open critic of the poor treatment of migrant laborers in the monarchy.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s $4.1 billion plan to overhaul public school funding passed the Senate on Monday, but a District Court order last week signaled that the plan may be blocked before it gets off the ground.
A case centers on whether improvement on standardized testing was the result of teachers and principals changing answers.