Education News from NY Times
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Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Monday produced data that he said showed that poorer districts would suffer under a Republican plan expected to clear the House of Representatives this week.
The police said it was likely that the overdoses were a result of a “bad batch” of Molly, a party drug similar to MDMA or Ecstasy that has recently gained popularity.
National Briefing | South: South Carolina: A State University Puts Its President on Administrative Leave
Trustees of financially troubled South Carolina State University unanimously voted Monday to place President Thomas Elzey on administrative leave.
The company will hand off the management of physical books that it rents to students to the Ingram Content Group.
An update from a mother whose own mother carried her daughter’s baby, and gave birth to her own grandchild.
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Do you think that the banning of concealed weapons makes college campuses more safe or more dangerous?
Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 17 article and interactive, “At Chipotle, How Many Calories Do People Really Eat?” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
A decision by the University of Massachusetts to follow through on a law that bars Iranian students from some science and engineering programs sparked fury, consternation and accusations of discrimination.
The first time I let my now-husband “solo” with my 10-year-old daughter, he forgot to feed her, and I “forgot” not to yell at him in front of her. I had to learn to let them become a family.
As a parent, I hate the app, and I too can’t quit it. When my daughter stops following some kid I know, it’s like she has killed off a character on my soap opera.
Recent elections of female presidents in eating clubs, student government and the newspaper may signal a significant shift on the Ivy League campus.
Amartya Sen, the Nobel-winning economist, said he would quit as chancellor of Nalanda University this summer, saying the government wanted him to leave.
Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, the first woman in her post, is a product of France’s schools whose family history is familiar to many disaffected youths.
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Mehnaz Afridi, the director of the Holocaust and genocide center at Manhattan College, has drawn praise and criticism from both Jews and Muslims.