Education News from NY Times
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I understand why the naughty list helps some parents. But for my anxious daughter, it’s the opposite of Christmas magic. Bless the mall Santa who understood that.
After widespread publicity that Mohammed Islam had earned $72 million in the stock market, the story of a 17-year-old Stuyvesant High School senior started to unravel on Monday.
A month after Rolling Stone magazine published a now-discredited account of a gang rape at a fraternity house, University of Virginia officials pushed back against damage done to the college’s reputation.
The Department of Education’s main elements of institutional quality are affordability, access and outcomes. How it defines those elements is crucial.
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More than 1,800 students die every year of alcohol-related causes. But attention to the issue over decades has not made much difference in the United States.
A report offers the first glimpse into the Obama administration’s plan to grade colleges, placing them into three categories of performance.
The Learning Network: Was Sony Right to Cancel ‘The Interview’ After Receiving a Threat Against Theaters?
Many in Hollywood expressed dismay that hackers could force a studio to cancel a movie. Does Sony’s decision threaten First Amendment freedoms?
Here are several paragraphs from a Dec. 14 article, “As Archie Nears 75, Riverdale Gets a Youthful Infusion.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Two-year colleges enroll nearly half of all undergraduates in the United States. How to better educate them is critical to increasing economic mobility.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s goals include making it easier to fire low-performing teachers and increasing the number of charter schools.
I thought overseas adoption would be my route to parenthood, but when I visited Sierra Leone, I found the situation there more complex than it seemed.
Why do we draw a line between blue-collar and white-collar work?
Every year, I try to find a way to embrace the ephemeral, cherry-blossom nature of December, and the way it wallops you over the head with the passage of time.
What has “The Simpsons” meant to you? What are your favorite episodes? If you are a teacher, do you teach with it? Let us know
A program run by the Big Apple Circus features plenty of clowning around, but also a strong focus on learning life skills.
When a student decides to declare Santa a fraud, there’s little a teacher or parent can do.