Education News from NY Times
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I think of summer as a happy time of year—which is why I’m annually blindsided by the small sorrows of graduations and change.
Ms. Abramson, dismissed on May 14 as executive editor of The New York Times, will teach narrative nonfiction to undergraduates.
As colleges come under intense pressure to curb sexual assault, binge drinking and hazing, they are increasingly looking at their fraternities.
A collection of 184 Student Opinion questions, from this school year, all still open to comment on our blog. Each asks students to read a short, high-interest nonfiction piece from The Times, then write in a response.
The rules are a large component of Michelle Obama’s campaign to reduce the number of overweight children through exercise and better nutrition.
Here’s the tricky part about trying to form a cabal to stomp the seeds of perceived materialism: It’s awfully hard to be the first person who speaks up.
Do you think soccer will ever become the most popular sport in the United States, as it is in much of the rest of the world? Why?
Speaking at Worcester Technical High School in Massachusetts, President Obama chided Republicans for thwarting the loan relief legislation.
Copycat lawsuits are expected in other states after a judge’s landmark finding on Tuesday that California’s teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional.
As they enter their second week of adding two vegetarian meals weekly, a meat-loving family finds a lasagna they love, and prepares to try a Big Bowl with black beans, greens, avocado and salsa fresca.
Although Kelly is carrying their daughter, we won’t know until she arrives who the biological mother is. For now, it’s father’s baby; mother’s maybe.
This poem, by Emily Rigby, is one of the 11 winners of our fifth annual Found Poem Student Contest. It comes from two articles: “A Playwright Seeks Healing With His Work” and “Surviving the Finish Line.”
If you were a teacher trying to create a positive learning environment for students, how would you decorate your classroom?