Education News from NY Times
Updated: 11 hours 54 min ago
Purists might regard it as an insult to the intellectual, social and civic value of education, but dollars-and-cents tabulations are the fastest growing sector of the college rankings industry.
An office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will collaborate with “Octonauts,” an animated preschool show about undersea adventuring.
Bases offer help to military parents who are rejecting the age-old tradition of switching schools for their children when they are redeployed.
In a seminal brain study, a cultural bias that separates knowledge and physical skill skewed interpretation of the results. Philosophy can help overcome that bias.
A survey suggests that institutions that focus on providing graduates with broad skills are winning more recognition, irrespective of their country or region.
Lodz Film School is one of the few left in the world where students still learn on 35-millimeter and 16-millimeter film, but students also praise the school’s unique way of teaching.
Children’s publishers have found a market for board-book versions of “Moby-Dick,” “Sense and Sensibility” and other literary novels.
Big Bird and the A.B.C.’s may be the best tools for fighting poverty and crime. So let’s get moving on early education programs.
Peking University’s dismissal of an economist, Xia Yeliang, has prompted questions about whether it was politically motivated.
The president went to the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, which he mentioned in his State of the Union address this year, to talk about education.
Critics say that the state’s plan is not aggressive enough, and that too many schools rely too heavily on test scores.
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