Education News from NY Times
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I hope most of the stares Evy gets are because she’s adorable, but I know that many of them will be because she’s a dark-skinned child with white parents.
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.
Here are several paragraphs from the Feb. 16 article, “In N.B.A. All-Star Game, Pizazz Returns to Garden, and West Stars Shoot Their Way to a Win.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Critics of Gov. Scott Walker say he is capitalizing on a view that is popular among conservatives like those in the Iowa caucuses: that state universities are elite bastions of liberal academics.
Question I haven’t yet asked my 5-year-old: is the Internet a more reliable source of information than I am?
Besides resources for Presidents’ Day, we provide a few to remember the New York Times media columnist and journalism teacher David Carr, who died last week.
Mr. Singer was a writer and professor of philosophy for 65 years, nearly 55 of them at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Mr. Carr, who died Thursday, was a funny, demanding, optimistic teacher of reporters-to-be at Boston University, and his syllabus distills his sense of an unfolding digital age. Excerpts here serve as the final Media Equation column under his byline.
Sexual abuse allegations and a planned lawsuit against Mohammad Abdullah Saleem in Elgin have divided segments of the imam’s followers and those in the community who reject the idea that the case should be handled privately.
Countless times, well-meaning friends, relatives, and acquaintances told me I was “lucky” to have been adopted, “lucky” even to live in America.
Ms. Fariña has rolled back Education Department policies adopted by the Bloomberg administration, but hasn’t spelled out what will come next.
The university has banned Sigma Alpha Epsilon from conducting on-campus activities until August 2016 after learning about inappropriate remarks made at an initiation ceremony.
Officials in Arizona are battling over control of the Board of Education and the state’s schools, just one example of an increasingly fractious landscape of state education politics.
A concern for the environment has shaped the studies and career goals of Alex Wheatley, a forward for No. 16 Princeton, the only undefeated women’s Division I basketball team.
When parents keep expecting our kids to repeat old mistakes, we’re saying “you can’t change,” or maybe “you can’t change while I’m still here.” Bad plan.
While my grandmother and I have always been close, her online dating experiment brought us closer, mostly because she called me four or five times a week (she kept forgetting her JDate password).
In this Reader Idea, Danielle Harms explains how she uses The Times’s Room for Debate feature to teach her college students how to support their claims while bringing many relevant “voices” into conversation with one another.