Education News from NY Times
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For decades, national sororities have banned alcohol, but amid debate over how to address sexual assaults, many of them at fraternity parties, female students are questioning that policy.
A current measles outbreak, now at 48 confirmed cases, began with a visitor to Disneyland, and quickly spread beyond those directly exposed there.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, delivering his State of the State address along with a budget proposal heavy on infrastructure, said New York State must take the lead in solving national problems.
For gluten-free families, the increasing concerns about arsenic and rice are a source of worry and guilt. But how much should parents blame themselves?
The weather is a great topic for English Language Learners — it’s an issue that affects them every day. There are opportunities to discuss it all the time. Praising a nice day is nice, but who doesn’t love to complain about a bad one? And the topic provides easy reading, writing, speaking and listening opportunities
Chancellor Carmen Fariña is expected to announce that principals will report to district superintendents, dispensing with a core philosophy of the Bloomberg administration.
A 1970s experiment in communal housing at the University of California, Davis, continues to draw students with its sustainable, grow-your-own ethos.
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What should colleges and communities do to decrease the amount of binge drinking among young people?
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Five football players were charged Tuesday with raping a fellow student near their high school in Winter Springs, and investigators say the student captured part of the attack on video.
Duke University says it has suspended Alpha Delta Phi while the police investigate allegations that a woman was assaulted at a party at a house leased by fraternity members.
My pregnancy’s viability is still very much in limbo. As am I. I am readying myself for whatever happens, but I am split in a way I have never felt before.
From the moment we met our daughter, weighing two-and-a-half pounds and wearing a red bow pasted on her head, we could tell she was the fighter and “rock star” we’d been told about.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is expected to seek changes to teacher evaluations and charter school limits, putting him in direct conflict with teachers’ unions.
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