Education News from NY Times
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Federal officials want states to ensure that poor and minority students will not be disproportionately taught by inexperienced educators.
Most schools conduct some form of standardized testing. What helps a child who finds the tests stressful, and when is the testing too much?
Former Gov. Sonny Perdue testified during the trial of 12 Atlanta educators whom prosecutors have accused of participating in cheating.
What happens when children are considered the adorable lifestyle choice of a nation of “mommies?” No one else needs to worry about the needs of those children—or of any children.
As a new mother, newly laid off, it quickly become painfully clear that the life I’d imagined for myself once upon a time—as a professional, wife, and mother—had been a modern-day fairy tale.
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Parents, students and school officials have joined a national protest of the consequences of Common Core testing.
If I want to grocery shop, there is the Leo Factor — will a bagel appease him, or will this require juice? I fantasize about not needing to consider that, and that doesn’t make me unworthy of being a parent.
The magazine will announce during its Women of the Year Awards dinner a collaboration with nonprofits to raise money for girls around the world to help them attend secondary school.
A Nepalese group is trying to fill a gap in scholarships for poor rural students who have the ability to excel in high school but lack the money to do so.
Dozens of colleges have started programs designed specifically to get black men enrolled and help them graduate.
The parents’ visit to campus has become a hyper-organized extravaganza filled with big events and, often, big stress.
Oakland International High School in California is one of a few schools in the country helping child migrants build better lives than the ones they left behind.
“Celebrating the Music of Marvin Hamlisch,” at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, N.Y., will star several students from the college’s joint program with CAP21, a conservatory in New York City.
Andrew Fryberg, 15, died of wounds sustained when his cousin, a freshman at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, opened fire in the cafeteria two weeks ago.
College sports have given Kenneth W. Starr, now president of Baylor, a second act in public life, as a major player in the debate over the compensation of athletes.
Seven of the eight faculty members who were dismissed in late September from the Episcopal institution in Manhattan will return to their classrooms on Monday.