Education News from NY Times
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As a missionary’s kid, I grew up in speaking a language not my own and playing with children not like me. To find the same experience for my daughter, I had to make her the outsider.
The female student who accused Harris, the University of Florida’s starting quarterback, of sexual battery withdrew her criminal complaint Friday.
Donations to educational institutions are increasing. What to consider when your contribution is significant.
Every year, while others are mapping out their jack-o’-lantern carvings or dusting off boxes of Christmas decorations in the attic, we are building a hut for Sukkot.
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When my daughter first started school, she raced off to school happily each morning. Until, suddenly, she didn’t.
Students in Samara Skolnik’s class encouraged others to read an obituary of a Russian space scientist, reporting on college football players and head trauma and an article on Mexican Coca-Cola.
Do you feel anxious? Have you noticed any signs of anxiety about Ebola in your community? How can anxiety in this situation be helpful? How can it be harmful?
Sean Shaynak, a Brooklyn Technical High School teacher who faces 36 charges including sexual abuse and forcible touching, appeared forever stuck in high school to those who knew him.
It’s much easier to brush off your mother than a stranger who is paid to give advice about your college application essays.
One morning last month, I turned the corner with my 8-year-old daughter and there, on the sidewalk, lay a teaching moment waiting to happen in the form of a crumpled $20 bill.
Create a short video that defines or teaches any of the words from our Word of the Day feature, and post a link here by Nov. 11 at 7 a.m. Eastern.
If I were faced with a photographer coming to my house to take pictures of breakfast, I’d be very tempted to do it up right.
“Blitz the cold-storage plant”? “Step up closer to the mike”? As this article reports, teenagers said in 1943 to mean “You figure it out”: You shred it, wheat.
A professor at Wellesley College seeks to ensure that academic freedoms are upheld in collaborations between American and foreign universities.
What role does procrastination play in your studying? Do you tend to cram? Or do you plan out your studying long in advance?