Education News from NY Times
Updated: 11 hours 32 min ago
Here are the first seven paragraphs from the Oct. 12 article “It’s Alive! And It Grows Into a Jack-o’-Lantern.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Our son is allergic to peanuts, and medically supervised experimentation—a byproduct of desperation, and fear—is the best we have to offer him.
The state-appointed board that oversees the city’s school district canceled the teachers’ union contract and required them to contribute to health care premiums.
Fall is rushing toward winter, and maybe there just isn’t enough fall fun to be had to make up for it.
It’s a lot of work to pack up your 4- and 2-year old sons and drive home to the Midwest to have a baby, but there are benefits. I’ll be surrounded by friends and family, and have room to breathe.
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Dozens of the schools have sprung up around the country to teach computer programming, offering students a fast-paced curriculum and the promise of jobs.
Karen Lewis, the Chicago union leader who had been considering a bid to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel, will not run as she continues treatment after surgery for an undisclosed medical condition, her exploratory committee said Monday.
“People suddenly assume my seventh grader has become a self-obsessed jerk, lost in her iPhone and touching up her lip gloss. Nothing could be further from the truth. She wants great books, but not necessarily teen books,” and it’s hard to fit the bill.
Do all princes just sort of wander around, hoping for a dragon to slay and a damsel in distress to kiss? What if they are not the rescuing type? What if they are scared of the dragon?
The government strategy to subsidize higher education is failing at its core task: giving less privileged Americans a real shot at a college degree.
Thomas Woodrow Price, headmaster of Branson School in Marin County, Calif., was found with heroine, cocaine and enough methamphetamine for the pair to be accused of possession of that drug for sale.
The government wants to rewrite textbooks to make wartime history more “patriotic.” But at the same time, it wants to project an open, international image.
Secularism in schools has been undergoing a transformation that signals a reticence on the part of the government to separate religion from politics.
The “terrible twos” are merely the beginning of a futile attempt to tame the Bartleby in each of us.