Education News from NY Times
Updated: 3 hours 33 min ago
Providers of educational technology can mine the data of young children, but privacy groups are trying to set up barriers.
The political upheaval sweeping the Arab world has pushed Gulf governments to offer more jobs to citizens, but they lack the experience of the expatriates they are supposed to replace.
In the face of declining state financing, universities in Europe are beginning to foster links with former students as a step toward encouraging donations.
As deadlines for early decision applications near, students worry they have missed something or messed up, while colleges face delays in reviewing applications.
Tutors With Computers, an Austin company, is an object of parents’ and schools’ complaints as the state stops tutoring services that came with No Child Left Behind.
Yeshiva University said Friday that a Yeshiva College teacher was “no longer employed by the university” following news reports that he had been previously convicted of lewdness with minors.
Educators worry that new standards in January will make it harder for young adults to pass the high school equivalency exam.
A partnership with Columbia Law School allows the Bronx Defenders to guide future lawyers while providing more legal services to the indigent.
The 10 video lectures, which will be offered free, bring the graduate-level class of a Stanford finance professor to the general public.
There were mixed feelings in Pakistan as speculation grew that the teenager, who was shot by the Taliban for championing education for girls, might win a Nobel.
How can students apply lessons from an article on the art of writing Twitter bios to their own writing?
Do you think youth sports has gotten too intense, or do you feel that the level of play described in this article is right for some children? What are the benefits and drawbacks of focusing so deeply on one sport at an early age?
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, this Poetry Pairing features “A Small Story about the Sky,” a poem by Alberto Ríos, and the article “Water, Now Fire, and Shore Nightmare Goes On,” by Kate Zernike.
Does your hair affect your personality? Does it make you more or less confident, for example? Or more serious or spontaneous, depending on the style?