Education News from NY Times
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Paid sick leave was on four ballots last night. All four initiatives passed, even in Massachusetts, which now has both a Republican governor and the nation’s strongest requirements for paid sick leave.
So many young people think: Why would I want to work backstage when I can vie to be the front person? But “backstage” work (literally or metaphorically) can lead to a more fulfilling and even more successful life.
Who took control of the Senate on Tuesday night, expanded their hold on the House, and defended some of the most closely contested governors’ races?
Is space tourism a frivolous endeavor? Is it a waste of money and human ingenuity, plus dangerous to boot? Or, is it a worthwhile venture, much like the pioneering efforts with early flying machines many decades ago?
Here are the first six paragraphs of the Oct. 23 music review, “A Farewell to Twang.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Several Jewish children had described years of anti-Semitic slurs, including Nazi salutes, swastika graffiti and “white power” chants, in the Pine Bush Central School district.
As we prepare for my husband’s deployment, the first since the birth of our two children, a not-so-sympathetic friend asks, “But you had to know what you signed up for, right?”
I understand why so many of the smartest women I know are proudly carrying the no-rescue flag. Hovering and rescuing isn’t a good way to raise kids. But do we really need to leave them to flounder alone?
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What is your school’s policy regarding cellphones? Do you take a phone to school? Has your cellphone helped or hurt your learning?
Here are the first six paragraphs of the Oct. 22 article “Meet Facebook’s Mr. Nice.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
While some families may approach it differently, there remain excellent reasons for taking a ‘Just Say No’ stance on marijuana use and teens — without expecting that to end the conversation.
The mother of Dyasha Smith said her daughter was supposed to have full-time supervision on her bus and at the school, Star Academy in Cobble Hill.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said his tactics of offering more help to failing schools, and providing social services to students and families there, differed sharply from his predecessor’s.
A study found that colleges were allocating more than half their investments — and almost two-thirds of the largest endowments — to alternative strategies such as hedge funds and private equity.
A story of a failed marriage and financial implosion provokes equal and opposite reactions on Facebook. Why?