Education News from NY Times
Updated: 6 hours 38 min ago
Do you often find meaning or inspiration in lyrics, or are you more interested in the music or beat?
Pupils are not more likely to leave New York City charter schools than their counterparts at traditional public schools, but that is not the case for special education students, a study found.
Test your knowledge of literary terms by playing our crossword, either online or in print. We are slowly updating our entire Student Crossword Archive, and will be publishing occasional crosswords throughout 2014.
This Poetry Pairing features Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ozymandias” and the Op-Ed “Goodbye, Lenin?” by Sasha Senderovich.
Dr. Hsia helped introduce modern Chinese literature to the West in the 1960s while teaching at Columbia University.
Fire Department investigators cited Beacon High School, where one student was severely burned in a chemistry demonstration, for violations of fire and building codes.
A Steubenville elementary school principal will perform 40 hours of community service related to rape awareness in exchange for prosecutors’ dropping a charge that she failed to report rumors of a teenage sex and drinking party, Mike DeWine, the state attorney general.
The Obama administration recommended that public schools emphasize positive behavior and use law enforcement only as a last resort.
The parks grew out of unused land that had been mapped as streets to access a highway project that was defeated.
In honor of this week’s weather — and to teach about the cold anytime — we offer ideas for exploring climate and weather patterns, human adaptations to temperature extremes, scientific research in the world’s frostiest regions, and winter-weather science fun.
As an abandoned school faces emergency demolition, the landmarks commission calls New York’s stewardship of the building “disgraceful” and “despicable.”
Temperatures that were 20 to 40 degrees below average were reported in the central parts of the country on Monday, and on the East Coast on Tuesday. How cold has it been where you live? How have you been handling it?