Education News from NY Times
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Mayor Bill de Blasio gained a high-profile partner in Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan as he raced to find classroom space in New York City for 24,000 4-year-olds by the fall.
Amid the push to expand full-day preschool in New York, some parents say kindergartners who are in school for only a few hours a day are being overlooked.
The people who first designed the SAT decades ago wanted to identify a new elite based on brains rather than heredity, not necessarily to expand access to college.
Despite his success, Dr. Seuss’ work is not a staple of high school curriculum. In this lesson, we suggest some places for the cat in the hat, green eggs and ham, and Horton in secondary schools as well.
Mayor Bill de Blasio appeared on the hip-hop station Hot 97 on Thursday, arguing that his policies on New York City charter schools were being distorted.
The poem “There Are Birds Here” by Jamaal May and the article “A Picture of Detroit Ruin, Street by Forlorn Street” by Monica Davey appear in this poetry pairing.
A recent article in the Dining section suggests that there are no foods that we don’t like, “just foods that we haven’t liked yet.” What do you think? Are there foods — or other things — that you hated when you were younger but now enjoy? Why do you think your tastes changed?
Edward Bouchet has long been recognized as the school’s first African-American graduate, but newly uncovered records suggest another man earned that distinction nearly 20 years earlier.
The College Board said it would eliminate obligatory essays and cut obscure vocabulary words in an effort to make its college admission exams focus on important academic skills.
The Times is full of articles every week about people who have overcome challenges of all kinds and have learned from failure. What challenges have you overcome?
Can you calculate the 2012 salary of National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell if given his 2011 salary and the percentage increase between the two years?