Education News from NY Times
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What does “family” mean to you? Do you count only those bound to you by blood or legal ties, or do friends or other kinds of communities also fill some of the traditional role of family for you? What role does your family, however you define it, play in your life in general?
Can you calculate the approximate per-user ratio of the value of Twitter, in dollars per user, if you know the total value of the company’s stock and the number of users?
By holding adults accountable, prosecutors might persuade school administrators and coaches to make it their business to tell the police when they hear students or athletes have done something illegal.
After archrival high schools joined forces because of a budget shortfall, many doubted the merger would work. But the football team has triumphed over skepticism and inspired hope for academic success.
Confronting entrenched perceptions, schools have begun initiatives to enroll more poor, Latino and African-American students in Advanced Placement courses, which serve as an elite preserve within schools.
Some 1,200 graduate assistants at New York University and the Polytechnic Institute of N.Y.U. in Brooklyn are scheduled to vote on Dec. 10 and 11 on whether to join the union.
The Steubenville employees have been placed on leave after they were charged in an investigation prompted by the rape of a 16-year-old girl, school officials said.
Should viewing art be part of every child’s education? Does it make us smarter or expose us to new ways of seeing the world?
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How is your relationship with your parents affected by differences, or the lack thereof, between you?