Education News from NY Times
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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?
Eva S. Moskowitz, who built a chain of charter schools during the Bloomberg administration, saw plans for three more canceled by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, at a rally in Albany, offered a sharply different vision for charter schools than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has vowed to slow the growth of such schools.
A parent’s protest on the website Humans of New York was shared widely, drawing attention to students without a much-needed foreign-language teacher.
The former Goldman Sachs trader had been scheduled to teach an undergraduate course on economic analysis beginning March 31. But a University of Chicago spokesman said on Tuesday that he would no longer be an instructor.
In this lesson, we seek to challenge preconceptions with articles that offer new perspectives and defy stereotypes. From poverty and war to arts and entertainment, the world’s second largest continent is far more complex than it may seem.
What problems regarding spiritual and nonspiritual matters do airport chaplains help travelers solve?
Ukraine, the Academy Awards, winter weather and primary season: How many of our 10 questions can you answer correctly?
Use this quiz and accompanying teaching ideas to learn about fossils, practice tongue twisters and describe dinosaurs.
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