Education News from NY Times
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This book reminds young people, and their parents, that what students get from a college has almost nothing to do with where it stands in the pecking order of prestige.
Fourteen students at Venice High School are under investigation in a series of assaults involving two underage schoolmates that investigators believe started in December 2013.
Universities, rather than being forums for free expression, are encouraging “safe spaces” to protect delicate sensibilities.
Officials at the elite, private Oxbridge Academy say its polo team will serve as a democratizer, uniting children of different economic backgrounds.
Many law school deans have begun to openly question the mechanics of the test, and some states are even exploring other options.
North Carolina State University said Friday that it was temporarily banning alcohol at social events for most fraternities after two chapters were suspended, one of them amid drug and sexual assault allegations.
About 600 high school students in eastern India were expelled this week for cheating on pressure-packed 10th-grade examinations, education authorities said Friday.
A $1 trillion portfolio threatens taxpayers because the Education Department can’t properly analyze its loans and doesn’t let other agencies do so.
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A rewrite could collapse in partisan disarray. But it could also herald a new era of education, keeping some testing but eliminating prescriptive punishments.
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Since the arrests of a dozen students on suspicion of sex-related crimes, members of the Venice High School community in Los Angeles have been doing some soul-searching.
In this Text to Text we feature an excerpt from “Speak,” a 1999 National Book Award finalist that is regularly taught, and regularly challenged, in schools across the country. We’ve paired it with a 2013 Op-Ed essay by a woman who was raped by a classmate when she was 16.
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