Education News from NY Times
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What is your school’s policy regarding cellphones? Do you take a phone to school? Has your cellphone helped or hurt your learning?
Here are the first six paragraphs of the Oct. 22 article “Meet Facebook’s Mr. Nice.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
While some families may approach it differently, there remain excellent reasons for taking a ‘Just Say No’ stance on marijuana use and teens — without expecting that to end the conversation.
The mother of Dyasha Smith said her daughter was supposed to have full-time supervision on her bus and at the school, Star Academy in Cobble Hill.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said his tactics of offering more help to failing schools, and providing social services to students and families there, differed sharply from his predecessor’s.
A study found that colleges were allocating more than half their investments — and almost two-thirds of the largest endowments — to alternative strategies such as hedge funds and private equity.
A story of a failed marriage and financial implosion provokes equal and opposite reactions on Facebook. Why?
Reporting on five families with wildly divergent ideas about what to teach their kids about marijuana, from no tolerance to offering to roll the joints and make nachos.
Concerns grew about the climate for women at the Yale School of Medicine after a sexual misconduct committee’s ruling to remove the cardiology chief went unheeded.
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When a teacher at my children’s elementary school was arrested, the school sent an email asking parents to have older children keep quiet to protect the younger kids. But it’s impossible to put a stop to playground talk.
When the number of approved textbooks for Russia’s 14 million schoolchildren was slashed by more than half, one publisher with close ties to President Vladimir V. Putin profited handsomely.
Inspired by essays by urban children, Mr. Schapiro had the idea for what became a “dark and lovely” Broadway musical.
Looking to join a sorority? You’ll need time and money to spare. And don’t be late for meetings and events (there’s a fine for that).
In an era when many parents want constant access to their children and students live in a digital social milieu, banning cellphones from schools is increasingly seen as counterproductive.
The family of Ikeoluwa Opayemi, 7, had sued the Milford school district after she was told to stay away from class for 21 days following a trip to Nigeria.