Education News from NY Times
Updated: 4 hours 2 min ago
Friday’s fatal rampage in Southern California has given rise to anguished talk about the ways women are perceived sexually and the violence against them.
Teachers, lawmakers and parents from the left and right are banding together to fight against new high-stakes standardized tests and other hot-button policies in public education.
A growing number of high school students have discovered an alternative route to college through fringe sports like rugby.
With less than two weeks before ballots are counted, details about health care and retroactive pay are the biggest concerns among New York City teachers.
I wasn’t really worried about my son spending a semester studying in Greece. I was worried about how it would feel when he was gone.
College presidents are balking at President Obama’s call for a rating system that would compare schools to aid prospective students and determine federal funding.
Bill Clinton expressed support for his friend John Sexton, N.Y.U.’s president, while voicing concern about treatment of foreign laborers who helped construct the building where the ceremony was held.
LeVar Burton is leveraging a chance to wear the original Visor he sported as the character Geordi La Forge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” in exchange for a donation to a crowdfunding campaign for “Reading Rainbow.”
Facing government funding cuts and sharp spending increases, some British universities are raising money in the bond market.
After years of robust enrollment increases, graduate applications from South Korea to American colleges have dropped, raising concerns that Chinese applications may follow the trend
Applications from transgender students and a Title IX ruling are forcing women’s colleges to reconsider admissions.
A collection of studies shows that the burden of student loans may well cause the borrowers to make different life decisions — choices that affect the overall economy.
Higher executive pay at public universities pairs with raised tuition, fewer course offerings and an increase in miserably paid adjuncts.
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