Education News from NY Times
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In a country that is home to immigrants from hundreds of countries, religious accommodation is part of the give and take of everyday life.
Two publishers are removing some 120 papers from their web sites after it was revealed that the works were computer-generated gibberish.
Arguing that the traditional Jewish day-school model is outmoded and too clannish, many Jews are flocking to schools that combine secular studies with Torah and Hebrew lessons.
The Learning Network Blog: Guest Post | News Literacy Is Not Optional If You Need to Be Well-Informed
How do you know if something you read is true? Why should you care? The Director of the Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University explains how learning to check facts and challenge beliefs can help you be a better reader, writer and thinker.
A lawsuit against an evangelical schools association opens a window into the “Matthew process,” a system of religious justice to settle disputes.
At a school fair at the Department of Probation in the Bronx, officers made sure that clients on probation were on the right path.
Language can be loaded, and perhaps there is no more loaded word in our culture than the so-called n-word. Here we aim to help students think critically about the word, its history, who says it, who shouldn’t say it and whether it should be buried or reclaimed.
Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York said that he would reverse a decision by Michael R. Bloomberg to provide free real estate to the schools so that they could open new programs.
The poem “Sestina: Like” by A.E. Stallings and “They’re, Like, Way Ahead of the Linguistic Currrrve” by Douglas Quenqua appear in this Poetry Pairing.
Do you have fond memories of being read to as a child? Do you listen to audiobooks? Do you think listening to books counts the same way reading those books would, or do you think listening is less serious? Why?
A federal agency on Wednesday sued ITT Educational Services, a major owner of for-profit colleges and trade schools, alleging predatory lending and other charges.
A student group at an Orthodox Jewish school extended an invitation to a Columbia professor to give his views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but the head of the school rescinded it.