Education News from NY Times
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When you get home after school, how much homework will you do? Will it keep you up late? Will it cause stress in your family? Or do you have homework under control?
When will the vaquita, the world’s smallest marine mammal, go extinct in the wild unless drastic steps are taken to save it, according to scientists?
Below are six paragraphs from the Sept. 10 article “What Makes a Nail Polish Worth $50?” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
QuestBridge has quietly become a force in college admissions. On some elite campuses, 1 in 10 students come from the program.
Now that Ray Rice, a hometown football hero, has been dismissed from the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely from the National Football League, the New Rochelle High School community is struggling to determine how to react.
The university will research and analyze 249 pieces of black-glazed pottery, performing tests that the Roman institution can not afford on its own.
A cautionary tale as the Obama administration prepares a system that it hopes will improve college quality and hold down tuition costs.
“Without some of the comments, I’m not sure we’d have Buddy now, and he’s brought us so much happiness.”
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Do your parents limit how much time you spend on technology? Do they set limits on the types of things you are allowed to do with screens?
Below are six paragraphs from the Sept. 10 article “Microsoft Sees More Than Fun in a Game Like Minecraft.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
The news that bowl eligibility and scholarship figures were to be restored was deeply felt on a campus.
Parent groups and privacy advocates are challenging the practices of an industry built on data collection, and California has passed wide-ranging legislation protecting students’ personal information.
Last year, the Tallahassee police’s handling of a rape accusation against Jameis Winston drew attention to its failure to adequately investigate. Now, an examination shows a pattern to the handling of such complaints.
Being happy as my stepson leaves us for college isn’t a sign of a lack of connection or love. It’s a sign of pride.
Right now, homework is feeling like an instrument of torture designed to destroy my relationship with my children. But we go through this every September. It will get better.