Education News from NY Times
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International students are flocking to Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital, with 7,017 enrolling in the city's universities last year compared with 5,157 in 2009.
To escape the restrictions of an authoritarian government, the European Humanities University moved to Lithuania, where it is now embroiled in a debate over its future.
Yet overall job satisfaction was high, the survey said, with nine out of 10 teachers positive about their work.
Before the birth of my first baby, I asked my parents and my in-laws to get the T.D.A.P. vaccine. My mother and in-laws agreed. My father refused.
There are changes colleges could make in campus life that would address the root causes of sexual assaults.
The United States may have many of the best elite colleges, but over all, our higher-education system has many of the same problems found in K-12.
Young musicians from disadvantaged backgrounds will show off their skills on Saturday at the United Palace Theater in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
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A group has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a recently passed law that repealed Common Core education standards in the state.
Eighth graders, and the senior citizens they’ve been visiting all year, come together for an unexpectedly joyous celebration.
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How far do you think the United States will advance in the World Cup? Do you think the Americans have a shot at winning the whole thing? Who do you think will win the 2014 World Cup?
Every year as summer hits full swing, we post a list of ideas for teaching and learning about the joys — and challenges — of the season. All students 13 or older are invited to post their answers to the 12 questions we’ve asked.
Once riding high with billions of dollars in federal loans to finance students for its schools, Corinthian is now close to collapse.
The Abu Dhabi government entity that oversaw construction chose Nardello & Company to do the inquiry, a move that follows reports of violations of workers’ rights.
A “Night Night Package,” delivered in a shelter, helps to make children who have little of their own feel more at home, welcome and safe.
Chancellor Carmen Fariña wants schools to adopt aspects of a method that the Education Department turned away from several years ago.
Theme parks, smelling money, now make it easy for parents to pay more to avoid the sweaty lines. But what lessons do kids learn when some of them march past the others to board the rides without waiting?