Education News from NY Times
Updated: 6 hours 11 min ago
Plenty of smartphone apps offer worthwhile and entertaining lessons.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s “Education” television ad appears to be a response to criticism from his opponent, Rob Astorino, of his support for the Common Core standards.
The death of Robert Champion, 26, brought heightened focus to college hazing and prompted a flurry of strict antihazing laws across the country.
Parents’ perspectives on marijuana use are as disparate as the nation’s mandates. Here, how five parents talk to their children about smoking pot.
Smoking pot, some say, is now just part of everyday life at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
New studies show that the effects of marijuana on young people may be greater than we thought. One has found brain differences even in casual smokers.
O.K., so massive open online courses didn’t change the world. That doesn’t mean they’re failures.
What are your thoughts about cosmetic surgery in general? Why do you think people seemed to care so much about how Renée Zellweger looks?
Test-preparation tutors and classes can be expensive, but there are less costly alternatives.
The one-year scholarship has come to be viewed as similar to an employment contract, while four-year awards are seen as more in the spirit of amateurism.
Right after my husband’s death, we were all struggling. Now, with two of my sons out of high school and only one living at home, I can finally think about what to do next.
It’s fine for parents to have more expertise than the pediatrician. In fact, sometimes it’s necessary.
Chances are good that Omaha won’t matter to my new daughter the way it does to me. But no matter what, it will always be a part of her life story.
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This week, in honor of Halloween, we’ll be publishing only scary editions of Test Yourself, using articles like this one from 2013, which was written by a man who spent the night at an old mental hospital rumored to be haunted.
Michael Bloomberg’s charity announced an effort to reduce the number of poor students who excel in high school and fail to get through college.