Education News from NY Times
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Before he lost his ability to speak, one of my son’s favorite questions was, “Mommy, what are you thankful for?” Over the Thanksgiving we spent in the intensive care unit, I continued to answer the question he could no longer ask.
The comptroller, Scott M. Stringer, said New York City had so far missed out on receiving as much as $120 million from the federal government because of an investigation into the Education Department.
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Stocking the branches of the Giving Tree with candy, gloves and small gifts kept us busy, and grateful, all season long.
Here are the first six paragraphs from the Nov. 24 article, “Even Under Microscope, Catch by Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Earns Applause.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
The Department of Education is seeking to require states to develop rating systems for teacher preparation programs that could affect who receives federal grants.
The board that oversees the University of Virginia said it would come up with recommendations in response to allegations in Rolling Stone magazine of a gang rape.
My 5-year-old has become a veteran of the protests I often cover as a journalist, so much so that she has her own explanations. “Did they shoot someone again, Mama?” she asked. “His parents must be very, very sad. It’s like that boy in the pictures in Times Square, remember?”
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With my husband deployed, my days of team man-on-man defense are over. I’m playing zone with two toddlers, and traveling, as we will this week, is the hardest game of all.
Have you been watching this case closely? Were you surprised by the grand jury’s decision? How do you think Ferguson and the St. Louis area will react to the news?
Here are the first six paragraphs from a November 2011 article, “Prepare to Indulge.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Apple and Facebook have started a useful conversation with the novel perk of enabling employees to freeze their eggs. But I have a message for women considering this option: it may not work.
The Department of Education announced Monday that Oklahoma — which lost its No Child Left Behind waiver after repealing Common Core — would have its waiver reinstated.
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When my son asked why it mattered what color the boy was, I told him. It matters because many, many people see something different, when they look at a boy who looks like Tamar Rice, than when they look at a boy who looks like you.
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