Education News from NY Times
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Those spas for little girls aren’t really about little girls at all. They’re about parents looking for something special in a world where very little is “special” anymore.
While Harvard professors oppose changes that will raise their health care costs, the university says the increases are in part a result of the Affordable Care Act, which many Harvard experts championed.
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Here are the first several paragraphs from a Jan. 2 Style section article, “The Selfie Stick Takes Manhattan.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Known for one of the strictest home-school laws in the nation, Pennsylvania has relaxed some requirements, and that has brought it to the forefront in a lobbying war.
I worried that my daughter’s decision to take a gap year would mean she’d never go to college. I shouldn’t have.
The new rule applies to about 150,000 children in city-licensed day cares and preschools, covering those from 6 months to 5 years of age.
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Many of the views put forth by Professor Goodlad, whose study of American public schools involved more than 27,000 students, remain central to educational improvement efforts.
Advice from a stack of postcards hidden in a closet years ago: Encourage your children in what they want, not what you want. Also, keep a good figure.
Teenagers in foster care need the meaningful connections with adult friends and mentors that this organization provides. Sometimes those relationships become something more.
Two families describe the fun they’ve had working with the African Library Project, which works with donors to start school libraries in Africa.
Thousands of students travel to Maotanchang to spend 16 hours a day, seven days a week, studying for the biggest test of their lives.
Fewer than 1 percent of the state’s teachers were rated ineffective last year; those so rated can appeal and even go on to win their case before an arbiter.
Terrell Dixon, 18, had a poor freshman year of high school in the Bronx, but after discovering motivational videos on YouTube, he is now in his first year of college.