Education News from NY Times
Updated: 4 hours 40 min ago
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More than a hundred students displayed their projects and inventions at what President Obama, who has been promoting the STEM subjects, called one of his favorite events.
Pushing back against a measure pending in the Republican-controlled House, Michelle Obama met with school officials who attested to the success of the new standards.
ConnectEDU, a college and career planning site that collected student data, has proposed selling information as part of bankruptcy proceedings.
The pay gap between college graduates and everyone else rose to a record high last year, suggesting there are too few graduates.
Friday’s fatal rampage in Southern California has given rise to anguished talk about the ways women are perceived sexually and the violence against them.
Teachers, lawmakers and parents from the left and right are banding together to fight against new high-stakes standardized tests and other hot-button policies in public education.
A growing number of high school students have discovered an alternative route to college through fringe sports like rugby.
With less than two weeks before ballots are counted, details about health care and retroactive pay are the biggest concerns among New York City teachers.
I wasn’t really worried about my son spending a semester studying in Greece. I was worried about how it would feel when he was gone.
College presidents are balking at President Obama’s call for a rating system that would compare schools to aid prospective students and determine federal funding.
Bill Clinton expressed support for his friend John Sexton, N.Y.U.’s president, while voicing concern about treatment of foreign laborers who helped construct the building where the ceremony was held.
LeVar Burton is leveraging a chance to wear the original Visor he sported as the character Geordi La Forge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” in exchange for a donation to a crowdfunding campaign for “Reading Rainbow.”
Facing government funding cuts and sharp spending increases, some British universities are raising money in the bond market.