Education News from NY Times
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Student internships have come in for criticism over the past year, drawing fire for putting pressure on students to work long hours for little or no pay.
Two popular exchange programs have become bargaining chips in negotiations between the European Union and Switzerland over immigration quotas.
The indictment of a well-known professor on charges including espionage has sparked new concerns about academic freedom in Egypt.
The Yale University Police Department has received anonymous reports that two undergraduate students were sexually assaulted at an off-campus party this month, the university said on Friday.
Members of the Phillipsburg High School wrestling team apologized after they were accused of staging a racist photo and barred from coming district championships.
The university said three freshmen from Georgia were refusing to speak with investigators about the desecration of a statue honoring the college’s first black student.
Some independent schools have adopted indexed tuition as both a financial aid strategy and a way to attract people who would not otherwise apply to private school.
How much physical stimulation do you need? How comfortable are you in taking physical risks when you do sports? Are you always trying to go faster or higher, or are you happier with a slower, more controlled experience?
Students say the University of Mississippi needs to mount a more aggressive stand against bigotry after two men placed a noose around a statue of the school’s first black student.
The school in Tarrytown, N.Y., acknowledged accusations of previous abuse, joining a group of elite private schools that have recently grappled with claims of long ago sexual abuse.
As student loan debt continues to rise, the loans’ underwriting standards remain almost nonexistent, and the economy may pay the price.
When patients and their families want it, should doctors be allowed to end a patient’s life by some painless means?
Proposed legislation would prohibit websites, online services and mobile apps for kindergartners through 12th graders from compiling, using or sharing the personal information of students.
Questions and skepticism surround two competing early education plans by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.