Education News from NY Times
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Prosecutors alleged that teachers and administrators had engaged in a “widespread, cleverly disguised” conspiracy to cheat on standardized test scores.
From a visa arriving hours before a government shutdown to staying one mile away from the protests in Red Square against American families adopting Russian children, there were plenty of chances for this adoption to fall apart.
Parental silence on gender roles and racial differences won’t lead to race-blind and gender-neutral children. That doesn’t make racism and sexism any easier to talk about. How does your family do it?
My 7-year-old son asked to stay home while I ran errands in our neighborhood. I agreed, and our experiment was a success — except to those who insisted on seeing encouragement of independence as a “tragedy waiting to happen.”
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California has become the first state to require students on college campuses to receive active consent before all sexual activity.
I wanted the video of my 4-year-old talking about equality to be shared. But when it was stolen and shared by strangers, the experience changed how I think about posting images of my children online.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, after a controversial crackdown on unruly institutions by his predecessor, will try to strike a balance between safety and fairness.
WNYC, WNBC, WNJU and the New York Daily News will introduce a site with information in English, Spanish and Chinese, and with individual school pages that are easier to understand.
Starting Wednesday, tobacco products and e-cigarettes will be prohibited at the 31 public colleges and universities that make up the University System of Georgia.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says that governments should do more to ensure that everyone has the same opportunity for a good education early in life.
In an annual listing of the World's Top 50 Universities under 50, the five top spots were taken by Asian universities.
After the University of Illinois revoked a job offer to Prof. Steven G. Salaita, a political theorist at Brooklyn College organized a counterattack.
In 1976, Ramon J. Jimenez joined a protest that averted the closing of Hostos Community College. For his 66th birthday, friends gathered there to honor him.
A new policy at Goucher College allows applicants to submit a two-minute video rather than a high school transcript.
Parents who were frustrated by a lack of opportunities for their children to learn programming have designed products meant to appeal to children as young as 5.
Reflecting Ms. Steinem’s long career as a journalist as well as a public intellectual, the chair will be in media, culture and feminist studies.