Education News from NY Times
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At a school fair at the Department of Probation in the Bronx, officers made sure that clients on probation were on the right path.
Language can be loaded, and perhaps there is no more loaded word in our culture than the so-called n-word. Here we aim to help students think critically about the word, its history, who says it, who shouldn’t say it and whether it should be buried or reclaimed.
Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York said that he would reverse a decision by Michael R. Bloomberg to provide free real estate to the schools so that they could open new programs.
The poem “Sestina: Like” by A.E. Stallings and “They’re, Like, Way Ahead of the Linguistic Currrrve” by Douglas Quenqua appear in this Poetry Pairing.
Do you have fond memories of being read to as a child? Do you listen to audiobooks? Do you think listening to books counts the same way reading those books would, or do you think listening is less serious? Why?
A federal agency on Wednesday sued ITT Educational Services, a major owner of for-profit colleges and trade schools, alleging predatory lending and other charges.
A student group at an Orthodox Jewish school extended an invitation to a Columbia professor to give his views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but the head of the school rescinded it.
David S. Yassky, who as taxi commissioner in the Bloomberg administration introduced the Taxi of Tomorrow concept, previously taught at the New York University Law School.
In this interdisciplinary lesson, we explore ways in which humanity is learning to cope with shortages or threats to water, a vital element of life. We also consider ways in which water enriches our life or helps define our interactions.
Do you agree with a recent Times article that says, though many believe that millennials are growing up in a colorblind society, “racial tensions are playing out in new ways among young adults”? Why or why not?
What examples does this writer use in the first few paragraphs to show that Jennifer Lawrence was “no ordinary starlet” even before she was famous?
The suit contends that the government should stop trying to collect on some loans since it was aware that a nationwide chain of beauty schools routinely falsified student eligibility.
An investigation into the handling of sexual abuse complaints has resumed at Bob Jones University after it was suspended in late January.