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The strikes over low salaries and mandatory payments to pension plans began last week and now encompass a half-dozen cities or counties.
Here are the first seven paragraphs from a Nov. 21 article, “What I Discovered by Visiting Every Disney Park.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Single-sex classes are increasingly common in the nation’s public schools, particularly in poor areas, prompting new scrutiny about their effectiveness.
In 2013-14, American colleges enrolled a record 886,052 foreigners, an increase of 8 percent from the previous year. Chinese were almost 60 percent of the growth in foreign students.
This is not a campaign to end the photo card. But the year our daughter died, it would have been so much kinder to send something else.
In September, complaints about content prompted Highland Park High School in Texas to pull seven books from the curriculum, creating an uproar that led to an about-face.
Admission rates are misleading: It’s not that fewer students are accepted; it’s that applications have run riot.
The governing board will meet Tuesday to discuss complaints that the university has for years mishandled reports of sexual assaults.
A group of academics is joining the Saudi government in a project to lower the hurdles keeping women from becoming employed.
Both sexes have ambitious goals for their career and family life, a study finds, but entrenched factors seem to hold many women back.
Michigan must beat its biggest rival, Ohio State, on Saturday to become eligible to play in a bowl game, but the troubled program faces bigger challenges as the university’s sports culture is questioned.
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The board in Gilbert, Ariz., said two pages in a biology textbook that discuss sexually transmitted diseases and contraception violated a state law passed in 2012.
M.I.T.’s football team, which has long been an afterthought at a university known for its academics, is 10-0 and in the second round of the N.C.A.A. Division III playoffs.
Santiago Taveras, once the public face for many school closings during the Bloomberg years, is now working on turning around the troubled DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx.