Education News from NY Times
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Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to the University of Texas at Austin and Louisiana Tech in Ruston, though no new allegations had been substantiated.
Gov. Rick Snyder issued an executive order transferring the functions of the office charged with turning around failing schools from the state Education Department to an agency he has control over.
LeapFrog, a dominant maker of educational toys and games, has watched its sales plummet because of cheaper alternatives.
Thanks to hovering American parent culture, the La Grange Library food fight wasn’t just between a 3-year-old and an 18-month-old. It was also between their mothers.
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Do you think the jury made the right decision in ruling that “Blurred Lines” crossed the line into plagiarizing Marvin Gaye?
Here are several paragraphs from a March 4 article, “Frozen Yoga? It’s Snowga.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
The school now intends to “return to a smaller student body size,” the dean wrote in an email, closer to what he called “its historical norm.”
The unrestricted gift will be used meet the immediate needs of students who are at risk of dropping out because they cannot afford basics like books, the college said.
Some legal experts say that the racist chants uttered by the fraternity members were, however odious, protected by the First Amendment.
In this lesson, students will explore some of the complex reasons some teenagers are drawn to ISIS, and investigate how a recruitment pipeline funnels young people from their computer screens to the middle of the Syrian civil war.
He wouldn’t go to bed. He just wouldn’t go to bed. Finally, I asked him why. His answer caught me by surprise. “I miss my daddy!”
David Raymond parlayed his years as a team mascot for the Phillies into a profitable business with a diverse list of clients.
One reason our chore systems always descend into chaos is that it’s never clear what our children need to do, or when.
Apps and other software can put powerful teaching tools at teachers’ fingertips, but concerns abound over data security, effectiveness and marketing.
A CUNY initiative with an emphasis on advisers shows a lot of promise.
Why was Sigma Alpha Epsilon ordered to vacate its fraternity house at the University of Oklahoma this week?