Education News from NY Times
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Some advocates had hoped Chancellor Carmen Fariña would overhaul the gifted programs, which they see as a critical front in the effort to reduce inequality in the school system.
The Philadelphia superintendent of schools made a last-minute plea for funding saying he needs at least an additional $96 million.
The “NanoDegree,” an online collaboration of AT&T and Udacity, may offer a reasonable shot at using the web to democratize higher education.
In the past, I’d never understood people who said they were done, who gave up on their dream of having their own genetic children. But as I thought of the future, I could not imagine going on.
In the past, second-parent adoptions have been standard in the gay community. But a court recently ruled that such adoptions were neither “necessary nor available” for gay married couples since a “presumption of parenthood” exists.
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According to the fine print, students might have to pay thousands of dollars out of pocket, and wait months or years before being reimbursed.
A community and an event for women experiencing maternal mental illness, those who have passed through it, and their family and friends.
The Obama administration began private-public partnerships to encourage students to pursue studies in science and technology, but that goal has been an elusive one.
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The best school dress codes aren’t about students and sexuality, but about placing school on the list of places where there are standards, and where the freedom to do whatever we want, whenever we want shouldn’t and doesn’t apply.