Education News from NY Times
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A shift from numerical targets aims to realign qualifications with job opportunities, but some opponents have cried foul.
As a debate in Congress over whether to extend green-card privileges to foreign students drags on, students are looking at opportunities outside the United States.
A freshman said she was sexually assaulted at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The school’s handling of the investigation left her wishing she had remained silent.
In starting a new educational network in Peru, a businessman turned to Ideo, a design company, to help devise everything from classrooms to business models.
College students have joined a legal challenge in North Carolina, claiming that the state’s requirements discriminate based on age.
In Corinthian Colleges’ downfall, taxpayers and borrowers will again pay for regulatory lapses.
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What do you think the president and Congress should do about the surge in unaccompanied child migrants trying to enter the United States?
Performance in schools has improved despite the state’s low per-student spending, but Texas teachers earn less money than their peers elsewhere and face other financial strains.
We all want things. It’s not a character flaw. But financial savvy starts with understanding the difference between “want” and “need.”
Sleep does so much more for our bodies than preventing us from being tired tomorrow, but most parents don’t tell our children that. Educating kids about the importance of sleep leads them to sleep more.
Why do you think there has been such a pronounced drop over the past 10 years in the physical fitness of young people?
Daniel Mingues, who was involved in the fatal stabbing of a professor in 1972, recently showed up at the office of The Columbia Daily Spectator, which had published articles about the case.