Education News from NY Times
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The arrest of a man for giving out information about civil rights on Oct. 1, 1964, at the University of California, Berkeley, led to a student activism movement that spread to other campuses.
Brooklyn Technical High School students said Sean Shaynak was unusually close with some of them, often in ways that might alarm parents.
The result, which brings the endowment’s value to $9.2 billion, compares with the 20.2 percent return for the Ivy League leader so far, Yale.
In this lesson, we provide a lesson plan for teaching about the Ebola outbreak in one or two class periods. We also offer ideas for longer-term projects or further class exploration.
Among wealthy colleges, Chicago enrolls relatively few lower-income students. But a new program may change the situation.
As parents we spend a great deal of time talking about the effects of work on our home life and how family life impacts our careers. There’s a third variable worth considering: how our choice of career affects our family.
The front page of The Times this week featured an article about a man who posted a video of himself kicking a stray cat, and the animal-rights activists who want him jailed for it. What do you think? Read about the case, then tell us here.
Rare is the child who looks forward to the appearance of the needle, but there are things parents can do to make the experience of getting a shot easier.
The Obama administration will urge public schools to ensure that all students have equal access to good teachers, advanced courses and quality facilities.
Below are the first six paragraphs of the Sept. 29 video game review, “A Vengeful Ranger Full of Attitude and on a Mission.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
A package of measures includes eliminating the expectation that certain students take jobs during the school year, guaranteeing paid internships and providing career counseling.
Elizabeth Garrett, the provost of the University of Southern California, will become the president of Cornell University as of July 1.
Can you identify five or 10 objects that you would include in an exhibit or book about your life? Why did you select each of those objects?
Is our new city changing us? Or would we be changing anyway, simply by virtue of growing up, getting older, and evolving in our lives?
Have you been following the news this week? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.
Below is the first paragraph, broken up into shorter sentences of the Sept. 26 article “The One With the Replica Coffee Shop.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?