Education News from NY Times
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Officials will determine whether districts have discouraged undocumented immigrant children through rigid enrollment requirements.
A report found that classes requiring no attendance and little work were common knowledge among academic counselors and football coaches.
Justus Uwayesu’s life was changed by a chance encounter in Rwanda with an American charity worker.
Fifteen nonprofit groups conducted research that led to a new website to help parents better understand these issues and a campaign to promote the site.
“I am a long time poster, but am here now under a different identity as it is much easier to ask for OB/GYN recommendations for having babies rather than terminating a pregnancy.”
The Learning Network: Text to Text: Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and ‘In the Cave: Philosophy and Addiction’
In this lesson, we pair Peg O’Connor’s essay “In the Cave: Philosophy and Addiction” with Plato’s well-known allegory of the cave from “The Republic.” Further down, we offer additional teaching ideas for exploring Plato’s allegory in more detail.
When my family and I immigrated in 1977, to be an Indian-American meant replacing curry with bologna and saris with sweaters, and celebrating Diwali invisibly. My daughter’s life is very different.
At the American Girl store, my 8-year-old son was enraptured by the historical dolls. Surely, there were boys in those times, boys who would have saved the day by using their wits or shown great courage in hard times. Where were they?
Do you look back at your life and think that the important things that have happened to you, both good and bad, happened for some bigger reason?
Here are the first five paragraphs of the Oct. 19 article “For South Korea, E-Sports Is National Pastime.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Though the Council has very limited power over public schools, the bill’s sponsors say they do have the ability to increase the volume of the conversation.
With funding formulas that cap or redirect local property tax revenues to state coffers, some places are looking for other ways to capture local money.
Several schools have allowed humanitarian exceptions to restrictions on trips to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the countries most affected by the virus.
Marijuana is legal in some states and under some circumstances, and can now be munched and drunk as well as smoked. How does that change the way we talk about it with our kids?
“Breaking Bad” action figures probably don’t belong in your 6-year-old’s toy box. But you knew that, right?