Education News from NY Times
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A new policy at Goucher College allows applicants to submit a two-minute video rather than a high school transcript.
Parents who were frustrated by a lack of opportunities for their children to learn programming have designed products meant to appeal to children as young as 5.
Reflecting Ms. Steinem’s long career as a journalist as well as a public intellectual, the chair will be in media, culture and feminist studies.
The strikers, who said they would skip class all week, are at the vanguard of a series of protests against limits set by China for selection of the city’s leader.
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.
The Learning Network: NYTLNreads | Recommendations From Students in an Online Course at Roosevelt University
Some recommendations from the students of Jan Bone, an 83-year-old New York Times reader who has been teaching for 42 years — the last two online.
What are some reasons someone may decide to stop doing something that once brought joy or even financial success?
In a decade, Texas has gone from an example of the nation’s dropout crisis to the second-highest graduation rate in the country. But that climb has not been matched by success in measures of college and career readiness.
A new study indicates that the higher the income level of a student’s family, the more adept the student will be on how to use the web.
Struggling to hire enough workers for its growing business, OnForce Solar is partnering with Bronx Community College on a center for emerging companies and to help develop a skilled local work force.
A program called Springboard helps low-income parents get involved and make a difference in their children’s education.
The Department of Labor is putting money behind its push to expand paid family leave in the United States. The issue could be a factor in coming elections — if enough voters ask about it.
The girls of America seem to know less about money than boys, earn less and have lower expectations for their earnings going forward. And their parents may be partly to blame.
In this Text to Text, we pair the United States Bill of Rights with Sam Apple’s satirical “The Bill of Rights We Deserve.”
In honor of Banned Books Week, we feature this 1976 article from the Times archive in which Kurt Vonnegut, Bernard Malamud and Desmond Morris write about having their books banned from school libraries that year.
What television shows have mattered most to you? Why? Which old shows would you say “still matter” because of how they influenced television and popular culture in general?
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | In Colorado, a Student Counterprotest to an Anti-Protest Curriculum
Who recently proposed a curriculum-review committee to promote patriotism, respect for authority and free enterprise and to guard against educational materials that “encourage or condone civil disorder” and who is protesting it?