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For the anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Michelle Obama will head to Topeka to talk about a Supreme Court ruling that affected her life.
Recent research suggests that the difficulties dyslexia creates with reading may not be hard-wired. Instead, experience may play a big role in exacerbating reading problems and, potentially, in easing them.
Using a Times article about a similar project as inspiration, high school students studying “Catcher in the Rye” create architectural models to convey their understanding of the novel.
Four questions to ask before agreeing to let a teenager have a car and four possible approaches to paying for it.
“Diluvian Dream” by Wilmer Mills and the article “Saying Goodbye to the Farm” by Anne Raver appear in this Poetry Pairing.
To protect the personal information about students that school technology vendors can acquire, two lawmakers are pushing to modernize a longstanding federal law on education privacy.
A recent study shows teenagers don’t read for pleasure much anymore. Do you? What books would you recommend to others looking to read for fun?
Rich students complete their college degrees; working-class students like Vanessa Brewer usually don’t. Can the University of Texas change her chances of success?
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Sept. 11 Memorial Museum at Ground Zero Prepares for Opening
How does the interior design of the museum honor the emotional weight of Sept. 11 and the days that followed?
Many older adults have found a home or a second career as historical interpreters at living history museums or as docents at historic house museums.
The debate over whether autism is a disease to be cured or a variation to be celebrated is an abstraction, utterly disconnected to our day-to-day experience. To describe that, I cannot avoid the lexicon of illness.
Want cookbook author and Times columnist Martha Rose Shulman to help your family eat more healthily? We’re looking for you.
Evidence is mounting that rising levels of student loan debt are restraining the ability of young adults to buy homes and enter the “grown-up” economy.
In this lesson, students learn about current research on social structure and personality attributes in a type of communal spider, then design their own research questions related to personality.
Sending a child with special needs, physical or otherwise, to summer camp isn’t just a matter of filling out the forms.
Those of us who have kids with disabilities in our lives spend countless hours discussing them, yet, we rarely, if ever, talk directly to children themselves about their challenges. These conversations can be scarier for the grown-ups than they are for the kids.
What are the most interesting or memorable works of visual art — whether sculptures, drawings, paintings, photography or anything else — that you’ve seen? Why do you think they have stayed with you?