Education News from NY Times
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In this lesson students and teachers can follow the evolution of Nelson Mandela in archival articles from The New York Times, from his early years as a jailed dissident in apartheid South Africa to his death last week at the age of 95.
If you get into Stanford’s business school, go. If you get into Harvard’s business school, go. Otherwise, make sure your program gives you real-world experience.
What do you think might happen if fast-food restaurants raise worker wages to $15 an hour? Which experts, quoted in the article, do you most agree with?
In Fairfield, Conn., and other towns there have been notable security changes, like more armed officers and surveillance cameras.
The death of Nelson Mandela, along with a musical, a skeleton and an international test. Can you get all 10 questions right?
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In a public political fight, the top education official, an elected Democrat, has accused the Republican governor of undermining her office.
Western countries should not comfort themselves with the myth that Asian students perform well because of systems that favor memorization over creativity, the organization’s education chief said.
E. Gordon Gee, who resigned as president of Ohio State University in July after a series of embarrassing gaffes, will serve as interim president of West Virginia University.
This week, find a quiet place and investigate a feature of The Times that is totally auditory. You’ll hit on components from one of the four Common Core literacy anchor standards for college and career readiness — speaking and listening.
Do you think New York and other cities can bring down crime without aggressively using stop-and-frisk? Do you think the police can use the tactic without violating constitutional rights?