Education News from NY Times
Updated: 10 hours 7 min ago
The official transcript of the Declaration of Independence may contain an errant period that contributes to what one scholar calls a “routine but serious misunderstanding” of the document.
Administrators said they would also end a fragmented approach that allowed various parts of the university to handle sexual harassment and assault complaints differently.
A school goes out of business after failing the Obama administration’s proposed test of for-profit colleges’ quality.
Total enrollment has not risen, but average class sizes are up and federal and state aid have fallen, a report by the Independent Budget Office said.
The School Nutrition Association has done an about-face as it lobbies Congress to allow schools to opt out of the very nutrition rules it helped to create in 2012.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education filed complaints against four colleges it claims have stifled free speech on campus, including bans on certain T-shirts.
Undergraduates with new Stafford loans will pay 4.66 percent for the 2014-15 school year. But the rates are lower than they would have been without the student loan law passed last year.
Week One’s winning essay is by Kerestin, who wrote about a video on Myanmar, where a Muslim minority is confined to camps and villages and deprived of medical care.
I’m thrilled that my parents are so excited about Tori and Kelly’s baby, but I’m the sperm donor, and not the person raising this baby. I’m working to manage their expectations.
Concerns that ignoring assets would result in families with low income but high wealth getting aid are valid, but it is the lesser of two evils.
Parents feeling helpless when confronted with first-grade math work sheets are adding to the political debate about whether the Common Core is another way in which Washington is taking over people’s lives.