Education News from NY Times
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Many parents have grown so accustomed to the need to cobble together an after-school plan that we overlook the challenge those hours present to families who are already over-stretched.
Sleep is learning, of a very specific kind. “Sleep Study Skills” can help our teenagers game the system—and get enough sleep.
Jadaliyya, a publication run mostly by dedicated volunteers, allows for a broad range of opinions on the Middle East.
An essay in the Business section told how a teenager’s life was changed by his relationship with his manager at Pizza Hut. Read his story, then tell us who you would describe if you were writing a similar essay.
Dozens of faculty members asked the school to withdraw its new sexual misconduct policy, saying it violated basic principles of fairness and would do more harm than good.
When I dropped my child’s friend off after a visit, my fellow mother came out onto the driveway. “How’d it go?” The answer was “not well,” but I didn’t know how, or whether, to say it.
I spent three days with my 3-year-old in the hospital last winter, regretting all the justifications I’d given myself for turning down the flu vaccine at the pediatrician’s office.
Police and court records and interviews with witnesses show that the Tallahassee police on numerous occasions have soft-pedaled allegations of wrongdoing by Seminoles football players.
The Learning Network: Fair Elections in Jeopardy? Connecting the Dots Among Voting Rates, Rights and Restrictions
In this lesson, we help students make connections among voter participation rates, the history of voting rights and new state voter ID laws. We also provide several ideas to help students investigate topics further, for example, by debating new voting requirements and creating get-out-the-vote public service announcements.
Boot camps to teach coding are popping up all over, and most graduates are finding well-paying jobs, according to an article in The Times.
Why do we rarely talk about pregnancy loss, though the statistics are staggering? Sharing our stories may be the best way to help other families with their grief.
To celebrate our fifth birthday, we take a look back at our most popular posts and most-commented-on Student Opinion questions this year.
Can women’s colleges survive the transgender movement?
Here are the first seven paragraphs from the Oct. 12 article “It’s Alive! And It Grows Into a Jack-o’-Lantern.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?