Education News from NY Times
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Why, according to several people quoted in the article, is basketball so popular on the reservation?
Sweet Briar College, a century-old women’s liberal-arts college near Lynchburg, announced Tuesday that it will close in August.
Over half of the university’s graduate teaching and research assistants have signed forms saying they want to unionize, but the university says that treating students as employees could hurt their education.
The American first lady, Michelle Obama, will travel to Japan and Cambodia this month as part of an effort to support education for girls, the White House said Tuesday.
Some of the 16 commissioners appointed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut said that studying the December 2012 killings changed their lives.
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“A possible side effect of not getting the vaccine is cancer, and it’s far more common than any side effects of the shots.”
As Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago faces an unexpected runoff election, it is his education agenda that threatens his political future.
I’m fascinated with babies, especially mine. And I’m fascinated by how much my life had to change before I could appreciate them.
Do any noises keep you awake at night? Do they distract you in class or get in the way of your doing your homework? Do they ever prevent you from enjoying a movie?
Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 27 article, “With White-Knuckle Grip, February’s Cold Clings to New York.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Professor Freedman, who was credited with inventing legal ethics as a serious academic subject, was especially concerned with lawyers’ responsibilities toward their clients and with access to justice.
Under a government crackdown on for-profit schools that leave students with useless credentials and punishing debt, some colleges have converted to nonprofits, in lucrative deals.
The former principal, Christopher Keogan, pleaded guilty in September to stealing money from Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx. He was supposed to pay back about $8,200 this week.
Wei-Hock Soon, who is at the center of a controversy over fossil-fuel funding for climate research, denounced his critics and said he would be happy to comply with possible additional disclosure requirements.
He stood up to the White House and the Vatican as he transformed Catholic higher education in America and raised a powerful moral voice in national affairs.
Beverly Hall, the former superintendent who was awaiting trial for her alleged participation in a conspiracy to alter test results, died Monday after a battle with breast cancer, her legal team said.