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Jacob Neusner, Judaic Scholar Who Forged Interfaith Bonds, Dies at 84

October 10, 2016 - 8:22pm
Professor Neusner, a leading historian of Jewish rabbinical texts, published over 900 books devoted to comparative religion, history and legal theory.
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A Divisive President at City College, and a Long List of Personal Expenses

October 10, 2016 - 3:30am
It was not budget cuts or a contentious relationship with faculty that led to the resignation of Lisa S. Coico, but her use of college funds for personal matters.
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Editorial: Racial Profiling in Preschool

October 8, 2016 - 2:30pm
A new study suggests that biases against black children, especially black boys, are creeping into classrooms filled with 4-year-olds.
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President of City College Quits Abruptly Amid Scrutiny of Her Finances

October 7, 2016 - 10:12pm
The administrator, Lisa S. Coico, announced her resignation a day after The New York Times contacted officials with questions about the handling of more than $150,000 of her personal expenses.
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Racial Bias Claim Looms Over Bronx School as Administrators Exit

October 5, 2016 - 10:27pm
An assistant principal has filed a complaint against the city’s Education Department saying that a local assemblyman’s involvement with a school’s enrollment was rooted in bias.
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Sinosphere: Recognizing Boarding Schools’ Psychic Toll in China

October 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
Stoic and emotional reactions at a seminar in Beijing hinted at the fallout from the widespread practice of sending young children to live away from home.
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Itineraries: Study-Abroad Programs Address a Risk: Road Fatalities

October 3, 2016 - 8:20pm
With more American students studying overseas, particularly in parts of the world with weak traffic-safety standard, parents and educators are on guard.
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Protest Started by Colin Kaepernick Spreads to High School Students

October 3, 2016 - 7:23pm
Like the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, football players across the country are silently taking a knee during the national anthem to protest racism.
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Supreme Court Declines to Consider N.C.A.A. Rules on Paying Athletes

October 3, 2016 - 10:23am
The justices turned down a review of a California ruling that the association could restrict athletes’ compensation beyond scholarships and a few thousand dollars.
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Retro Report: The Unintended Consequences of Taking a Hard Line on School Discipline

October 2, 2016 - 6:03pm
“Zero tolerance” policies in schools have resulted in the suspension of three million students each year, and are shown to have a disproportionate effect on minority students.
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