Education News from NY Times
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A state judge on Friday refused a temporary injunction sought against state education officials in an effort to block application of the Common Core education standards.
Four Notre Dame football players are being held out of practice while the school investigates what it is calling “suspected academic dishonesty,” the university told the N.C.A.A.
Try saying this out loud: “Family and academics are more important than sports, until sports conflict, then sports win.”
The Pennsylvania legislature is considering a cigarette tax for the city that would make the budget reductions temporary.
First-time college students should think about the options for their financial service needs before arriving on campus and beginning school activities.
I wasn’t happy when the pediatric ophthalmologist ordered up glasses for my toddler. But it wasn’t supposed to be about me.
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Students who read and discussed a scene from Harry Potter in which the cruel Draco Malfoy calls Hermione a “filthy little Mudblood,” and her friends react with outrage reported more positive feelings about immigrants.
What would children learn if we made them give away some of their favorite toys after a month? Maybe that ownership and appreciation aren’t linked.
In honor of the 27th annual Shark Week, some history about how it all began — even though, according to one analysis, your chances of being bitten by a shark are much slimmer than your chances of being bitten by the Uruguay striker Luis Suárez.
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Mrs. MacCracken wrote memoirs about her work with disabled children that inspired TV movies.
In 1970, Dr. Cheit wrote an influential report that said two-thirds of U.S. colleges and universities were in or near grave financial difficulty.