Education News from NY Times
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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.
President Obama has expanded a program that caps monthly student loan repayments at 10 percent of income and lets any balance after 20 years be forgiven.
Michelle A. Rhee, the divisive former schools chancellor in Washington a is stepping down as chief executive of StudentsFirst, the advocacy group she founded four years ago.
There are only two children at home on this rainy day, and only one child wants to play Monopoly — which brought up a new question. Is playing Monopoly against the iPad really a “video game”?