Education News from NY Times
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The decision of Christine Lagarde comes soon after Condoleezza Rice, facing opposition, changed her mind about giving an address at Rutgers.
Climate change, the N.F.L. draft, an entertainment trend and more: How many of the topics in this week’s news quiz have you been following?
Coding is growing as a kids’ activity, but as trendy as it is, it’s not easy. Most children won’t seize on coding games with the same enthusiasm as they did Minecraft. To engage kids in what’s happening behind the screen takes work.
Katie Hafner, author of “Mother Daughter Me,” asked people across the country to use “one word” to describe their mothers.
When critics (usually men) want to delegitimize my views, they often refer to me as a “mommy blogger,” relegating me to an imagined intellectual wasteland of sippy cups and Legos. But being a mother animates and inspires my activism.
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Although a primary rationale for charter schools is to test practices for wider public-school use, battles over space and money have inhibited attempts at collaboration.
In Hagerstown, Ind., high school students will be making their own burgers from scratch — raising cattle to supply cheaper food for their cafeteria.
"Singapore: The Making of a Nation-State, 1300-1975" allows secondary-school students to "explore Singapore's origin as a port of call, and her connections to the region and the world."
As part of its goal to run the economy entirely on renewable energy by 2050, the government is pushing institutions to develop new courses, degrees and departments.
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Descendants tend to succeed founders as president of some of the more prominent Christian institutions.
Last year 66 seniors shared their college application essays that addressed class and money, and four were published. Here’s where the four students are now.
Looking to the future, high school seniors can draw revealing portraits in writing about their financial circumstances.
In this week’s lesson students will read about the events in Nigeria and the subsequent Twitter campaign, deciding whether hashtag activism is worthwhile and designing ways to take action on an issue they care about.