Education News from NY Times
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Plenty of parents don’t manage to set aside money, but that doesn’t mean their children will be shut out of degrees from great schools.
Kids today, either because they’re continually entertained by digital devices or continually ferried from lesson to practice to playdate, don’t know how to handle unstructured time unless we teach them.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s potential agreement with the United Federation of Teachers, which would include retroactive pay, would settle a nearly five-year labor dispute.
This Poetry Pairing features “Sweeping the States” by Jacob Saenz and the article “Drought Takes Its Toll on a Texas Business and a Town” by Manny Fernandez.
We’re publishing one of the Top 10 winners of our Student Editorial Contest each day. This essay calling for more government support for members of the military in Canada is by Talia V.
What movies do you find yourself quoting, referencing, thinking about or watching over and over? Why?
Daniel E. Straus, a trustee at the New York University School of Law, has subpoenaed two students for their correspondence after they denounced his treatment of labor.
The foundation led by the family that built Walmart has spent more than $1 billion on some of the fastest-growing, and most divisive, trends in education.
In this lesson, we offer a collection of teaching ideas using recent Times coverage about how genes work, how we can work with them and where they come from.
Many high school seniors are making decisions right now about where they want to begin college in the fall. But a traditional four-year college isn’t for everybody. We gathered stories from parents and students who made other choices.
Motherlode Blog: Stop Worrying About Your Child Getting Into College. Worry About What Happens Next.
Amidst all the hand-wringing about elite college admission rates, many parents and students are missing the point. It doesn’t matter where you go to school if you can’t graduate.
New York City’s schools chancellor said in December that she would limit state exams’ role in measuring student progress, but test prep, and the anxiety it causes, is as robust as ever.
Do you think we need new ways to identify gender and sexuality differences beyond the binary choice “male” and “female,” whether on social media or on official forms like driver’s licenses and passports?
Can you calculate the amount a family spends on average for a child to go to Boston College, and what percentage of their income this amount represents?