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Thinking back to my own bad night — and the words that might have made a difference.
Here are six paragraphs of an Oct. 26 article, “Art That Makes You Wish You Were There.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
The University of California, Berkeley, campus today is nothing like the one that became the symbol of student activism in the 1960s.
For graffiti on a Georgia school’s walls, two girls were suspended. But only one of them ended up in the criminal justice system.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis on Wednesday announced a hiring freeze in response to an unexpected enrollment drop that campus officials are linking to the fatal police shooting in nearby Ferguson.
When parents in European countries have the birds-and-the-bees talk with children and teenagers, it’s with less judgment and more trust.
Helping low-income children is more politically appealing than helping their parents. But children rarely succeed unless their families have a chance too.
In this lesson we offer three different teaching ideas to engage students in the debate over immigration policy in the United States.
Daniel Fine, a student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, elected to complete his degree before entering the business world full time.
Nationwide, many students are borrowing more than they understand. At elite colleges, though, the opposite may be true.
The Learning Network: What Organizations Do You Think People Should Give to This Holiday Season? Why?
Each December, Nicholas Kristof, a New York Times Op-Ed columnist, lists some organizations around the world that are doing wonderful work, and suggests giving to them might make inspiring gifts.
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Senate Torture Report Faults C.I.A. for Brutality and Deceit
Note to teachers: Please preview this edition of 6 Q’s before you assign it to students, as both the article and our questions concern methods of torture.
Following Rolling Stone’s account of a gang rape at the school, its president, Teresa A. Sullivan, has been trying to navigate a path that has shifted by the day.
About 70 students from an East Village high school and some parents crossed the Brooklyn Bridge to present a petition to the United States attorney’s office.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology said it has determined that a retired faculty member, Walter Lewin, a physicist with a distinguished teaching career, has “engaged in online sexual harassment.”
I wasn’t surprised by the flood of mail my daughter received from colleges her junior year of high school. The amount of mail her nonexistent brother, “William,” received did come as something of a shock.