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Several Jewish children had described years of anti-Semitic slurs, including Nazi salutes, swastika graffiti and “white power” chants, in the Pine Bush Central School district.
As we prepare for my husband’s deployment, the first since the birth of our two children, a not-so-sympathetic friend asks, “But you had to know what you signed up for, right?”
I understand why so many of the smartest women I know are proudly carrying the no-rescue flag. Hovering and rescuing isn’t a good way to raise kids. But do we really need to leave them to flounder alone?
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What is your school’s policy regarding cellphones? Do you take a phone to school? Has your cellphone helped or hurt your learning?
Here are the first six paragraphs of the Oct. 22 article “Meet Facebook’s Mr. Nice.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
While some families may approach it differently, there remain excellent reasons for taking a ‘Just Say No’ stance on marijuana use and teens — without expecting that to end the conversation.
The mother of Dyasha Smith said her daughter was supposed to have full-time supervision on her bus and at the school, Star Academy in Cobble Hill.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said his tactics of offering more help to failing schools, and providing social services to students and families there, differed sharply from his predecessor’s.
A study found that colleges were allocating more than half their investments — and almost two-thirds of the largest endowments — to alternative strategies such as hedge funds and private equity.
A story of a failed marriage and financial implosion provokes equal and opposite reactions on Facebook. Why?
Reporting on five families with wildly divergent ideas about what to teach their kids about marijuana, from no tolerance to offering to roll the joints and make nachos.
Concerns grew about the climate for women at the Yale School of Medicine after a sexual misconduct committee’s ruling to remove the cardiology chief went unheeded.
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