Education News from NY Times
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The state is poised to become the first to require all colleges receiving state funds to bolster their efforts and require that students give active consent before all sexual activity.
Under a new state law, New York City must offer free space in public buildings or or help with the cost of renting private space.
Motherlode Blog: Those ‘Mysterious Deadly Virus’ Headlines? Don’t Panic. Do Watch That Cold, and Wash Your Hands.
Strains of enterovirus circulate every year. This year, the number of children affected is high, but the symptoms themselves (fever and coughing) are consistent with the way this virus has behaved in the past.
One of the most exhausting things about being new to a situation is having to learn everyone’s name. That’s why I love name tags.
In this lesson we offer a series of topics and questions paired with Times essays, articles, slide shows and videos to help students dig deeper into the causes, effects and overall legacy of World War I.
If you had the money, would you want the new Apple smartwatch or the iPhone 6? If not, what other new technologies or tech toys are you interested in? Why?
Below are six paragraphs from the Sept. 4 article “Argentine Dinosaur Was an Estimated 130,000 Pounds, and Still Growing.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Families of Freedom, formed a week after the 2001 attacks, will continue to provide scholarships through 2030.
A dinner designed for a parent with more on his or her mind than “I wonder if rice wine vinegar or tarragon vinegar would be better here.”
Welcome to our first quiz of the academic year, and look for Weekly News Quizzes each Tuesday morning. The questions here cover two weeks of headlines. Take the quiz to see what you know!
How might scientists use similar data-rich surveillance to learn more about other insects’ behavior?
Below are six paragraphs from the Aug. 29 essay about texting, “Bubbles Carry a Lot of Weight.” We have dropped a word in each paragraph. Can you choose the best one for each blank?
A new index measures which colleges have the most economically diverse student bodies — and charge the least to lower-income students.
The two former presidents exchanged compliments in Washington on Monday as part of an initiative involving four presidential libraries.
If your student is unhappy, do you encourage the child to advocate for a different schedule, regardless of the official word on allowable changes?