Education News from NY Times
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In a city where about 3.9 million residents speak a language other than English at home, the classes are so popular that people in some neighborhoods stand in line for hours to sign up.
Protests over the use of English in a civil-service exam highlight the complex role the language plays in the country's social makeup.
After my 15-year-old was flashed on the street, my instinct was to shelter her. She had a stronger response in mind.
The powerhouses of college sports are expected to gain preliminary approval to break away from some of the strictures of the N.C.A.A., which would give them more freedom to govern themselves and could allow athletes a share of the wealth.
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The published price at Amherst has soared in recent years. The actual price is virtually unchanged.
Telling my children we were moving from Atlanta to Nashville was easier than I thought it would be. Getting over worrying about how the move would affect them was not.
With a looming shortage of M.D.s, osteopathic medicine is shedding its second-tier image. And yes, D.O.s are real doctors.
Racing to secure space to accommodate 53,000 full-day prekindergarten seats, New York City is asking religious schools to house more public school students.
Educators question whether new classes can help students meet literacy rules that could force them to stay back a year in school.
The move by Chegg, a textbook rental company, is an attempt to answer investors who may be wary that its signature business is becoming obsolete.