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April 29 is International Dance Day. Here are some ideas for using it to teach English Language Learners.
The plan aims to make programs more international, reduce dropouts among foreign students and help them find employment in Denmark after graduation.
European education policy makers are looking at how new teaching tools and changes in the student body could significantly alter the university landscape.
Historically black colleges in the United States have a legacy of international engagement but are now lagging behind their predominantly white peers in international outreach.
My great-grandmother cared for my mom and aunt while my grandparents worked. My grandmother cared for me and my sister while my parents worked. But my mom can’t afford to do the same for me.
The schools had been at the heart of a battle between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Eva S. Moskowitz, the leader of a high-performing charter network.
The University of North Carolina has been at odds with a journalist for a Raleigh newspaper over his exposés of academic malfeasance at the university, some of it relating to athletes.
The demise of inBloom, after just 15 months in operation, offers a cautionary tale for purveyors of education technology software.
By this summer, officials will propose systems to rate all teacher preparation programs, which teachers themselves have often complained do not adequately prepare them for the classroom.
Motherlode Blog: I Was Taught That Getting Pregnant Is Easy for Black Girls — Too Easy. But It Wasn’t for Me.
When I grew up on the South Side of Chicago, I was taught that my mission was to get out of high school without a baby. I thought that once I was ready, those babies that came too easily, and too early, for many girls I knew would come readily to me. That didn’t happen.
About 2,350 jobs could be eliminated next year unless the district finds funding to bridge its new shortfall, the superintendent said.
From a high point of 70.1 percent in 2009, the percentage of new graduates going to college dropped to 65.9 percent last year, the lowest figure in a decade.
James Baldwin, the Harlem-born author of the classic “Go Tell It on the Mountain,” was born 90 years ago this year, and educators are trying to inspire renewed interest in his work.
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In 1937, the editors of Ladies Home Journal published an essay, “I Just Adopted a Baby!” It was just another piece about the joys and challenges of family life — but this time, from the perspective of a single working parent.