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An intensifying competition for top players has led recruiters to focus on younger girls, but many coaches and parents worry about a psychological toll.
The federal Education Department is looking into Penn State’s handling of sexual harassment and sexual assault complaints to see if it responded appropriately to reports of abuse in the years connected to the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
Officials across the country, including Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York, are studying successful programs in New Jersey as they seek to expand access to preschool.
A study of struggling African-American high school students in Chicago found that providing focused guidance sharply improved learning, but the approach is a costly one to replicate.
The Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Center, formed in 2011, is working to promote education about the Holocaust.
Some academics fear that a budget cut will lead to a loss of data and trained personnel and damage to the country's ability to carry out research.
Justin Bernard Singleton, 19, was arrested and charged with murder in the shooting of a student outside a dormitory at South Carolina State University, law enforcement officials said.
Using census data, maps, photographs and wills, elementary school pupils and teachers singled out a site in what is now Joseph Rodman Drake Park.
A United States attorney’s office said evidence in a lawsuit filed by Jewish families “could support a conclusion” that authorities in Pine Bush, N.Y., were ineffective in ending harassment.
A South Carolina State University student was shot to death outside a dormitory Friday, and the police were searching for four suspects who left the campus.
The University of Michigan regents named the university’s next president, Mark S. Schlissel, the provost of Brown University and a former dean of biological sciences at the University of California, Berkeley.
What “ingredients” might go into Lady Macbeth Soup? A pinch of paranoia and a pint of blood? In this writing prompt, students use recipes from The New York Times as templates for writing about characters in novels.
How is the legalization of same-sex marriage in many states affecting Roman Catholic schools across the nation?
According to a new study, less than half the time that children age 2 to 10 watch or interact with electronic screens is spent on what parents consider “educational” material.