Education News from NY Times
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Arne Duncan outlined the administration’s priorities for a revision of No Child Left Behind, indicating that testing was important to measuring achievement.
Here are several paragraphs from a Jan. 8 article, “In Weather Fit for Hibernation, Central Park Grizzly Bears Debut.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
The announcement is part of a weeklong focus on privacy and cybersecurity by President Obama ahead of his State of the Union address on Jan. 20.
Three prominent health, finance and self-help authors will teach the first courses, which will cost $25 to $85.
A new Tony Award will be given annually to a theater teacher who has made a “monumental impact” on the lives of students.
Educational technology companies are latecomers to exploiting the potential of the Internet, but venture capitalists seem to believe their time has come.
Professor Degler, a Stanford historian, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who illuminated the role of women, the poor and minorities in the nation’s evolution.
The president urged Congress to allocate an estimated $60 billion over 10 years for an initiative that would be based in part on a Tennessee program.
The City Council in Hyattsville, Md., approved giving 16- and 17-year-olds a voice in local government.
A former Florida A&M University band member was sentenced Friday to more than six years in prison for manslaughter and felony hazing in the death of a drum major.
A guide to the debate over President Obama’s plan to make community college free for many students — and the local programs that have already done so.
Rising education levels were a crucial factor in America’s economic growth. The president hopes they can be again.
Sleep needs a new ad campaign, and parents need to sell it. Why don’t we remind our children of how good it feels, and how good it is for us, instead of the way we tend to insist on it?
Since Kids’ Night on Broadway is presented in New York City by The New York Times, The Learning Network helped out this year by creating two games to go into the program.
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