Education News from NY Times
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The inflation index for college tuition has become notorious. But it reflects sticker prices over the past 20 years, not what families actually pay.
A former education reporter for The Times, Mr. Maeroff found a second career working as an author, a researcher and an adviser on education issues.
The work of the naturalist John Whipple Potter Jenks was thrown out and forgotten until a group of graduate students revived it, with an artist’s help, for a new exhibition.
A diagnosis, of autism or anything else, won’t make me mourn my daughter, who is different, not dying.
We’re taking a break this week to get some work done behind the scenes, but we’ve left you with a summer-fun classic for your teaching and learning pleasure.
Money magazine released a new list of best colleges focused on what is on the minds of many parents and students: money. Babson ranked No. 1.
The broadcaster will collaborate with four British universities to offer free Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, beginning in October.
The new strategy, reflecting a shift in thinking about how foreign exchange programs should operate in a more volatile world, would add funds for short-term fellowships but cut support for the Fulbright program.
A global comparative study on the financial literacy of 15-year-olds has placed a spotlight on the growing importance of economic competency training in secondary schools.
Many voters in Montana seem to be taking a wait-and-see attitude as they assess Senator John Walsh, a Democrat accused of plagiarizing an Army War College paper.
Radical shifts in tactics have swept the field — even calling on officers to rush toward shooters without backup.
“Steam,” a new exhibition in White Plains, takes its name from an educational movement, STEAM, which is STEM (another curriculum that is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics) with the addition of the “A” for art.
It’s always my instinct to sacrifice for my kids. To step back; to say, you take it, you go, it’s ok, I don’t mind. My daughter’s gift of a horseback ride reminded me that being the giver isn’t always the right thing to do.
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week 7 | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?
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In the search for someone to fill Yeshiva University’s new Joseph Lieberman Chair in Public Policy and Public Service, one candidate stood out from all the rest.