Education News from NY Times
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Diego Acosta López wanted to see what it was like when his son, Ignacio — just shy of 2 — visited New York City for the first time.
Announcing six winners and six runners-up in our December 2014 contest. Thank you teachers and students!
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.
Should students have a right to higher education, the way they now have a right to elementary and secondary education?
Here are several paragraphs from a Dec. 5 Travel article, “On the ‘Wild’ Movie Trail in Oregon.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
President Obama proposes to make community college free for two years for qualifying students. Education ideas that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo endorsed include a tax credit for charitable contributions to public, charter and parochial schools.
The aftermath of the killings at Charlie Hebdo and a kosher market near Paris exposed serious cultural rifts, teachers say.
As part of the Obama administration’s tax plan, money from 529 plans could no longer be withdrawn tax-free.
Instead of a show about the coed and girls’ teams our children have grown up with, Nickelodeon offers “Bella and the Bulldogs,” an ugly throwback to an era when girls who love sports are always odd girl out.
In this Text to Text, we pair an excerpt from “Lord of the Flies” with a recent Science Times article and video on the study of aggression in fruit flies, and ask the question, “What is the relationship between aggression and gender?”
As you can see from the picture of the Jan. 23, 1973 New York Times front page , the death of Lyndon B. Johnson was given a larger headline than the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that was handed down the same day.
Have you found that writing about life has helped you feel better or helped make a situation or relationship more clear?
For decades, national sororities have banned alcohol, but amid debate over how to address sexual assaults, many of them at fraternity parties, female students are questioning that policy.
A current measles outbreak, now at 48 confirmed cases, began with a visitor to Disneyland, and quickly spread beyond those directly exposed there.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, delivering his State of the State address along with a budget proposal heavy on infrastructure, said New York State must take the lead in solving national problems.
For gluten-free families, the increasing concerns about arsenic and rice are a source of worry and guilt. But how much should parents blame themselves?