Education News from NY Times
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Racing to secure space to accommodate 53,000 full-day prekindergarten seats, New York City is asking religious schools to house more public school students.
Educators question whether new classes can help students meet literacy rules that could force them to stay back a year in school.
The move by Chegg, a textbook rental company, is an attempt to answer investors who may be wary that its signature business is becoming obsolete.
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Mr. Sasaki was one of the most influential and charismatic Zen masters in America but a tide of sex-abuse allegations emerged to cast his character and his legacy in a harsh light.
A parent found, after effort, trial and error, a fabulous babysitter. Now everyone in the neighborhood is trying to get in on the act.
The former secretary of state, who regularly commands $200,000 for speeches, returned to Chappaqua, N.Y., to address seven high school seniors at their graduation from a summer scholarship program.
David Boies, who helped lead the legal charge that overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban and represented Al Gore in Bush v. Gore is becoming chairman of the Partnership for Educational Justice.
The City of New York pays for about 12,000 special-needs students per year to receive private school educations. Parents contend that the city fights too many of these requests, delaying important services to students in the process.
Admiral Larson was appointed superintendent of the academy for a second time in 1994 when the Navy sought his help in changing the ethical atmosphere after 134 midshipmen were accused of cheating on an exam.
An admiral who has made a career of keeping secrets is about to move into a field where openness is prized and everything is debated as the chancellor of the University of Texas system.
The investigation was prompted by reports of sexual assault, drug use, cheating and other violations of the academy’s honor code.
Company names, often bastardizing, have wriggled into the lexicons of college administrators, professors and students.
Long known as a training ground for European Union bureaucrats, the College of Europe faces challenges in its bid to produce well-rounded civil servants.
Crews at the University of California, Los Angeles, finished major repairs Saturday on a main that burst and poured 20 million gallons of water onto the campus, ruining the new court at Pauley Pavilion.