Education News from NY Times

Bits Blog: Federal Regulators Seek to Stop Sale of Students’ Data

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:31am
ConnectEDU, a college and career planning site that collected student data, has proposed selling information as part of bankruptcy proceedings.






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Motherlode Blog: When a Family Move Falls Through: ‘Who Died and Made Me Not Boss?’

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 10:06am
When finances fall through, a planned move home to the United States falls through as well.






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The Learning Network: How Has Exercise Changed Your Health, Your Body or Your Life?

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 7:10am
What benefits does physical exercise offer?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | A Boat With a History in Letters and Science Awaits Its Next Chapter

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:27am
Where is the Western Flyer? Why is there a conflict about its location?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | History, May 27

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:15am
Answer this question about India’s history.






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Everyday Economics: Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:12am
The pay gap between college graduates and everyone else rose to a record high last year, suggesting there are too few graduates.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | precipitous

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 85 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Campus Killings Set Off Anguished Conversation About the Treatment of Women

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:48pm
Friday’s fatal rampage in Southern California has given rise to anguished talk about the ways women are perceived sexually and the violence against them.
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Unlikely Allies Uniting to Fight School Changes

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 10:15pm
Teachers, lawmakers and parents from the left and right are banding together to fight against new high-stakes standardized tests and other hot-button policies in public education.






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Need Scholarship? Join Scrum

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 9:37pm
A growing number of high school students have discovered an alternative route to college through fringe sports like rugby.






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As Ballot Count Nears, City’s Teachers Debate Whether to Ratify Contract

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 1:21am
With less than two weeks before ballots are counted, details about health care and retroactive pay are the biggest concerns among New York City teachers.






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Motherlode Blog: Change Is Not Loss. It Only Feels That Way.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:20pm
I wasn’t really worried about my son spending a semester studying in Greece. I was worried about how it would feel when he was gone.






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Colleges Rattled as Obama Seeks Rating System

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:01pm
College presidents are balking at President Obama’s call for a rating system that would compare schools to aid prospective students and determine federal funding.
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Clinton Lauds N.Y.U. Graduates, and Inquiry, in Speech

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 8:42pm
Bill Clinton expressed support for his friend John Sexton, N.Y.U.’s president, while voicing concern about treatment of foreign laborers who helped construct the building where the ceremony was held.
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‘Star Trek’ Prop to Help ‘Reading Rainbow’ Grow

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 8:03pm
LeVar Burton is leveraging a chance to wear the original Visor he sported as the character Geordi La Forge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” in exchange for a donation to a crowdfunding campaign for “Reading Rainbow.”
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Briefly: International Education: IESE of Spain Announces Plans for a Munich Campus

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 12:04pm
The Spanish business school said the new campus in Germany would be open by the end of the year.






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International Education: British Universities Turn to Capital Markets

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 12:01pm
Facing government funding cuts and sharp spending increases, some British universities are raising money in the bond market.






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International Education: For Some Foreign Students, U.S. Education Is Losing Its Attraction

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 12:01pm
After years of robust enrollment increases, graduate applications from South Korea to American colleges have dropped, raising concerns that Chinese applications may follow the trend






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Opinion: Who Are Women’s Colleges For?

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 2:30pm
Applications from transgender students and a Title IX ruling are forcing women’s colleges to reconsider admissions.






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Applied Science: The Ripple Effects of Rising Student Debt

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 9:39am
A collection of studies shows that the burden of student loans may well cause the borrowers to make different life decisions — choices that affect the overall economy.






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