Education News from NY Times
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After Mayor Bill de Blasio rebuffed his proposal of $1.5 billion for prekindergarten education, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo offered New York communities a blank check.
Three principals were fired last week after an investigation into test cheating that has implicated about 140 teachers and administrators, a spokesman for the Philadelphia school district said.
Online images of students prompted anger and calls for disciplinary action at Arizona State University.
Across New York City on Wednesday, schools grappled with anemic attendance and complaints that Mayor Bill de Blasio had erred by holding class on a day of subzero winds and frozen streets.
Some young Catholics have been mystified by a wave of firings and forced resignations at Roman Catholic institutions around the country, most often over gay educators’ decisions to marry.
In this lesson we offer a math-focused list of 10 ways students can learn from and tell stories with the numbers in some recent charts, tables and interactives found in The Times.
Can you calculate the number of people charged with marijuana-related misdemeanors each day if you know the total number issued over a certain period?
The shutdown of a course comparison website built by two students turned into something of a free speech cause.
A movement in Phoenix to open 25 high-performing schools in the next five years is focused on test scores in the growing Latino population.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s offer of $1.5 billion to expand prekindergarten is likely to be seen as an attempt to outmaneuver Mayor Bill de Blasio, who said on Tuesday he would still seek to tax the rich to pay for the program.
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