Education News from NY Times
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The State Board of Elections ruled that a college student living in a dormitory can run for office in that city.
High school students are graduating with many more science credits that could pave the way to careers in science and technology.
Science Times asked 19 experts, “If you could make one change to improve science education in the United States, what would it be?”
As states adopt the new Common Core standards for math education, teachers prepare for a shift from breadth to depth, particularly in the earlier grades.
Happy academic year 2013-14! Here’s what we’ve got on our blog and how you can use it, whether you’re a teacher, a student (of any age) or a parent.
Answer this question about President Obama’s request for Congressional authorization of U.S. military intervention in Syria.
Jennifer J. Raab has created “a culture of fear,” according to one departing assistant dean, but supporters say the college’s fortunes have risen during her tenure.
This is a special edition of our daily Student Opinion question. Posting a comment here by Sept. 27 will enter you in a contest that we will judge in collaboration with The Times’s science desk.
Adopting rigorous standards, and sticking with them while giving teachers some breathing room, has helped Massachusetts’ students rise to No. 1 in the nation on science and math achievement.
Meet some high school and college students who have taken stands on issues connected to science education.
Mixing related but distinct concepts in lessons has proved more effective than focusing on one subject at a time, though it feels harder.
Eugenie C. Scott, longtime director of the National Center for Science Education, has spent a career beating back efforts to teach creationism in schools across America.
While the world may be dazzled by Chinese students’ test scores, educators in China worry that the lack of hands-on science learning is stifling innovation and critical thinking.
Female students are catching up or surpassing male counterparts in math and science, yet the fields like engineering and computer science remain male dominated.
With its usual silliness, “Sesame Street” is introducing serious concepts about nature, science, math and engineering to its target audience of children too young to read.