Education News from NY Times
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Janet L. Yellen, chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, told the graduates that her predecessor, Ben Bernanke, did not let setbacks during the financial crisis deter his effort to revive the economy.
In this lesson, students explore the concept of fair division by researching and demonstrating the basic techniques in this modern field.
I wanted to know the right people to invite to my daughter’s 16th birthday party; the right cake to bake; the right music to play. But I didn’t. I did know enough to know who would.
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The Agriculture Department will allow some schools to delay adding more whole-grain foods to meals this year, responding to criticism from school officials and Congress that the standards were too difficult to meet.
Wyoming, which has been enriched by the sale of its natural resources, was the first state to reject new national science standards for schools, but it likely won’t be the last.
The United States, which lags most other industrial nations in educational performance, also has a persistent gulf in the test results between the rich and the poor.
Jameis Winston, the Heisman Trophy winner who has been accused of rape by a former student, did not attend the hearing, which focused on two of his teammates who witnessed part of the sexual encounter.
In this lesson we explore both the World Cup, which kicks off next month, and the complex nation which is hosting it. Students will learn that mounting a major international tournament is about much more than soccer, with myriad preparations and political issues to be managed before the first ball is kicked.
It is facing an uproar after adding to its statement of belief that Adam and Eve “are historical persons created by God in a special formative act, and not from previously existing life-forms.”
Were we really going to spend $6,500 to move a bunch of plastic and cardboard, a worn couch and IKEA shelves?
Is de facto segregation — segregation that occurs not because of laws, but for other complex reasons — still alive in your community?