Education News from NY Times
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Radical shifts in tactics have swept the field — even calling on officers to rush toward shooters without backup.
“Steam,” a new exhibition in White Plains, takes its name from an educational movement, STEAM, which is STEM (another curriculum that is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics) with the addition of the “A” for art.
It’s always my instinct to sacrifice for my kids. To step back; to say, you take it, you go, it’s ok, I don’t mind. My daughter’s gift of a horseback ride reminded me that being the giver isn’t always the right thing to do.
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In the search for someone to fill Yeshiva University’s new Joseph Lieberman Chair in Public Policy and Public Service, one candidate stood out from all the rest.
A report said that the university’s band members had been told to mimic sex acts and were given vulgar nicknames, and that the director did not do enough to stop harassment.
George Fox University near Portland, Ore., has become the latest front in the fight over what defines a person’s gender, and who gets to decide.
The United States Army War College determined in a preliminary review on Thursday that Mr. Walsh appeared to have plagiarized his final paper to earn a master’s degree from the institution.
Some parents want their teenagers to put their phones down on vacation and connect with their families. But their teenagers might have a different, and valid, sense of what it means to be connected.
August 24 would have been the 117th birthday of Amelia Earhart, who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937 as she attempted to become the first woman to fly around the world.
I learned long ago that nutrition information alone doesn’t motivate people to eat healthy, and I know telling my children that “broccoli will make them big and strong” could backfire.
An examination of the final paper required for Senator John Walsh of Montana’s master’s degree from the Army War College indicates that at least a quarter of it was appropriated without attribution.
The “new math” curriculum is great — and nearly guaranteed to drive children and their parents understandably insane, because teachers don’t know how to teach it yet. Here’s what to do to help your child while they learn.