Education News from NY Times
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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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On campuses filled with foreign-born students, Janet Napolitano, who was named president of the University of California last summer, faces anger over her role in the Obama administration’s deportation of 1.9 million unauthorized immigrants.
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The position of adjunct faculty member, though increasingly common, offers no job security, no health benefits and no assured pathway to full-time university employment.
University College, Oxford, has apologized after an official mistakenly sent out a mass email naming poorly performing students.
The politicization of education is particularly evident in East Jerusalem, a predominantly Arab neighborhood.
The Modern Language Association took a step toward approving a resolution to oppose what it called Israel’s discriminatory “denials of entry” to scholars trying to visit the West Bank.
ITT Educational Services, which operates for-profit technical schools, has drawn the attention of regulators over a private lending trust.
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