Education News from NY Times
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Speaking at Worcester Technical High School in Massachusetts, President Obama chided Republicans for thwarting the loan relief legislation.
Copycat lawsuits are expected in other states after a judge’s landmark finding on Tuesday that California’s teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional.
As they enter their second week of adding two vegetarian meals weekly, a meat-loving family finds a lasagna they love, and prepares to try a Big Bowl with black beans, greens, avocado and salsa fresca.
Although Kelly is carrying their daughter, we won’t know until she arrives who the biological mother is. For now, it’s father’s baby; mother’s maybe.
This poem, by Emily Rigby, is one of the 11 winners of our fifth annual Found Poem Student Contest. It comes from two articles: “A Playwright Seeks Healing With His Work” and “Surviving the Finish Line.”
If you were a teacher trying to create a positive learning environment for students, how would you decorate your classroom?
Jane L. Mendillo will exit from her role as manager of the $32.7 billion nest egg by the end of the year; its performance has fallen behind those of other Ivy leagues.
Jane L. Mendillo will exit from her role as manager of the university’s $32.7 billion nest egg by the end of the year; its performance has fallen behind those of other league members.
The trustees of Union Theological Seminary, a liberal Protestant organization in New York City, voted on Tuesday to divest the school’s $108.4 million endowment from fossil fuel companies.
The decision handed teachers’ unions a major defeat in a landmark case to overturn laws governing how teachers are hired and fired and is expected to set off similar fights across the nation.
A program for teenage boys in Chicago makes a contribution to the battle against entrenched income inequality.
The F.C.C. fund that subsidizes the installation of high-speed Internet connections at schools prioritizes bringing connections to a school or library over improving networks inside a school.
In an open letter, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — a strong backer of the new academic guidelines — said more time was needed to make the standards work.