Education News from NY Times
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A new study indicates that the higher the income level of a student’s family, the more adept the student will be on how to use the web.
Struggling to hire enough workers for its growing business, OnForce Solar is partnering with Bronx Community College on a center for emerging companies and to help develop a skilled local work force.
A program called Springboard helps low-income parents get involved and make a difference in their children’s education.
The Department of Labor is putting money behind its push to expand paid family leave in the United States. The issue could be a factor in coming elections — if enough voters ask about it.
The girls of America seem to know less about money than boys, earn less and have lower expectations for their earnings going forward. And their parents may be partly to blame.
In this Text to Text, we pair the United States Bill of Rights with Sam Apple’s satirical “The Bill of Rights We Deserve.”
In honor of Banned Books Week, we feature this 1976 article from the Times archive in which Kurt Vonnegut, Bernard Malamud and Desmond Morris write about having their books banned from school libraries that year.
What television shows have mattered most to you? Why? Which old shows would you say “still matter” because of how they influenced television and popular culture in general?
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | In Colorado, a Student Counterprotest to an Anti-Protest Curriculum
Who recently proposed a curriculum-review committee to promote patriotism, respect for authority and free enterprise and to guard against educational materials that “encourage or condone civil disorder” and who is protesting it?
It was the first drop in the default rate in years, but 21 schools still have rates so high that they could be barred from federal loan and grant programs.
Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. was arrested in the abduction of Hannah Graham, 18, who has not been seen since she disappeared two weeks ago.
Harvard reported a gain of 15.4 percent for the fiscal year, continuing to lag rivals like Yale.
The Learning Network: A Nation in Transition: Investigating Evolving Research and Policy on Marijuana
In this lesson, we offer some starting points for science, social studies and English teachers aiming to use the debate over marijuana legalization as an opportunity for learning, research and discussion.
The Learning Network: What Is Your Reaction to the Performance and Protest Piece ‘Carry That Weight’?
Have you read or heard about Emma Sulkowicz, the student at Columbia who has been protesting its handling of a sexual assault she says happened to her as a sophomore? What do you think of her senior art thesis piece, “Carry That Weight”? Why?
Parents who start using video baby monitors to observe infant sleep often continue using them long past a child’s babyhood, and children are sometimes aware that they’re being watched.
Mr. Paul with his wife, Judi, created computerized teaching programs like Accelerated Reader that were widely adopted in American schools over the last 25 years.
Denver students protesting a proposed anti-protest curriculum-review committee appear to have learned lessons about the value of questioning authority, and irony.
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Obama, After Airstrikes in Syria, Says U.S. Will ‘Take the Fight’ to ISIS
Why will the participation of five Arab countries in the operation bolster the president’s argument that this campaign does not pit the United States against the Sunni Muslim world?