Education News from NY Times
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Did you follow the news about the death of Michael Brown and the protests in Ferguson, Mo.? If so, what reactions did you have? Do you think anything will change — either in St. Louis or nationally — as a result of the protests? Why or why not?
The real point of homework doesn’t lie in the completion of the homework. It lies in learning how to sit yourself down and get it done.
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Brothers Convicted in 1983 North Carolina Murder Are Freed After DNA Tests
What responsibility does the state of North Carolina have to Henry McCollum and Leon Brown now that they have been declared innocent?
Nine sites that would have served 265 students will not open because of safety concerns or other issues, officials announced two days before the first day of school.
The new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention came as thousands of foreign students and workers, and Americans who have been traveling abroad, began arriving on campuses to start a new school year.
The Learning Network: Summer Reading Winner, Week 10 | A High School Journalist on the Execution of James Foley
5,680 entries ago, we began our Summer Reading Contest. Today, reluctantly, we announce our final winner — congratulations DB_TZ! — and our usual long list of runners-up and honorable mentions.
Happy academic year 2014-15! Here’s what we’ve got on our blog and how you can use it, whether you’re a teacher, a student (of any age) or a parent.
A study of college students found that the trend toward more class participation, and away from a traditional lecture-based approach, raised average test scores, with bigger gains for some.
I didn’t have to ground him. I just had to carry out our deal. Incomplete homework preparation, no author visit.
What interesting, adventurous, challenging or just plain fun things did you do this summer, whether you were miles from home or in your own backyard? Tell us in our comments section.
Below are three paragraphs from “A Bit of Caution Beneath the Thump,” the Aug. 31 review of last week’s Electric Zoo concert in New York City. Can you choose the best word for each blank?
A new study by researchers at Vanderbilt found that college coaches who command robust salaries are worth the money because of the value they bring to their universities.
In Mexico, which despite a healthy education budget has dilapidated schools, a billboard shows how much money goes to no-show teachers who collect pay without working.
A Pittsburgh high school took part in an initiative to raise its performance in math and science, but did its results match the high expectations?
Students need an unvarnished picture of our past and the skills to understand and interpret that picture.
Thousands of scholars and others are objecting after the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rescinded the offer to Steven G. Salaita.