Education News from NY Times
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Creighton University violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act when it failed to provide accommodations requested by a deaf medical student.
A report said that an assistant principal at a high school in Williamsburg raped a former student in 2009, and a worker there forced a student to perform oral sex on him in 2011.
For the first time, teachers would undergo mandatory evaluations, for example, but analysts said violent protests had led Congress to include provisions that might undermine the new legislation.
The choices for stocking up for the school year — whether it be grade school or college — can be overwhelming, and expensive. Here are some tips.
The $200 million gift from the real estate developer Stephen M. Ross is the single largest gift in the university’s history.
With the advent of interactive touch screens, educational apps have taken off. Until recently, there has been little research into their effectiveness, but that is starting to change.
A fight, possibly gang related, broke out a few minutes before classes began at Spring High School, and a 17-year-old was stabbed to death.
Cathy N. Davidson, a Duke professor who studies learning in the digital age, answers questions about massive open online courses, including their creativity and sustainability.
Do you find yourself surrounded by people who are staring at their screens instead of having face-to-face conversations? Are you ever guilty of doing that, too?
When is the Syrian government believed to have killed hundreds of civilians in a chemical attack? Why do some people argue that allowing that attack to go unpunished would set a dangerous precedent?
Wedu aims to help women in Southeast Asia gain access to higher education through microfinancing, mentoring and counseling.