Education News from NY Times
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Using the phrases “special preferences” or “preferential treatment” in a survey tends to reduce support for the policy.
McDonald’s gave one economist’s daughter a “girl toy” too many.
As a child, I wished my mother could spend more time involved with my school and activities, but that’s not who she was. I hoped to do better, but I wasn’t sure what that would look like.
Some students at the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School, which has a focus on marine science and technology, are doing an internship that takes them to the New York Aquarium in Coney Island.
The student data warehousing venture that became a lightning rod for some parents’ data privacy and security concerns, announced it would close.
Even borrowers with spotless records are facing demands for early repayment of their loans, and some are being forced into default, a federal consumer protection agency said.
Gov. Sam Brownback signed a school funding bill on Monday that increases aid for poor districts to satisfy a portion of a State Supreme Court ruling and that also ends the state’s mandate for teacher tenure.
In some neighborhoods, the process of applying for kindergarten has come to resemble a mini-Ivy League, with parents hiring consultants, touring scores of schools and inundating online forums.
When schools took chocolate milk off the menu, children drank less milk and purchased fewer school lunches, a study found.
An avalanche disaster, a novelist’s death, an Internet bug and a late-night successor: How many of the 10 questions in this week’s news quiz can you answer correctly?
The magazine that brought many parents of my vintage through the toddler years has invited writers, including Ann Hood, to cast the eyes that once focused on potty training and sleepless nights onto sexuality, grit, college tours — and more sleepless nights.
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