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Last year 66 seniors shared their college application essays that addressed class and money, and four were published. Here’s where the four students are now.
Looking to the future, high school seniors can draw revealing portraits in writing about their financial circumstances.
In this week’s lesson students will read about the events in Nigeria and the subsequent Twitter campaign, deciding whether hashtag activism is worthwhile and designing ways to take action on an issue they care about.
Can you identify the sentence that correctly punctuates a sentence that contains an internal quotation?
Ronald O. Ross, superintendent of the Greenburgh Central School District, is charged in a federal lawsuit with using racial, ethnic and other slurs.
My mother’s unexpected appearance at a moment when I needed her more than I knew was more than luck.
A principal and four teachers at Cayuga Elementary School in Philadelphia promoted cheating on standardized tests for five years by providing answers to students and improperly reviewing questions before administering the tests, the state’s attorney general said.
Twelve ideas for teaching with The Times about language — from the new SAT to slang, clichés, root words and more.
The Justice and Education Departments said schools “may be in violation of federal law” if they turn children away because they or their parents do not have immigration papers.
This Poetry Pairing features “Muddling Through Mother’s Day,” an Op-Ed column by Frank Bruni and “To My Mother” by Edgar Allan Poe.
Our son’s teacher recently asked that we have him tested. I am hazy on the details of this, and would like to know what “testing” for behavioral or cognitive issues entails. Could you explain the process?
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | U.S. Climate Has Already Changed, Study Finds, Citing Heat and Floods
What are some of the effects of climate change the report noted in the Northeast, Southwest and Midwest?
Do you instinctively get defensive when someone criticizes your work? Or, are you able to see critique as an opportunity to do even better and push yourself harder?
The state’s seniors did better on reading and math exams, but New Jersey remained flat in those areas, according to results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress.