Education News from NY Times
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Mayor de Blasio is looking for classroom space and qualified teachers to accommodate 50,000 prekindergartners. Charter schools are willing, but not allowed to provide prekindergarten.
At the whiff of a threat, a generation growing up in the shadow of Columbine and Sandy Hook is trained to snap off the lights, lock the doors and take refuge in corners and closets.
Scores of college presidents and corporate and nonprofit leaders promised initiatives toward enrolling and graduating low-income minority students.
“Sarabande” by Lucie Thésée is paired with the article “Beneath Martinique’s Beauty, Guided by a Poet” by Sylvie Bigar in this Poetry Pairing.
Payments from Arkansas to help fund desegregation efforts in three school districts will be phased out under a settlement that was approved.
Mr. Milliken, the president of the University of Nebraska since 2004, will take over a system that is expanding but is troubled by large pockets of impoverished students.
The Learning Network Blog: Testing the Waters: Investigating Questions About the West Virginia Chemical Spill
Ideas for teaching about the West Virginia chemical spill, either by focusing on West Virginia alone, or widening the lens to include other industrial spills, inquiries into the water supply or regulation in general.
What places from The Times’s annual Places to Go list interest you most? Where else in the world would you like to go? What kind of traveler are you?
How has one polygamist family managed to “anger both the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which abandoned polygamy in 1890, and to some extent their own Mormon fundamentalist offshoot, the Apostolic United Brethren”?
Can you calculate the snowfall in a recent storm needed to yield of an average of one foot in the New York City area?
Gov. Jay Inslee asked lawmakers to increase spending on K-12 education and raise the state minimum wage as the Legislature began work on the first state budget in six years without a major financial shortfall.
As a teacher and principal, Carmen Fariña became known for her hands-on approach, which propelled her rise in the Education Department of New York City and ultimately contributed to her departure.
The boy suspected in the shooting at a middle school in Roswell was apprehended by a State Police lieutenant.
A Hamas program aims to prepare high school students for what some see as the next inevitable clash with Israel.