Education News from NY Times
Updated: 9 hours 59 sec ago
The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 3 | A Teenage Waitress on ‘Unblinking Eyes Track Employees’
This week our top winner is Madeline, but we’ve also chosen five runners-up and 10 honorable mentions.
My friends used to offer up my status as a gay former Mormon as an icebreaker. Now, they’re helpfully tossing my role as “known sperm donor” out at dinner parties.
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Companies That Offer Help With Student Loans Are Often Predatory, Officials Say
Why did the Illinois attorney general file lawsuits against two debt settlement companies in connection with their student loan practices?
When kids who complain about the things a parent thought they would appreciate, like vacations and even chocolate, how can a parent help them change both tone and attitude?
The World Cup, Israel and more, including an experimental 10th question we’d love to know if you like. Let us know, and good luck!
The terrible accusations against the father alleged to have intentionally left his toddler to die in a hot car in Georgia make it too easy to mentally file the death under the category “things that will never happen to my family.”
One minute, your teen needs you. The next, she pushes you away—hard. That’s normal for her, but tough on the parent enduring the push and pull.
A big community college had a long record of low graduation rates and uneven instruction. But when an overseer tried to act, an uproar ensued.
A shift from numerical targets aims to realign qualifications with job opportunities, but some opponents have cried foul.
As a debate in Congress over whether to extend green-card privileges to foreign students drags on, students are looking at opportunities outside the United States.
A freshman said she was sexually assaulted at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The school’s handling of the investigation left her wishing she had remained silent.
In starting a new educational network in Peru, a businessman turned to Ideo, a design company, to help devise everything from classrooms to business models.
College students have joined a legal challenge in North Carolina, claiming that the state’s requirements discriminate based on age.
In Corinthian Colleges’ downfall, taxpayers and borrowers will again pay for regulatory lapses.
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.