Education News from NY Times
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This is not a campaign to end the photo card. But the year our daughter died, it would have been so much kinder to send something else.
In September, complaints about content prompted Highland Park High School in Texas to pull seven books from the curriculum, creating an uproar that led to an about-face.
Admission rates are misleading: It’s not that fewer students are accepted; it’s that applications have run riot.
The governing board will meet Tuesday to discuss complaints that the university has for years mishandled reports of sexual assaults.
A group of academics is joining the Saudi government in a project to lower the hurdles keeping women from becoming employed.
Both sexes have ambitious goals for their career and family life, a study finds, but entrenched factors seem to hold many women back.
Michigan must beat its biggest rival, Ohio State, on Saturday to become eligible to play in a bowl game, but the troubled program faces bigger challenges as the university’s sports culture is questioned.
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The board in Gilbert, Ariz., said two pages in a biology textbook that discuss sexually transmitted diseases and contraception violated a state law passed in 2012.
M.I.T.’s football team, which has long been an afterthought at a university known for its academics, is 10-0 and in the second round of the N.C.A.A. Division III playoffs.
Santiago Taveras, once the public face for many school closings during the Bloomberg years, is now working on turning around the troubled DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx.
This year, I understand that my grown children are trying too hard to be with everyone in some fashion over a period of very few days allotted to that purpose.
Before he lost his ability to speak, one of my son’s favorite questions was, “Mommy, what are you thankful for?” Over the Thanksgiving we spent in the intensive care unit, I continued to answer the question he could no longer ask.
The comptroller, Scott M. Stringer, said New York City had so far missed out on receiving as much as $120 million from the federal government because of an investigation into the Education Department.
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Stocking the branches of the Giving Tree with candy, gloves and small gifts kept us busy, and grateful, all season long.
Here are the first six paragraphs from the Nov. 24 article, “Even Under Microscope, Catch by Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Earns Applause.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
The Department of Education is seeking to require states to develop rating systems for teacher preparation programs that could affect who receives federal grants.