Education News from NY Times
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Middle school students may be taking college admissions tests, but experts suggest that later is better.
The group has warned school districts and charter school chains that the size of its corps of teachers this fall could be down by as much as a quarter.
An interactive chart of words taken from millions of student reviews of their instructors offers a vivid illustration of unconscious gender bias.
The historically progressive school plans to bolster its curriculum to include more attention in its courses to climate change and sustainability.
Republican lawmakers, who say they were not consulted on President Obama’s plan for free community college, wonder whether he is trying to pass legislation or simply burnishing his legacy.
Unequal Education: How Elementary School Teachers’ Biases Can Discourage Girls From Math and Science
Early educational experiences have a quantifiable effect on the courses students choose later, a study shows.
Children need to learn how to read, but do they really need to learn to sing Do-Re-Mi in front of two hundred people with flashing cameras?
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We present the January edition of Teenagers in the Times, a feature that presents almost everything published in The Times about young people during that month.
The Learning Network: How Should the Media, and the Public at Large, Respond to the News About Bruce Jenner?
This week, the Style section and the Op-Ed columnist Nicholas Kristof raise questions about how we should react to widespread reports that Bruce Jenner is transitioning from male to female. Have you followed this news and noticed the way it has been covered in the news media? What has been your reaction?
Ms. Guinier, the first tenured woman of color at Harvard Law School, argues in a new book for a rethinking of the “testocracy” that is college admissions.
The transformation of George Washington from humble commuter school into nationally known university has served as a model for other striving campuses. The direction: up!
Test your knowledge of Oscar-winning movies, with questions from Dana Polan, a professor of cinema studies at New York University.
How many are actually going to lectures.
“What’s in on campus,” according to Student Monitor.
Forget old-school resources like an older sibling or Photoshop. In today’s global economy, students import their fake IDs.
Why is there still hope for Glass, even though Google announced in January that it was shuttering its Glass Explorer program?