Education News from NY Times
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With concern that children would have to traverse crime-ridden blocks after the closing of 47 schools, the city deployed about 1,200 workers to watch over them.
Charter networks are developing what amounts to a youth movement in which teaching for two to five years is seen as acceptable, even desirable.
Charter schools are developing what amounts to a youth cult in which teaching for two to five years is seen as acceptable, and even desirable.
This research project asks students to not only examine a current event in detail, but also develops critical thinking skills by analyzing contemporary events using the lens of a historian.
President Obama urged law schools to consider cutting a year of classroom instruction, wading into a hotly debated issue inside the beleaguered legal academy.
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Louisville’s willingness to play football games on Tuesday nights, at ESPN’s urging, began a turnaround that led to huge rewards for the university and the network.
Parents in New York will be able to log on to see how their children did on the new Common Core reading and math tests.
Eight years after the introduction of education charges for students at public universities, German states have mostly eliminated the payments. The last will be phased out next year.
Hakubun Shimomura explains in an interview how the government plans to make Japanese universities more competitive internationally.
As the number of full-time cyberschools in Texas doubles this year, concerns are growing about online education’s influence, finances and overall academic quality.
The New York State attorney general’s office filed a civil suit accusing Donald J. Trump’s for-profit investment school of engaging in illegal business practices.