Education News from NY Times
Updated: 3 hours 12 min ago
As the Educational Credit Management Corporation fights borrowers who file for bankruptcy on federal loans, there is growing concern over its collection practices.
Some classes never met and some grades were illicitly changed in a University of North Carolina department that attracted numerous athletes, and a respected professor now faces a criminal charge.
College dormitories are booming in Manhattan, often built in partnership with development companies that leave the street-level space for commercial use.
While announcing his choice of Carmen Fariña as the next chancellor of New York City schools, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio acknowledged that his agenda could face hurdles.
Wall Street paid academic experts — and gave money to their universities — whose research supported the financial community’s views on commodity trading.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio was expected to appoint Carmen Fariña, a veteran educator in New York City who has served as a teacher, principal and superintendent.
Formally the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University, the D.school has made a global impact by encouraging students to find out what is most useful.
The rapid development of artificial intelligence threatens many white-collar jobs, and the value of education, experts say.
Despite Spain’s lagging economy, its business schools are increasingly attracting students who plan to return to Latin America after they graduate.
Swarthmore’s Hillel rebelled this month, saying it would not abide by its parent group’s guidelines prohibiting collaboration with speakers or groups deemed unsupportive of Israel.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government has begun to pursue a more openly nationalist agenda on an issue that critics fear will push the country further from its postwar pacifism.
A recent vote by the American Studies Association to boycott Israeli academic institutions has led some leaders to issue condemnations that emphasize the importance of academic freedom.
Laszlo Schwartz, once mostly silent about his harrowing childhood as a prisoner of the Nazis, now spends much of his time telling his story in German classrooms.
The potentially subversive nature of Christianity’s teachings found expression in the education of a generation of rebels against apartheid.
Many institutions that charge high tuition but also offer steep discounts are rethinking the allure of that model.