Education News from NY Times
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The fall in certifications resembles, in some respects, the state’s experience with the Common Core, a set of more rigorous learning standards for students that has been adopted by New York and most other states.
Despite protests and a last-ditch effort by Gov. Jerry Brown to block an increase in costs, the University of California Board of Regents approved a plan to raise tuition 27.6 percent over five years.
In this lesson, students will learn about the science behind G.M.O.’s, and they will explore questions about the consequences, both intended and unintended, related to their use.
Seven law students and undergraduates filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the president and fellows of Harvard College for what they call “mismanagement of charitable funds.”
The president, in a respite from the gridlock and sniping in Washington, also signed a bill that changes the child care rules for low-income families.
When the ultrasound technician found that white blob between the legs of my baby on the computer screen, I cried.
Almost everywhere we go— a hike on a mountain trail, a restaurant, an art museum– unsolicited comments about the same sex of my children follow.
I was pregnant: I didn’t want to engage people in a discussion on gender. I wanted to take a nap. Still, I was alarmed to hear repeatedly that it was somehow preferable to have a boy instead of a girl.
Warned that colleges are increasingly investigating digital histories, high school students are cleaning up their public social media activity.
Lawyers have appropriated the tools often used to fight misconduct and turned them against the prosecution, confronting higher education’s approach to the issue.
When you see a bug in your home, what do you do? Do you leave it alone? Do you kill it, or ask someone else to? Or do you try to catch it and set it free outside?
What efforts should government, scientists or ordinary citizens take to save the monarch butterfly and its annual migration?
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In this moment, just after their father has been deployed, I can’t safeguard their hearts; I am unable to spare these tears. It’s a powerless feeling, before the sun is up.
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