Education News from NY Times
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In a new paper, two law professors warn that the rise of three-dimensional printing could set off lawsuits like those seen over music file-sharing.
The State Board of Education delayed final approval of a widely used biology textbook because of concerns raised by one reviewer that the book presents evolution as fact rather than mere theory.
The university was grappling with accusations that three white students verbally and physically abused a black freshman.
A federal judge has given state and federal lawyers 60 days to come up with possible modifications to a court order to make sure that the state’s private school voucher program does not lead to segregation of schools.
Do you think the problem is that parents, teachers and society in general do not encourage girls to enter these fields? Or is it just not seen as “cool” for girls to excel in math and science?
The Learning Network: Text to Text | ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘Montague and Capulet as Shiite and Sunni’
What can we learn about ourselves and our world from a 16th-century play? How has “Romeo and Juliet” been reworked to speak to new audiences in different times and places? We’ve excerpted one Times article and linked to many, many more that we hope can help answer these questions.
To mark the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, this Poetry Pairing features Lydia Maria Child’s classic poem “The New-England Boy’s Song about Thanksgiving Day” and the article “When Phones Come Out Long Before the Turkey” by Kim Severson.
About 80 percent of people who enrolled in a massive open online course from the University of Pennsylvania had already earned a bachelor’s degree, according to a survey.
A new Brookings Institution study shows that while some research universities earn big money on blockbuster patents, most of the institutions earn nothing.
The university plans to offer graduate education in emerging media and game design, as well as four more fields, at an outpost campus in Steiner Studios.
Short quizzes at the start of each class increased attendance and performance, an experiment showed.