Education News from NY Times

Talking Head: Lani Guinier Redefines Diversity, Re-evaluates Merit

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
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.
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Essay: How to Raise a University’s Profile: Pricing and Packaging

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
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!






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Pop Quiz: Film Studies: The Academia Awards

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
Test your knowledge of Oscar-winning movies, with questions from Dana Polan, a professor of cinema studies at New York University.
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Blackboard: Skipping Class at Harvard

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
How many are actually going to lectures.
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Blackboard: A Campus Guide’s Guide

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
Learning to lead parents around.
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Blackboard: A Few of Their Favorite Things

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
“What’s in on campus,” according to Student Monitor.
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Update: Made in China: Fake IDs

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
Forget old-school resources like an older sibling or Photoshop. In today’s global economy, students import their fake IDs.
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Why Google Glass Broke

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 5:30am
Why is there still hope for Glass, even though Google announced in January that it was shuttering its Glass Explorer program?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | brawn

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 81 New York Times articles in the past year.






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New Harvard Policy Bans Teacher-Student Relations

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:07pm
The move comes as the Obama administration investigates the handling of accusations of sexual assault at dozens of colleges, including Harvard.
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