Education News from NY Times
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I know I have the BRCA 1 mutation, and I know I have a strong chance of developing ovarian or breast cancer. But I am 32 years old, and I don’t know what to do with that knowledge.
A crew looking for Ms. Graham, a student who disappeared last month, discovered human remains outside Charlottesville, officials said.
The guidance came after complaints that children who are in the U.S. illegally had been barred from public school classes in Hempstead.
The Calidore String Quartet will be artists-in-residence and visiting faculty at Stony Brook University through the end of the 2015-16 academic year.
This week features a lot of moving parts at our house, and dinner will not be the focus. But it still has to be planned and provided, even if not necessarily cooked.
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.
If we want to have any chance at defeating, or better yet avoiding, lice, we’re going to have to be willing to talk about them.
The 2014 elections are just around the corner, and they provide many opportunities for inviting E.L.L.s to be more active citizens.
Are you an avid video game player? Do you feel the industry and culture of the gaming world is dominated by men and boys? If so, what effects of that have you seen?
After learning that a nurse infected in Texas had flown to Ohio, officials in two states closed schools and Americans debated how much they should worry.
As the first black superintendent of schools in Selma, Ala., Dr. Roussell aspired to equalize educational opportunity, only to be fired amid racial animosities, protests and a school boycott.
The Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court unanimously voted on Tuesday to allow for a major expansion in the heart of Greenwich Village.
John E. Deasy, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, had clashed with the school board, and drawn flak for a flawed $1.3 billion plan to give iPads to students.
The student, who had recently returned from Liberia and was admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital with a fever, was said to be improving.
In this lesson, students will predict the Senate outcome, fill out their own ballots and consider what’s at stake in these elections. We also offer several ideas for going further, including investigating campaign strategies and researching candidates.
In honor of National News Engagement Day, here are 50 ideas to help teachers bring current events into the classroom.
Many parents have grown so accustomed to the need to cobble together an after-school plan that we overlook the challenge those hours present to families who are already over-stretched.