Education News from NY Times
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For 16 years, Spanier oversaw the school’s growth from remote outpost of American higher education to top-tier public university. Now he is facing felony charges. How much should anyone pay for a sin of omission?
Parents trying to administer medicine to children younger than 12 are often baffled by measuring options and confusing labels.
Should the United States and Russia destroy all stocks of the smallpox virus, or should they keep samples in case they are needed for further research? Why?
A panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday said the University of Texas at Austin used race narrowly enough to meet the standard laid out by the Supreme Court.
The debt settlement industry, already accused of questionable tactics related to mortgages, is finding a gold mine of new clients among those with college loans.
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The terrible accusations against the father alleged to have intentionally left his toddler to die in a hot car in Georgia make it too easy to mentally file the death under the category “things that will never happen to my family.”
One minute, your teen needs you. The next, she pushes you away—hard. That’s normal for her, but tough on the parent enduring the push and pull.
A big community college had a long record of low graduation rates and uneven instruction. But when an overseer tried to act, an uproar ensued.