Education News from NY Times
Updated: 4 hours 34 min ago
The United States trails nearly all other industrialized nations when it comes to educational equality, and it shows in income inequality.
The State Supreme Court held the Legislature in contempt on Thursday for its lack of progress on fixing the way the state pays for public education, but it withheld punishment until after the 2015 session.
Websites like GoFundMe and Crowdrise are part of a new generation of personal crowdfunding services helping needy students raise money for college.
It is back-to-school season, and for many on the Upper East Side, that means it is time to go back to Yura on Madison, which has seven schools within walking distance of its location, at East 92nd Street.
University of Texas System officials signed a letter of intent to work with the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology on a space-related project in Brownsville.
We’re experimenting with an informal new way to hear from students about what they’re reading in The Times and why. We invite both students and teachers to use this feature, and we’ll choose favorites to publish on Friday mornings.
Last night’s Sausage with Spinach and Bean Mash was easy and “therapeutic.” Tonight, pouring sauce on chicken.
Family dinner isn’t, and shouldn’t be, something to get through. It’s not a way station on the way to some goal. It is the goal, no matter what’s on the table — and it ought to be within everyone’s reach.
“On that day — the Sept. 11 that requires no year — the sun set on crushed buildings in a reimagined world. It set on a recontoured skyline and a haunted city. The equations of life no longer worked. That’s the way it seemed.”
The state is poised to become the first to require all colleges receiving state funds to bolster their efforts and require that students give active consent before all sexual activity.
Under a new state law, New York City must offer free space in public buildings or or help with the cost of renting private space.
Motherlode Blog: Those ‘Mysterious Deadly Virus’ Headlines? Don’t Panic. Do Watch That Cold, and Wash Your Hands.
Strains of enterovirus circulate every year. This year, the number of children affected is high, but the symptoms themselves (fever and coughing) are consistent with the way this virus has behaved in the past.
One of the most exhausting things about being new to a situation is having to learn everyone’s name. That’s why I love name tags.