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For New York City’s Homeless Children, Getting to School Is the Hard Part

October 10, 2016 - 11:22pm
A new report that draws largely on data from the 2013-14 school year vividly maps out just how difficult it is for students who live in homeless shelters to get an education.
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Jacob Neusner, Judaic Scholar Who Forged Interfaith Bonds, Dies at 84

October 10, 2016 - 8:22pm
Professor Neusner, a leading historian of Jewish rabbinical texts, published over 900 books devoted to comparative religion, history and legal theory.
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A Divisive President at City College, and a Long List of Personal Expenses

October 10, 2016 - 3:30am
It was not budget cuts or a contentious relationship with faculty that led to the resignation of Lisa S. Coico, but her use of college funds for personal matters.
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Editorial: Racial Profiling in Preschool

October 8, 2016 - 2:30pm
A new study suggests that biases against black children, especially black boys, are creeping into classrooms filled with 4-year-olds.
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President of City College Quits Abruptly Amid Scrutiny of Her Finances

October 7, 2016 - 10:12pm
The administrator, Lisa S. Coico, announced her resignation a day after The New York Times contacted officials with questions about the handling of more than $150,000 of her personal expenses.
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Racial Bias Claim Looms Over Bronx School as Administrators Exit

October 5, 2016 - 10:27pm
An assistant principal has filed a complaint against the city’s Education Department saying that a local assemblyman’s involvement with a school’s enrollment was rooted in bias.
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Sinosphere: Recognizing Boarding Schools’ Psychic Toll in China

October 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
Stoic and emotional reactions at a seminar in Beijing hinted at the fallout from the widespread practice of sending young children to live away from home.
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