Education News from NY Times
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Millions of Americans have trained for new careers through the $3.1 billion Workforce Investment Act, but many have not found new jobs and are instead faced with thousands of dollars of debt.
Without technological support and with a lack of financing, an experiment in online courses at an African refugee camp fell short.
Harvard University has retained the top spot in the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities, a position it has held for the past 12 years.
As the Sept. 18 Scottish independence referendum approaches, campaigners are reaching out to students to explain what the vote could mean for them.
I bought the milk in the refrigerator while I was still pregnant. When I sent that text, the baby was already dead, and I didn’t know it yet.
Reformers misunderstand how central human relationships are to the educational process.
A state judge on Friday refused a temporary injunction sought against state education officials in an effort to block application of the Common Core education standards.
Four Notre Dame football players are being held out of practice while the school investigates what it is calling “suspected academic dishonesty,” the university told the N.C.A.A.
Try saying this out loud: “Family and academics are more important than sports, until sports conflict, then sports win.”
The Pennsylvania legislature is considering a cigarette tax for the city that would make the budget reductions temporary.
First-time college students should think about the options for their financial service needs before arriving on campus and beginning school activities.
I wasn’t happy when the pediatric ophthalmologist ordered up glasses for my toddler. But it wasn’t supposed to be about me.
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Students who read and discussed a scene from Harry Potter in which the cruel Draco Malfoy calls Hermione a “filthy little Mudblood,” and her friends react with outrage reported more positive feelings about immigrants.
What would children learn if we made them give away some of their favorite toys after a month? Maybe that ownership and appreciation aren’t linked.