Education News from NY Times
Updated: 10 hours 32 min ago
The government strategy to subsidize higher education is failing at its core task: giving less privileged Americans a real shot at a college degree.
Thomas Woodrow Price, headmaster of Branson School in Marin County, Calif., was found with heroine, cocaine and enough methamphetamine for the pair to be accused of possession of that drug for sale.
The government wants to rewrite textbooks to make wartime history more “patriotic.” But at the same time, it wants to project an open, international image.
Secularism in schools has been undergoing a transformation that signals a reticence on the part of the government to separate religion from politics.
The “terrible twos” are merely the beginning of a futile attempt to tame the Bartleby in each of us.
A school district near Toronto has begun a program to teach students about the risks of traumatic brain injuries in sports.
The state refuses to base teacher evaluations on student scores, which triggers an outdated standard: that every student be proficient in reading and math.
A charter school training program reflects the belief that teachers, like doctors, need to practice repeatedly with experienced supervisors before they can take the reins in classes of their own.
The Army War College rescinded a master’s degree awarded to John E. Walsh of Montana after determining that he had copied large portions of a paper.
Bernard Gassaway, the principal of Boys and Girls High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant, offered Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Education Department one of its sternest public rebukes yet.
Someone has to figure out some way for the family to eat. Here’s what our dinners will look like next week.
As a missionary’s kid, I grew up in speaking a language not my own and playing with children not like me. To find the same experience for my daughter, I had to make her the outsider.
The female student who accused Harris, the University of Florida’s starting quarterback, of sexual battery withdrew her criminal complaint Friday.
Donations to educational institutions are increasing. What to consider when your contribution is significant.
Every year, while others are mapping out their jack-o’-lantern carvings or dusting off boxes of Christmas decorations in the attic, we are building a hut for Sukkot.
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When my daughter first started school, she raced off to school happily each morning. Until, suddenly, she didn’t.
Students in Samara Skolnik’s class encouraged others to read an obituary of a Russian space scientist, reporting on college football players and head trauma and an article on Mexican Coca-Cola.