Education News from NY Times
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Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a labor deal with New York City’s largest teachers’ union that will grant $3.4 billion in back pay to the union in exchange for a reduction in health care costs and an easing of classroom work rules.
The Obama administration identified dozens of institutions, including public, private, obscure and elite schools, that are being investigated for possible violations of anti-discrimination laws.
Successful lawsuits by women, a stepped-up enforcement of civil rights and the political savvy of student groups have converged to tackle the problem on campuses.
Our Summer Reading Contest is back! From June 13 through Aug. 15, any teenager anywhere in the world can answer the question, “What interested you most in The Times this week?” to be entered into our weekly competition.
Plenty of parents don’t manage to set aside money, but that doesn’t mean their children will be shut out of degrees from great schools.
Kids today, either because they’re continually entertained by digital devices or continually ferried from lesson to practice to playdate, don’t know how to handle unstructured time unless we teach them.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s potential agreement with the United Federation of Teachers, which would include retroactive pay, would settle a nearly five-year labor dispute.
This Poetry Pairing features “Sweeping the States” by Jacob Saenz and the article “Drought Takes Its Toll on a Texas Business and a Town” by Manny Fernandez.
We’re publishing one of the Top 10 winners of our Student Editorial Contest each day. This essay calling for more government support for members of the military in Canada is by Talia V.
What movies do you find yourself quoting, referencing, thinking about or watching over and over? Why?
Daniel E. Straus, a trustee at the New York University School of Law, has subpoenaed two students for their correspondence after they denounced his treatment of labor.
The foundation led by the family that built Walmart has spent more than $1 billion on some of the fastest-growing, and most divisive, trends in education.