Education News from NY Times
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Harvard’s president said the gift by the Morningside Foundation would give the school a stable financial base and the ability to give students more financial aid while expanding programs in several fields.
The changes would lower the threshold required to find someone guilty and would bring the university in line with the rest of the Ivy League.
Bard College has become an unlikely champion of liberal education in countries known for their volatility and political upheaval.
A change in the gender imbalance could sway the way teaching is regarded, and help it attract the best candidates.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who rarely speaks to reporters, answered children’s questions on Friday as part of a nationwide broadcast to mark Teacher’s Day. His opponents said the event highlighted the heavy-handedness of his government.
While the logistics of getting students back to school are crucial, parents and educators in Gaza face the larger challenge of educating a generation that has survived three wars in six years.
Two working parents. Two busy kids. One family that arrives home every evening, starved. Jenny Rosenstrach takes a recipe for chaos and coaches all of us in the planning and preparation needed to turn it into a pleasant nightly meal.
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Ideas, questions and resources from our audience, The Times and around the web for addressing this summer’s events in Ferguson, Mo., in the classroom.
Can students offer insights and observations about teachers that school administrators and teachers themselves might otherwise miss?
Thousands of scholars and others are objecting after the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rescinded the offer to Steven G. Salaita.
Can you choose the words to complete the paragraphs?
The overarching theory is that children will acquire knowledge and social skills through interactive guided play.