Education News from NY Times

Schools’ Discipline for Girls Differs by Race and Hue

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:46pm
For graffiti on a Georgia school’s walls, two girls were suspended. But only one of them ended up in the criminal justice system.






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New York State Education Commissioner to Leave for Federal Post

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:23pm
John B. King Jr. said he would take the No. 2 job at the United States Education Department.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Missouri: University Ties Drop in Students to Ferguson

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:03pm
The University of Missouri-St. Louis on Wednesday announced a hiring freeze in response to an unexpected enrollment drop that campus officials are linking to the fatal police shooting in nearby Ferguson.
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Motherlode Blog: Parents in Europe, Talking to Kids About Sex

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:50pm
When parents in European countries have the birds-and-the-bees talk with children and teenagers, it’s with less judgment and more trust.






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Motherlode Blog: ‘Invest in Us,’ and Our Parents, Too

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:00pm
Helping low-income children is more politically appealing than helping their parents. But children rarely succeed unless their families have a chance too.






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The Learning Network: Border Politics: Debating Immigration Policy

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 3:21pm
In this lesson we offer three different teaching ideas to engage students in the debate over immigration policy in the United States.






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Conversations: After Starting 4 Businesses, College Entrepreneur Decides on Degree

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 1:14pm
Daniel Fine, a student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, elected to complete his degree before entering the business world full time.
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Degrees of Education: What Students Don’t Know About Their Loans

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:02pm
Nationwide, many students are borrowing more than they understand. At elite colleges, though, the opposite may be true.






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The Learning Network: What Organizations Do You Think People Should Give to This Holiday Season? Why?

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 6:02am
Each December, Nicholas Kristof, a New York Times Op-Ed columnist, lists some organizations around the world that are doing wonderful work, and suggests giving to them might make inspiring gifts.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Senate Torture Report Faults C.I.A. for Brutality and Deceit

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:58am
Note to teachers: Please preview this edition of 6 Q’s before you assign it to students, as both the article and our questions concern methods of torture.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | impassable

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 38 New York Times articles in the past year.






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